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A Cold Donut – Trucking Orientation

Posted on Jan 29, 2016

Tyler Dietrich

“I was handed a cold donut, and that was it for the day. If I wanted more food I had to use a vending machine.”

“I was told I would be home in 14 days and then get two days off. Instead, it was three months before I saw my home.”


Topics: Culture, Industry

Driving Healthy

Posted on Jan 22, 2016

In the world of OTR trucking, personal health has a bad tendency to take the back seat. Life out on the road can be full of challenges. One of the biggest may just be finding the time and resources to maintain your health. With fast food value meals and truck stop junk food everywhere you go, healthy options can be hard to find and are easy to overlook. Plus, after a long day of driving who has the energy left to exercise?


Topics: Health

But First… G.O.A.L.

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Written By: Daniel Ford | Nussbaum Driver

This is important no matter how much you may not want to admit it. No matter how long you’ve been driving G.O.A.L. is always a good idea. Before you start to park, in the middle of the maneuver, or just before you bump the dock, I can’t stress how important G.O.A.L. is. 

So what is G.O.A.L.?


Topics: Safety

Video: Frozen Brakes – Winter Safety Part 3

Posted on Jan 8, 2016

Frozen brakes can be a costly inconvenience. Not only does it delay your daily progress, if you get injured trying to free them up it could cost you days off the job or worse. Our Performance Coach, Cory Adams, has some excellent tips for quickly and safely freeing frozen brakes. Watch the following video to see them in practice.


Topics: Safety