Truck driver packing list: A guide

Packing isn’t easy when you work in the trucking industry. Because you are on the road for extended periods of time, it can be difficult to narrow down the necessities. The space in your cab is limited and, if you forget something, truck stops…

Your guide to roadside inspections

Roadside inspections are among a truck driver’s least favorite things, however, they are essential for keeping your trucks in tip-top shape. Ensuring your fleet’s trucks are in the best condition can help keep truckers and those they…
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How to avoid truck driver burnout

After many months or years of endless driving a truck driver is likely to experience burnout. Learn more about the signs and solutions of burnout and overall trucking industry safety.

Must have electronics for truck drivers

Average workers spend 8 hours in the office a day totaling to 40 a week. A truck drivers “office” is behind the wheel and on the road for ample of hours a day.  It’s a tough job due to variable driving conditions and changing weather,…
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Top trucking influencers of 2019

Whether you happen to be at the beginning of your trucking career or are well immersed into the lifestyle, there are a great number of blogs and internet personalities that can help shape your personal experiences.
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Beating the heat - Avoiding heat related illnesses in the trucking industry

For some truckers, extreme heat can typically become an afterthought, but as summer temperatures continue to rise the risk of heat related illness rises as well.  Heat exhaustion results from dehydration when the body has been depleted of…

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,…

How to balance your work/family life

Work/Life balance. We’ve all heard this term before. With life and work constantly happening and never slowing down, it is imperative to understand that work/life balance in the trucking industry is critical for a physically and mentally healthy…

Benefits of working for TransWood

In the transportation industry, is not uncommon to hear the negative side effects of being a truck driver. However, for most truck drivers it’s a job that pays well and puts food on the table. On average, truck drivers make around $73,349…