Posts Tagged ‘Trucking Life’

A Truck Driver’s Idea on Design

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by beccaallison No Comments

I have lived in a lot of different trucks. Sometimes I have wondered, “What could they have been thinking?” about the designers of the interior […]

SWIFT enables Canadian women

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Alice Deters No Comments

It is no secret that trucking is a male-dominated industry. In the United States, there are over 3 million truck drivers, women accounting for only […]

Healthy habits start with your food

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by beccaallison No Comments

We drivers are now required to take a mandatory 30 minute meal break sometime between five and eight hours of driving. Sometimes this is difficult […]

New Stops Along the Way

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Love’s opens 3 new stops With its opening of three new centers last month, Love’s has now expanded its chain of travel stops to 312 […]

Christmas in the Truck

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

When the truck is your home for the holidays One of the challenges of driving a truck is dealing with being out on the road […]

Weight Loss for the Long Haul

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

The Trucking Weight Loss Showdown is getting a makeover. The new name for the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) competition is the Long Haul Weight Loss […]

Life as a Lady Trucker

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

While trucking is still a male-dominated profession, female drivers now make up, at last count, over 6% of truck drivers and number around 200,000. We […]

Drivers, you are more than “just a trucker”

Posted on: October 8th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Don’t ever use this phrase. Don’t say, “I’m just a trucker.” Like the old phrase, “I’m just a housewife”, it is demeaning to you, and […]

Driving Down Blood Pressure

Posted on: August 14th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

A new study between researchers in Minnesota and truck drivers in Wisconsin looks to tackle hypertension. Better known as high blood pressure, it is one […]

Truckers Against Trafficking build their ranks

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

Just starting out, the average truck driver can expect to bring home about $38,000 dollars a year before tax. The minimum age to drive is […]

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