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Am I too old for trucking?

Do you believe that there is an age limit to start a career? If you are currently unhappy with your current career, you are not stuck! There are options for you to wake up every day and enjoy what you do while making a difference in people’s…
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Great exercises for truck drivers on the road

Staying active is vital for any person to be healthy, both mentally and physically. A Midwest trucking company like TransWood encourages employees to work on their mental and physical health.  Truckers play large roles in every sector, from…

What is it like to be a long haul trucker?

When you choose to become a long haul truck driver, you are not only choosing your career path, but the trucker lifestyle. As with any career, there are pros and cons to being a long haul trucker. As we look at both closely, think for yourself…
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How to be the best truck driver for your company.

Whether you are a veteran driver or a beginner to the open road, there are always ways that you can improve. Read these tips and tricks from seasoned drivers and learn how to be the best trucker for your company. Education The first step…
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Tips for surviving your first year as a truck driver

Starting a new career is nerve racking regardless of which industry you are in. Although it will be challenging, knowing what to expect can help you get through your first year as a trucker. 
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Five signs trucking is the career for you

In June, the trucking industry showed a major sector growth for the third consecutive month this year. Over 24,000 careers were fulfilled in the trucking industry which is an increase of over 3,000 careers since May!  Since January 2019,…
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How to do truck pre-trip inspections

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 new truck drivers need to know about trucking

Being a new truck driver can be scary for rookies on the road. Especially, when drivers are unfamiliar with their surroundings and unsure of their basic training. Truck drivers have a lot of pressure on them to watch out for civilian drivers…