Entries by Jamey Wozniak

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How to Switch Sweat for Showers for Drivers on the Road

You’ve been on the road all day, finally pull into a much-needed rest stop where you plan to shower and clean up before dropping off a load. But the shower is broken or looks like might actually get you dirtier. Maintaining good hygiene on the road can be difficult. That’s why Bethany from One Girl […]

Percy, the Trucker Cat: Lost and Found

We saw this story on MPRnews.org and immediately thought it would resonate with our audience of CDL truck drivers. If you have a trucking job or a pet, you will love this story! The story of Percy begins, as all great stories do, at a rest stop in Ohio. Truck driver Paul Robertson and Percy had […]

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Mom of 13 Enjoys On-the-Road Work

Earlier this year, Debbie Tucker was a stay-at-home mom with 13 children. Today, she’s an on-the-road mom working with her husband, William, who has been a truck driver for 42 years. The Lexington Herald-Leader recently shared Debbie’s story. As the article explains, the Georgetown, Ky., couple married in 1990, bringing together William’s seven children with […]

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How to Keep Your Pet Happy on Those Long Hauls

For many drivers, the long hauls wouldn’t be possible without their trusted furry companions by their sides. But some dogs and cats can get uncomfortable and anxious in traveling such long distances in a confined space. Charles W. Brant of How Stuff Works: Animals shares some tips to keep your pet happy and comfortable while […]

6 Reasons Drivers Leave CDL Trucking Jobs

We don’t have to tell you that trucking is a tough job. Life on the road has its benefits, but there are drawbacks. TheJobNetwork.com published a helpful story about why drivers leave CDL trucking jobs for other careers. Here are the top 6 reasons truckers get out of the trucking business. 1. Pay and Perks Roughly half of drivers […]

Meet the people who clean the streets after Mardi Gras in New Orleans

It’s Fat Tuesday. While the debauchery, bead throwing and revelry of Mardi Gras is renowned, lesser hailed are the workers who clean up New Orleans’ streets after the parties and parades have ended. One website, BestofNewOrleans.com, is giving these workers their due, however, with a great story on those who clean up after Mardi Gras […]

Video Series Helps Drivers Better Prepare Their Trucks for the Road

After a long day or night on the road, maintenance might be the last thing on your mind. But as little as 20 minutes could make the difference between a safe journey and truck troubles when you get back on the road. For new and experienced drivers alike, Accuride’s video series simplifies truck component installation […]

New Group Seeks to Motivate Millennials to Trucking Industry

 Today’s Trucking offers interesting thoughts about millennials in the trucking industry. The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada relaunched its Young Leaders group to engage more people ages 25 to 45 in the industry. Director Mike Colwell and fellow PMTC panelist Elias Demangos lead the program. “Young people are not afraid to work. They just […]