January 20, 2023

Sleep Tips for Truckers: Fall Asleep Quick & Easy while on the Road

Drowsiness is a condition that impairs a driver’s alertness, perception, and reaction time. Drowsy driving is a major cause of crashes. If you’re a tucker traveling overnight frequently, you know how difficult it can be to get a good night’s sleep. Here are some sleep tips to help you fall asleep quickly and easily the […]


January 16, 2023

Iowa Addresses Trucker Shortage by Introducing a New CDL Training Program: What This Means for Aspiring Iowan Truckers

Current CDL training program can be costly and/or limited, making the process of obtaining or upgrading a CDL more challenging despite a high demand for truck drivers.


January 13, 2023

5 Defensive Driving Tips for Rookie Truckers

Defensive driving is when someone uses driving techniques that reduce the dangers on the road despite adverse conditions or the mistakes of others.


January 06, 2023

Trucking Tips for the Rookie Driver: Driving During the Winter

So, you’ve just signed on with a new trucking company, and are about to start your first winter driving trip as a fresh-faced rookie driver. Big rig drivers have a tough job.


December 26, 2022

Drowsy Driving can be Dangerous & Detrimental: Here’s What Truckers Need to Know About Drowsy Driving

There’s nothing worse than being so tired that your eyelids feel like they’re being weighed down and you catch your head bobbing as you drift in and out of consciousness. Times where it’s normal for you to experience drowsy driving might be right after welcoming a newborn baby or the morning after a late night out with friends.


December 21, 2022

CRST Opens New Facility in Birmingham

CRST The Transportation Solution recently celebrated the opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility in Birmingham, Alabama. With more than 40 employees, the new 23,000 square foot facility combines several of CRST’s current locations on a 9.5 acres campus to create a southeastern, divisional headquarters for the growing national carrier.


December 19, 2022

Homeward Bound: A Trucker’s Guide to Getting Home Safe for the Holidays

December is halfway through, the holidays are upon us, and we’re all ready to spend some quality time with our friends and family while lounging in a warm house on a cozy couch. But before you can do that, you’ve got to make the trip back home.


December 12, 2022

Driving Your Semi-Truck in the City?

Driving a semi-truck is no easy feat. Semi-trucks are typically 48-53 feet long and can weigh from 35,000 to 85,000 pounds. It’s hard enough driving a big rig as it is but add bumper to bumper traffic and honking horns into the mix and things get pretty tense when driving a semi-truck in the city.


December 05, 2022

I’ve Got an Interview with a Trucking Recruiter, Now What?

Are you looking for your first trucking job? Or maybe you’re just looking to switch to a company that suits your needs more. Regardless of the reason, you want to be sure any company you consider taking a job at is the right fit for you, and for them, so talk to a trucking recruiter.


November 21, 2022

Trucking in Winter Weather: 5 Tips to Maintain Traction on Slippery Hills & Roads

Driving in slippery, snowy winter weather is no joke for any driver out on the road, but especially for truck drivers who are trucking in winter and driving trucks that are 20 to 30 times heavier than regular passenger vehicles on the road.