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Semi Truck Passenger

Can Truckers Have Passengers (A Must Read For Truckers)

Those who are new trucking find out quickly that despite the benefits and pay, there are some uglier aspects of life and employment within the commercial truck driving industry. One of those aspects is the loneliness of being gone for long periods of time.  In many cases you can take family members and even pets…

Night Truck Driving

11 Things That Truck Drivers Use to Stay Awake

A question many truck drivers are frequently asked is “how are you able to drive so many hours and stay awake?” Every driver has a method that works for them but there are many ways truck drivers are able to stay awake and alert for many hours while driving, some are good methods and some…

Truckstop Parking

10 Tips For Truck Stop Etiquette

A Truck Driver will find that he or she will spend a fair amount of time in truck stops. Whether it be for fueling, sleeping, or getting a bite to eat. Believe it or not there are some unwritten rules of the truck stop that will yours and other’s time there much more pleasant. Here…

Truck Laptop

Do Truck Stops Have WiFi? 41 Stops That Have

Truck drivers are responsible for hauling massive amounts of cargo across the country, spending most of their time on the road and resting at truck stops. Even they need some entertainment to distract them from their tiring job, and as with most people nowadays we find that through the internet. Truck stops having WiFi would…

Truck Stop Fueling

How To Get Free Showers At Truck Stops? (Best Places List)

While spending most of their time on the road, truck drivers cannot shower that often unless they are willing to pay for the service at a truck stop or at a hotel. Having to pay every day to shower can quickly rack up a large bill, so is there a way to get free showers…

Prison and Cuffs

Do Trucking Companies Hire Convicted Felons?

After being convicted of a felony, finding employment is a challenge many people face after the handing down of judgment or after serving their sentence. A common career path people hope to fulfil is trucking, but do they hire convicted felons? In the United States of America, there are a lot of trucking companies that…

Paid In Cash

How Do Truck Drivers Get Paid? Hourly Or Percentage? Weekly Or Biweekly?

When it comes to the salary of truck drivers, different companies handle it in different ways. However, companies prefer certain options overall due to their convenience and employee preference. So, let’s look at the most popular methods of payment companies like to use and why they prefer to use them. Truck drivers are paid in…

Sleeper Cab Trucks

Do Truck Drivers Sleep In Their Trucks? (Where Do They Sleep)

There are always so many truck drivers on the road traveling long distances and hauling heavy cargo. You begin to wonder if it’s long-distance travel they can’t just drive the whole way, so do truck drivers sleep in their trucks? They must sleep somewhere, so where do they sleep? Most over-the-road truck drivers sleep in…

Flatbed Trucking

Is Flatbed Trucking Hard? | Is It Worth It?

Not every road-ready individual can be a trucker. Flatbed trucking transportation requires expertise that can only come from years behind the wheel and creating an intimate connection between yourself and the 40 tons of machinery you operate on the road. Flatbed truck driving is known to be one of the most challenging types of truck…