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Getting Sleep On the Road

Getting Sleep On the Road

If we could go back in time, there are likely a multitude of things we'd tell our younger selves. "Don't sell that car." "Listen to your parents." "Get more sleep.".....

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Best Practices to Remember for Transport Trade-Ins

Best Practices - Transport Trade-Ins

There comes a day for most truckers where it's time to upgrade to a new vehicle. The quality of your rig can play a huge role in the enjoyment of your job.....

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Selling Your Rig For Top Dollar

Selling Your Rig For Top Dollar

Have you found yourself ready to move on from your rig? Many drivers find themselves here; They're not done driving, but are ready to move into a newer.....

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Pre-Trip Trailer Inspection

Pre-Trip Trailer Inspection

Staying safe on the road is the number one priority of all truck drivers everywhere. That safety covers how we drive on the road, but also.....

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New Or Used Transport

Buy a used or new transport?

When you decide to buy a truck, you're presented with a fairly big decision right from the beginning: are you going to buy new, or used?.....

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Truck in construction

Your Rig & Road Construction

Driving a rig is serious work. Keeping safe on the roadways requires training, experience, and patience. And as though driving a truck isn't hard enough.....

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Buying Used

Buying a used transport truck

After much thinking, you've decided that it's time to buy your own truck. You've decided you've had enough of using a company.....

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Spring Maintenance

Transport Spring Maintenance

With the winter snow pretty much gone in our region, our sights are set on spring and summer, which are just around the corner.....

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Prepare A Resume

How to Prepare a Resume

There's something to be said about finding the job of your dreams, and that is YOU have to FIND it. Rarely does a dream job come to you.....

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Common Mistakes

Common Mistakes To Avoid

Learning to drive a truck can be difficult and stressful. Just the idea of controlling something as big and powerful as a tractor-trailer....

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Avoid Burnout

Avoid Burnout

Driving a truck can take a toll on a person, both physically and mentally. When you consider that driving is one of the most stressful things....

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High Turnover

High Turnover

As with any business, retention and turnover are part of the trucking industry. How long drivers stay with a company can sometimes say a lot....

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Getting Stuck in the Snow

Getting Stuck in the Snow

Winter brings with it a whole set of challenges, especially for truck drivers. Whether it's keeping your vehicle road-ready, or trying to avoid delays....

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Transport Winter Maintenance Tips

Winter Maintenance Tips

Wintertime can wreak havoc on your truck or fleet. What can you do to keep everything running smoothly? Check out some of our winter.....

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Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Winter Driving Tips

Winter can be a dangerous time, especially if you're a truck driver who is on the road for most of their day. While you can't control everything that happens....

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Christmas Gifts for Truckers

Christmas Gifts for Truckers

This year has really hit home how important truck drivers are to our economy. Keeping product moving across our country and making sure....

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Preparing Your Rig (And Yourself) for Winter

Preparing For Winter

Wintertime is tough on transports. Between the snow, ice, sleet, and salt on the highway, the frame, undercarriage, and every other part of your rig....

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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Truckers

Cold Weather Safety Tips

We're shifting into winter, and with that comes some changes, not only to how we drive but also we prepare ourselves for each load and trip....

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Owner Operator vs Company Owned

Owner vs Comp Owned

When you start out on your career of professional driving, you may be asking yourself: What are the differences between owning my own rig or....

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Working for a Small vs Big Company

Small vs Big Company

When it comes to choosing where to apply for jobs, there are definitely many options. But what it really comes down to is when you're going to drive....

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What To Know About the Trucker Lifestyle

The Trucker Lifestyle

Trucking isn't a job. Ask anyone who does it for a living and they'll tell you that. It's more than a job; it's a lifestyle. A lifestyle of being on the road....

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Benefits of Being a Truck Driver

Benefits of Truck Driving

Driving truck isn't all lonely roads and empty diners. While there is a certain amount of isolation in truck driving, there are many benefits....

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Eating Healthy on the Road

Eating Healthy on the Road

When you're on the road, it can become hard to maintain a healthy diet. Quick snacks and ready-made food at truck stops and gas stations....

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Canadian Roadside Attractions

Canadian Roadside Attractions

When you're a trucker on the road, you will find yourself in some places you never expected to be. This is one of the many great things about driving truck....

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Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom

The world as we know it is changing with every day that passes. People and businesses are forced to rethink how they do everything....

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