It’s that time of year again. Beginning tomorrow, June 6th, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be hosting the 30th annual International Roadcheck. According to the CVSA, the International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world. During the 72 hour period, an average of 17 trucks or buses are inspected every minute across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.
It’s going to be a record-breaking year for vacationing travelers.
AAA is reporting that this Memorial Day holiday will be the “most travelers” since 2005. They are estimating that 39.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles from their home location. The important thing to note is that 88 percent of these travelers will be driving……
The trucking lifestyle can make breakfast a challenge when you are looking to eat somewhat healthy. There are so many unhealthy options at every truck stop, rest area, and other places you may stop along your route. One of the downfalls in society as a whole is that those unhealthy food options are very cheap in cost and easily accessible.
Drivers are the heart and soul of the transportation industry. It's a fact, without drivers no product would go anywhere, ever. Despite this, we still hear a lot about drivers being overlooked throught the industry. But what happens when we begin to actively collect and act on feedback from our drivers?
As a driver, you spend countless hours sitting. This can be hard on the body. So, it is important to drink water while you’re driving. While most think caffeine is the answer to keeping them alert, water is actually a natural source of energy. You don’t quite have to take in eight glasses of water but, increasing your water intake will certainly be beneficial.