3 Expenses and Money Saving Tips for Truck Owner-Operators

Are you a truck driver who is thinking about becoming an owner-operator? If so, you’re in good company. According to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, there are 350,000 owner-operators in the United States. In 2013, those owner-operators drove about 110,000 miles.

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Emergency Preparedness: Gear to Keep in Your Truck

Regardless of your experience driving your truck cross-country, you might not be able to maneuver your vehicle through a natural disaster or severe storm. And breakdowns can pose their own slew of problems when you’re trying to make a deadline on your delivery. Fortunately, you don’t have to embark on your next route unprepared. Continue reading “Emergency Preparedness: Gear to Keep in Your Truck”

3 Things Every Trucker Should Know About Hauling Livestock

Do you want to haul livestock as a business? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration states that around 250,000 drivers are specialty livestock haulers in the U.S. alone. Obviously, you’ll be in good company if you choose to transport living freight. Here are three things every trucker should understand about hauling livestock. Continue reading “3 Things Every Trucker Should Know About Hauling Livestock”

Smart Summer Driving Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

Drivers can’t afford to be laid up at home with health problems in the summer months with so much freight out there to haul. However, it’s easier than you think to succumb to heat exhaustion or heatstroke while driving a rig in summer. Here are some smart trucking tips to keep you cool in the hottest driving conditions. Continue reading “Smart Summer Driving Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illness”