Entries by Elijah Larson

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New Technologies That Benefit Truck Drivers

In a career as important as truck driving, any strategy that can improve the efficiency and daily operations of drivers can have a significant impact on the global economy.    Modern technologies have revolutionized the industry by optimizing route planning, increasing fuel efficiency, and reducing idle time. By leveraging these groundbreaking advancements, drivers can save […]


Hammer Down: A Guide to Truck Driver Lingo

Breaker 1-9, this is Hot Wheels, you got your ears on, Snowman? Over.  10-4, Hot Wheels, this is Snowman. I’m reading you loud and clear. What’s your 20? Over.  I’m eastbound on I-40, just past the chicken coop at mile marker 150. Got a smokey on my tail. What’s the bear report up ahead? Over.  […]

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Staying Connected: The Best Mobile Apps for Truckers on the Road

Technology has changed the trucking industry in countless ways. From digitized paperwork to advanced route planning and real-time tracking, modern innovations have streamlined operations and increased efficiency for truck drivers around the world.     Among these technological innovations, mobile apps have become indispensable tools for truckers, offering solutions that range from navigation and fuel optimization […]


Essential Tips for Food Delivery Truck Drivers

It’s not an overstatement to say that the global economy depends on truck drivers.     With over 30% of the world’s food supplies transported by truck each year, food and beverage delivery drivers play a critical role in maintaining restaurants, farms, businesses, and everyday families across the globe.     Keep reading to find out what […]

What Every Truck Driver Needs to Know About Per Diem Pay

The chances are if you work in the trucking industry, especially OTR driving, you have heard of per diem pay.     However, even for the most experienced drivers, this important benefit can sometimes seem confusing to understand. With changing federal regulations and differing company policies, drivers often must figure out on their own what expenses […]


The Importance of Customer Service in Trucking Jobs

Being a truck driver entails a lot more than just transporting goods from one place to another.     Commercial trucking is also all about building trust, ensuring satisfaction, and fostering long-term relationships with clients. Customer service is an essential part of being a truck driver, and it’s important for drivers to understand the skills and […]

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The Advantages of Truck Driving Jobs for Veterans

As a military veteran, entering the workforce and readjusting to civilian life can be challenging.     However, many veterans have found that transitioning to a career in truck driving offers a unique opportunity to leverage their skills and experiences gained during military service. Truck driving not only provides a stable job with potential for continued […]


What to Expect as an Intermodal Driver

It’s no exaggeration to say that the commercial trucking industry is the backbone of our economy. With over 73% of total freight value in the US transported by trucks, CDL drivers play an essential role in keeping goods flowing across the nation.    CDL drivers also are important to the global production and exchange of […]