Category truck

Truck Drivers

Common Mistakes Truck Drivers Make

When you’re driving a truck, you’re driving a vehicle that’s much larger than most other vehicles on the road. You also have limited viewpoints when it comes to those vehicles, and manoeuvring is completely different to manoeuvering a regular vehicle. However, truck drivers still make common mistakes that can cost their lives as well as the lives of others.

Read on to find out what they are:

Buying Food At Truck Stops
Spending a long time on the road can be expensive, especially if you choose to feed yourself at truck stops. Not only is this expensive, it’s so unhealthy. Take your own food and you’ll save yourself cash and health issues in the long run. Some drivers spend more than $100 per week at truck stops.

Avoiding More Experienced Drivers
Seek out veteran drivers and ask th...

Read More
Truck driver

Have You Got What It Takes To Be A Truck Driver?

One of the most sought-after careers for some people is one that involves driving. Drivers often have a passion for the open road, the freedom of busting out of the four walls of an office building and a thirst for adrenaline. Each of these things can be achieved with a career that requires you to drive. It makes sense, therefore, that looking for a career as a truck driver is the right pathway for you. Understanding what qualities that you need to have to be a truck driver is the first step for most people, so we’ve put together some of the things you need to have about you so that you can be successful in your chosen path.

Read More
truck driver

Just Keep Trucking: Tips To Safer Driving

Being a professional truck driver comes with a lot of responsibilities, not least your own safety. That it is so important you keep up to date with the latest safe driving tips, tricks, and techniques. All too often professional drivers tend to push safety to the back of the queue in favor of meeting the demands of their job, such as time. But it is always better to be ten minutes late in this life than ten minutes early for the next.

Always Be Alert

Being completely aware of your surrounds is going to be the biggest asset you have when it comes to avoiding an accident. That means keeping an eye on what is ahead – far ahead – as well as what is going on in your mirrors and blindspots...

Read More