How your diet can impact safe driving

What have you been fueling your body with? The right nutrients can help your body and mind stay alert while on the road. The best trucking companies, like TransWood,  will encourage drivers to eat healthily and get a good night of sleep each…

What would happen if truck drivers stop working?

Have you ever wondered where the products in the store come from and how they got there? If there were no truck drivers, Americans would be able to see a change within 24 hours. Truck drivers play a big role in day-to-day life. WIth COVID-!9,…

How to disinfect your cab

The new normal is seeing people in masks, gloves and seeing stores go the extra mile to make sure that everything is clean. There are hand sanitizer dispensers all over stores and carts and credit card machines are being wiped down after every…

Dealing with mental health during COVID-19

These times have caused uncertainty among many Americans, from indefinitely working from home to having a “shelter in place” in most states. Companies should be constantly checking up on their employees and their mental health. Being stuck…

Truck Driver Safety Tips

Safety on the road should be all drivers’ top priority. And as a truck driver, you should be extra cautious because of the large load you are carrying. Proper safety is everything from how you get in and out of the cab to how you drive. One…

UPDATE: How to start eating healthy as a truck driver

While on the road driving, you might have noticed that healthy eating isn’t easy.  Whether you have been a truck driver for years or you just started looking for cdl jobs, having healthy eating habits is beneficial.  One easy…

History of women in trucking

The month of March is known as- Women’s History Month. This month we celebrate all the strong, resilient women who have paved the way for women in trucking today. We will be sharing the history of women in trucking and how it has evolved into…

Avoiding Driver Fatigue

For a worker who spends most of their day sitting, it is inevitable that certain days you might find yourself daydreaming here and there. If you are sitting at your desk, one quick and easy way to avoid this is to get up and take a quick walk…

Update: How to do pre-tip instructions

When it comes to performing a truck pre-trip inspection, making sure that everything is working properly is an extremely important step for driving safely. As required, a pre-trip inspection is meant to be done before every trip to prevent accidents…

What organizations are there for women in the trucking industry?

Women are drawn to the trucking industry for a variety of reasons, similar to their male counterparts: the call of the open road, the opportunity to travel and the freedom that trucking brings. However, there is one reason that stands out…