Safe driving during the fall

Hard to believe that the official start to fall is right around the corner! A new season poses new risks for truck drivers. Fall is known to be picturesque but after the beautiful leaves have fallen, there are many dangers for drivers. To help…

What to do if you have trucker burn out

If you have been searching for local cdl jobs near me and finally found one, it is important to find a company that prioritizes their truck drivers’ mental, emotional and physical health.  This is because truck driver burn out is common,…

Apps and social media for truckers

It is no secret that smartphones have grown in popularity over the last decade. With the current climate of our nation, social distancing and staying home, smartphones are an easy way to feel connected with friends and family. Smartphones are…

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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Essential gear for truckers

Truck driving can be rough on your body which is why it is important to have all the essential gear to make the trucker lifestyle easier on your body. The right gear includes shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and window UV protection. In addition…

Tips for driving during tornado season

Last week was the official start to summer, and if you are driving through the Midwest, it means that you need to be wary of tornados. They can happen at any time but tornado season is from April to August. Tornados are also more likely to occur…
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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…

Reasons for Veterans to consider a trucking career!

First and foremost, we at Transwood want to give a big thank to you all the Veterans out there! We truly appreciate your service. Now Veterans, what’s next? If you haven’t thought about your next career path, a truck driver would be a great…

Truck Stop Tips: Finding the Healthiest Snack in a Vending Machine

It can be tempting to indulge in these items, but there are a few healthy snacks for truck drivers that you should know about.

Eco-friendly truck driving

Making a few small changes can make a big impact on the environment. Here are some ideas.