Summer Safety Tips

Summer is finally here! From cold winters to being inside 24/7 it’s time to get out and enjoy the sunshine! While the beloved sunshine can be a mood enhancer for people, it may also put you at risk to overheat or get sunburnt.  Did you…

Why Veterans make good truckers

Thank you to all our Veterans for their service! If you are a veteran you might find yourself wondering, “what is next?” The unknown can be challenging, but there is always an industry who is searching for new candidates! Based on your experience…

Tips for finding a work-life balance

Balancing family life and trucking can be difficult because of the time spent away from home and the best trucking companies, like TransWood, will help you find the balance that works for you and your family.  Here are some tips for balancing…

Importance of stretching during over the road driving

How does your body feel after sitting down for a long period of time? Does your body stiffen and the muscles get tight? On average, Americans spend at least nine hours a day sitting. That is from working all day, the commute and sitting down…

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…

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…