February 27, 2024

5 Truck Driver Hacks for Time Management

You’re on the road all day, week or month. If you don’t manage your time well, fatigue, loneliness and disappointment can occur. Let’s dive into ways to help maximize your time management, productivity and work schedules, and maintain a work-life balance. 


February 20, 2024

Deteriorating Road Conditions: 3 Helpful Tips When Weather Has Taken a Turn for the Worse

We’re in the thick of snow, ice, freezing rain and even fog. These are not ideal weather conditions for anyone, especially truck drivers. As expected, these factors can contribute to dangerous and deteriorating road conditions.


February 13, 2024

Navigating Relationships as a Driver—Especially with Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it—you’re away from family often. That can strain your relationships considerably, but it doesn’t have to. Check out these simple tips for navigating relationships and connecting with loved ones—especially on Valentine’s Day—even if you’re hundreds of miles away.


February 06, 2024

Black History Month: Celebrating Black Figures Driving Change in the Transportation Industry

February is Black History Month — a month that focuses attention on the contributions of African Americans in the United States. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially chosen February as Black History Month.


January 30, 2024

The Ultimate Trucking Pre-Trip Checklist

It goes without saying—you want your trips to be as smooth as possible without any problems before, during and after. One of the best ways to help ensure trucking safety is with preventative maintenance.


January 23, 2024

Speed and Space Management: The 3 Core Skills Every Trucker Needs

Speed and space management are critical competencies for an over-the-road driver. Knowing how to adjust for changes in road conditions and visibility from snow, ice, rain, fog, or even the low visibility that night driving brings is an important skill to have.


January 16, 2024

Turn it Up: Top 5 Truck Driving Songs

Who doesn’t like a good song? When you’re hitting the road on CRST routes, one of the best ways to make the miles go by quickly is with music—especially if you like to sing or whistle along.


January 09, 2024

A Fresh Start: Healthy Habits for the Truck Driver

The new year gives us a fresh start for healthy habits. Today’s the day to commit to living well. Even though you might be on the road for most of the day or night, you can develop plenty of healthy habits for your body and mind.


December 26, 2023

Must Read Tips for Staying Warm and Prepared as an Over-the-Road-Driver

There’s no denying it’s cold outside. Unfortunately, we’re in for several more months of the big chill. Sure, the truck driving life means you’re in your cabin for most of the day, but when you open that door to make a stop, you’re hit with the brutal reminder of winter.


December 19, 2023

Deck the Halls and Hit the Road: Top Festive Truck Stops in the U.S.

Let’s face it: without truckers, there would be no holiday gifts or food this year or any year. The holidays are the busiest time of year as billions of packages need to be delivered by truck.