While many truck drivers these days still enjoy using a CB radio, many of them have found that cell phones offer a convenient way to communicate with other truckers as well as those back home. Besides communication, another benefit cell phones provide are the many apps that truck drivers can download.
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Many truck drivers have serious health issues. One of the biggest health problems that truck drivers face is obesity. In fact, research shows that about seven in 10 truckers are obese. About 17 percent of truck drivers are morbidly obese, which means they are 100 pounds over their normal weight.
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While most trucks are built to handle long hours and long distances on the road, some specialized trucks are necessary for warehouse and unloading operations. These specialized trucks are often smaller and more suited for a specific area like a warehouse or yard. One of the most important trucks for yard operations is the yard spotter.
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If you’re starting out as an owner-operator truck driver, the truck you purchase is one of your first and most important decisions. While a new truck may be appealing, a used semitruck will be more affordable — and the savings it provides will help you as you get started. Here are the various ways that buying a used truck will save you money.
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Truck driving is generally considered a solitary, independent career. But it can be a team operation if you partner with one or more other drivers to share the driving and the benefits.
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