- U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear ELD Appeal
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear ELD Appeal
- Brakes: Drums Versus Disc Reviewed
Brakes: Drums Versus Disc Reviewed
- Extra Long Trailers, the Future Looms "Large"
Extra Long Trailers, the Future Looms Large
- What's On the Horizon for Trucks and Fleets of the Future?
What's On the Horizon for Trucks and Fleets of the Future?
- MAN's Streamlined Semi Truck is a Futuristic Fuel Saver
MAN's Streamlined Semi Truck is a Futuristic Fuel Saver
- Trucking Trends Trucker to Trucker is Watching for 2016
Trucking Trends Trucker to Trucker is Watching for 2016
- Stay Healthy on the Long Haul: Healthy Tips for Living on the Road
Here are some tips to use for a healthy body that every trucker should embrace.
- Long Haul Drivers Need a Health Makeover
Long Haul Drivers Need a Health Makeover
- Tire Tread Awareness: What Causes Wear Where?
Tire Tread Awareness: What Causes Wear Where?
- Truckers Show Cluster of Chronic Health Issues
Truckers Show Cluster of Chronic Health Issues
- Stay Safe - Monitor Carbon Monoxide in Your Cab
Stay Safe - Monitor Carbon Monoxide in Your Cab
- Could A Trucker's Pension Cut be on the Radar for Congress?
Could A Trucker's Pension Cut be on the Radar for Congress?
- Fuel Prices, How Low Can They Go to Boost Freight?
Fuel Prices, How Low Can They Go to Boost Freight?
- What's Happening with the CSA Safety Measurement Scores?
What's Happening with the CSA Safety Measurement Scores?
- Even Small Business isn't Exempt from the eLog Mandate
Even Small Business isn't Exempt from the eLog Mandate
- New Federal Medical Form Implementation Delayed
New Federal Medical Form Implementation Delayed
- ATA Predicts Increase to Trucker's Pay Due to Driver Shortage
ATA Predicts Increase to Trucker's Pay Due to Driver Shortage
- Transfix the Uber for Trucking Raises $14.5 Million in Funding
Transfix the Uber for Trucking Raises $14.5 Million in Funding
- The 2015/2016 Roller Coaster of Freight Volume
The 2015/2016 Roller Coaster of Freight Volume
- Truck Tonnage Jumps to New All Time High Levels
Truck Tonnage Jumps to New All Time High Levels
- 400,000 Retired Trucking Teamsters May Get Pension Cut
The Central States Pension Fund is going to cut pensions by about half, come July 1st, 2016. If you are one of the 400,000 truckers who are covered by the Central States Pension Fund, you may want to start planning for this.
- Driverless Trucks May End the Driver Shortage Quickly
It may seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but entire fleets of trucks that can drive themselves are not far in the future. Self-driving trucks are being tested in the United States, as well as Germany and other parts of the world.
- Transportation Intelligence Firm Starts to Push Freight Forecast Down - The Trucking Boom May be Over
Transportation Intelligence Firm Starts to Push Freight Forecast Down - The Trucking Boom May be Over
- Where Truck Driving Newbies Can Get and Share the Best and Worst on Trucking
Where Truck Driving Newbies Can Get and Share the Best and Worst on Trucking
- Five Tips to Staying Alert on the Road on that Next Long Haul
Five Tips to Staying Alert on the Road on that Next Long Haul
- Trucking Company Owner Slammed with Fine & Jail Time for Bilking the Marine Corps
Trucking Company Owner Slammed with Fine & Jail Time for Bilking the Marine Corps
- Trucking Revenue Tops a Whopping $700 Billion for the First Time Ever!
Trucking Revenue Tops a Whopping $700 Billion for the First Time Ever!
- Basic Fall Maintenance Tasks
Basic Fall Maintenance Tasks
- Trucking Apps May Transform Owner-Operator Trucking as We Know It
Trucking Apps May Transform Owner-Operator Trucking as We Know It
- Long Haul Driver Turnover Plummets to New Four Year Low
Long Haul Driver Turnover Plummets to New Four Year Low
- Tired, Need Rest But No Parking Spots - What to Do?
Tired, Need Rest But No Parking Spots - What to Do?
- Are You Ready to Trust Your Big Rig to a Teen Driver?
Are You Ready to Trust Your Big Rig to a Teen Driver?
- Desperate for a Cool One? Beer Truck Driver Robbed at Noon Stop
Desperate for a Cool One? Beer Truck Driver Robbed at Noon Stop
- Medical Providers for Trucker's 2 Year Physicals to Set Up Shop at Truckstops
With a trucker's schedule, finding time for your DOT physical can be tricky. You need to find a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration–approved medical examiner every two years to maintain your CDL, and sometimes the two-year-deadline approaches when you're out on the road.
- ATA Releases Trucking Trends for 2015
Trucking soared to new heights in 2014, and American Trucking Associations has the scoop on all the numbers. Here are some highlights from the latest release of American Trucking Trends.
- Preventing Summer Heat Tire Blowouts on the Road
Hot weather can sometimes be harder on your truck that cold weather and we need to know the tips for keeping our trucks safe for us and other drivers. With temperatures rising, the heat can be bad for our tires. If you add high temperatures to increased friction, high speeds, and turning corners on hot asphalt, this can cause your tire to heat beyond the recommended temperature, potentially causing a blowout. A tire blowout not only affects us, but can affect those around us, too.
- Trucker Jim Tips: Save Your Skin! You Can Get Sunburned Even Through Glass
Trucker's tan — it's no joke. At some point, you've probably experienced a tanned left forearm after driving in short sleeves. Although we work with a roof over our heads, we receive countless hours of sun exposure through our windows and windshield. The sun's UV rays are doing their work whether we notice it or not.
- Trucker to Trucker Tips: Trucker Tire Safety Reminders
Commission, approximately 95,000 people suffered injuries and 3,964 were killed from accidents involving large trucks in 2013. Although some accidents were linked to bad drivers on suspended licenses, mental impairment and other drivers, some of these accidents involved trucks that did not have safe tires.
- Could Vibration from Truck Driving Drive Up the Incidence of Prostate Cancer?
Sitting too much on the job has been linked to a higher risk of health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease. For truck drivers, there's another risk to be aware of. New research has shown that men who drive trucks might have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer.
- Save Money: Where Does Diesel Cost the Most and the Least?
OK truckers, here is the skinny on diesel fuel prices, what drives the price and where the cheapest fuel is. You may be surprised at what you are about to read. Breaking it Down When compared to gasoline, it takes less time and effort to refine diesel fuel.
- Multi-Tool for Truckers Is A Crowd-funding Success
If you haven't heard about the Lil' Trucker Multi-Tool, perk up your ears. This nifty little gadget has just made it successfully through crowd-funding and is entering production. What is Crowd-funding? In short, crowd-funding is where an idea or a product is listed on a specified funding website from a private person or a manufacturer.
- New Age Truckers - How Meditation Reduces Stress and Improves Health
As you already know, trucking is a vital industry that keeps the country running. It also happens to be an extremely stressful line of work that can wreak havoc on your health. Based on your own experiences, it shouldn't come as a surprise that truckers suffer from obesity, hypertension and other chronic illnesses at rates far above the rest of the population. This all begs the question of how truckers can enjoy a better quality of life.
- Trending Trucker Helper Apps
Cell phones, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices have been some of the greatest innovations in the trucking industry. These gadgets are some of the most important instruments in a truckers life, and better still, you can download some great apps and make them even better.
- Tennessee Trucking: Watch Out for Those GPS Directions to Back Roads!
You are an over-the-road trucker and you rely on your GPS to get you where you need to go. They have been one of the most welcome additions to trucking since the CB radio, they have saved many miles and many hours of drive time, but sometimes the best way to go is not always the GPS way to go.
- How Low Diesel Fuel Prices Are Impacting the Business of Trucking
Now that diesel fuel prices are beginning to slide downwards, consumers with diesel powered autos couldn't be happier. But the biggest consumers of diesel fuel are truck drivers who depend on it to get the job done. The truth of the matter is that, fuel prices are the single greatest expense when it comes to the trucking industry, and lower diesel fuel is always a welcome sign.
- New Liability Limits - Are You In the Know?
One of the risks that goes along with owning a trucking company is having to make liability payments if one of your drivers injures someone in an accident. This amount is decided on through the legal system and typically goes toward compensating victims for medical care. The minimum liability requirement right now is $750,000.
- Look for Tepid but Steady Growth in Trucking Sectors in 2015
Any increase in business is good news in the trucking industry. Also, if the trends are correct, the industry will have a slow, gradual increase in business throughout the year, which is excellent news for freight shippers, carriers and brokers.
- China is Funding Truck Monitoring Software
In the trucking industry, we're always looking for new tricks and trends to move business forward. So what's the new trend in trucking? Partnering with China. That's right. A company across the world wants to help the American trucking industry find and keep customers and improve business in American trucking.
- Fitness Guru Monitors Truckers Fitness for Prime Inc's Drivers
Most semi truck driver news involving health focuses on sleep issues, but truck driving can also take a toll on drivers' physical fitness as well. Drivers spend a good part of their workdays sitting behind the wheel, keeping irregular hours and relying on convenient fast food places for meals.
- Look Who's Lobbying for Truckers - the State Police
While politics makes strange bedfellows, it is often the lobbyist who are paid to get into bed with special interest groups. Thus is the case in the current we-say, they-say debate about longer and heavier trucks on the highways.
- Truck Driver Shortage Worsens With a 90% Turnover Rate
Although unemployment rates in the US have been slowly recovering since the economic downturn in 2008, the trucking industry continues to face a steep and steadily worsening shortage of truck drivers. As freight volumes keep increasing, this shortage is becoming an even bigger problem for the trucking industry.
- Old Pros Should Be Mentoring Young Drivers
In this world, everything seems to be a competition. Who is the biggest, the best and the fastest wins. We forget the value of qualities like wisdom and experience. And we certainly let too many opportunities for guidance and compliments go by. This is something that can change in our industry.
- Is "Uber" for Trucking Coming Because of the Driver Shortage?
It may be well known that there is a driver shortage in the trucking industry. As a truck driver, you know that not having enough drivers to deliver freight puts stress on you while you're trying to get as much done as possible. Sometimes you're even doing the work of multiple drivers in the same amount of time as one. On the Move Solutions (OMVS), a company who focuses on developing cutting-edge technology in a variety of fields of business, might possibly have a solution for this dilemma.
- In the Future You May be Sitting In Your Easy Chair Watching the Road
If sitting behind the wheel of your truck and staring at the highway gets a bit boring at times, you might be interested in one of the newest trucking trends. Mercedes-Benz is working on a truck that will be able to drive itself, letting you relax and enjoy the ride from one destination to the next.
- Great Mileage Tracking Apps to Review
As a trucker, logging your mileage is of utmost importance because mileage is often what much of your pay is based on. If you don't log miles, you don't get paid. Logging miles used to mean coming home from your long trip and spending time in your logbook tracking those miles. If you were diligent, as you were supposed to be, you did it as your trip progressed.
- Regulatory Update Refresher
Time for some spring cleaning — and that includes checking in on trucking regulations that affect your daily life. The trucking industry in the midst of further changes to the restart rules and other new items:
- Find Out What the King of the Road Survey Says
The survey of Atlas Van Lines drivers, also known as the King of the Road Survey, is useful not just to other truck drivers, but to families planning vacations and frequent business travelers. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, Atlas is a private, agent owned company that has about $900 million in revenue each year. Their results to the mostly scientific and nearly indispensable survey makes for some interesting reading to anyone who spends much time on the road.
- On-the-Road Trucking Fitness Rules
Hey you – put down the jelly doughnut! Just because your office is mobile doesn't mean you can't stay fit! Shuck the excuses and stay in shape – on and off the road. Drop and give me seven!! Following these seven simple strategies can encourage great fitness results, despite all those long, sedentary motoring hours…
- 5 Tips to Fight Road Fatigue
Do you make it a priority to get a good night's sleep? Even if you do, there's a good chance that you will experience road fatigue at some point. Long hours combined with long stretches of highway can lull you into drowsiness before you know it.
- 5 Healthy Alternatives to Caffeine
Over-the-road truckers spend long hours traversing and crisscrossing the highways and the byways of America. After endless hours of negotiating through city traffic or seeing the same stretch of pavement, drivers get weary. Add to the fatigue unexpected issues that mean driving longer to meet schedules and it's a situation where driving safety comes into play.
- Virginia Doctor Tends Truckers on Their Schedule and Builds His Practice at the Same Time
Virginia Doctor Tends Truckers on Their Schedule and Builds His Practice at the Same Time
- Why Your Battery Has to Work Hard in Winter
Why Your Battery Has to Work Hard in Winter
- Are Better Brakes In the Future?
Are Better Brakes In the Future?
- Boot the Home - How to Live Full-Time in Your Truck and Love It
If some of the most enjoyable times of your life have been on the road as a professional truck driver, you are not alone. Truckers are not truly happy with any other vocation. For a small number of truck drivers, the road and their tractor really do become home. They fully transition from having a residence in one particular state to having their truck as headquarters, work space, and dwelling. If you feel that is the right life for you, here are a few tips to keep in mind.
- Why I Love Being a Truck Driver - Is This Your Story Too?
What is it about being a truck driver that is so alluring? Is it the open spaces, freedom of the road, opportunity to see new places and meet interesting people along the way, working for yourself, or do you just yearn for an adventure every time you turn on the ignition and take to the highways and byways?
- LA Port Truckers Highlight Problems in Shift to Independent Contractor Status
As Shakespeare once asked, What's in a name? For truckers working the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and by extension others across the country, their continued livelihood depends on the answer. Drivers and trucking companies have been locked in a bitter labor dispute, causing the truckers to strike last November in an effort to obtain more equitable working conditions. At issue is the loss of employee status as companies now list them as independent contractors.
- In Calgary, There's No Looking for a Detour From Your Route!
If your future travels take you through Calgary, better make sure you take your checkbook along. The city council is instituting a steep hike in the fine for straying from designated trucking routes. Local regulations are designed to keep trucks and other heavy vehicles on the city's major roads and thoroughfares. The intent is to prevent noise and obstacles from disrupting quieter residential areas.
- Trucker Buddy International Connects Truckers to Kids Through Postcards
For grammar and middle school aged children, Trucker Buddy International offers a fun, real-life alternative to the typical textbook learning of geography, math, social studies, and more according to the New York Times.
- More States Shift Road Repair Costs to Increased Trucking Taxation
Tennessee, ranked second only to Texas by CNBC in state road quality nationwide, is currently faced with the conundrum of growing road needs but declining fuel tax revenues. In an attempt to deal with the situation, the state is wrestling with a number of solutions for handling funding needs according to the Times Free Press. Among them: proposed taxes and fees trucking industry, about 60 percent of which utilizes Tennessee's north-south and east-west corridors, I-75 and I-40.
- More Fuel Efficient Trucks on the Way, But Can You Afford One?
Everybody loves saving money on gasoline, especially independent truckers. More miles per gallon might just make or break your profit, but the long-term savings come at the cost of the initial investment. Are you ready to buy a new truck just yet? New EPA rules already mandated higher MPG for pickups and semis a few years ago. By the spring of 2015, we'll hear about the next round of standards that will apply to model year 2018 and later.
- Check Out the February Truck Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee
If you've never been able to check out the Truck Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee, this year is a great year to make it an annual event! The Exhibition takes place from February 16-19, 2015, and it's packed full of great events for you and some of the most valuable members of your fleet and team.
- Are You Having Trouble Finding a Place to Park Your Semi Between Hauls? Some Cities Are Imposing Limits
It's no secret that one of the challenges many truck drivers face is finding a place to park their semis between loads. Even when you're loaded, you have to abide by the strict regulations that are set forth by the DOT, and when it's time to park, you have to park. Breaking the rules or altering your logbook can cause fines for your company, as well as problems for your license.
- Government Funding Bill Adds a Rollback of Key Trucker Legislation
Last year, legislation supported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association that required truckers to take two full consecutive nights of rest following 70 hours of time spent driving passed. While people on both sides of the aisle with concerns about truckers' safety supported the bill, a December 2014 spending bill in Congress includes a provision that would reverse the law.
- Place a "Want to Buy Ad" That's Totally Free!
If you're in the market for commercial trucks, trailers, equipment, or parts, you now have an easy way to get sellers to come to you. The best part, it won't cost you a thing! All you need to do is place a Want to Buy Ad on our Trucker to Trucker website, and wait for someone to contact you about having what you need.
- Five Fun Facts About Trucking and Truck Driving
It's always fun to talk about the fun and unique facts surrounding truckers and the truck driving industry. No matter how long you've been a truck driver, we'll bet there are some things you never knew. Read on and test your knowledge about your important job.
- Turbine-Powered Wave Semi Truck - Is This the Future?
Walmart is known for low prices and savings its customers money on everything from eggplants to electronics. Now, the mega-corporation believes it can lead the way in fuel savings for its fleet of semi trucks that is used to transport all of those products along the highways.
- How do Truckers Celebrate Christmas on the Road?
Due to the nature of the job, truckers often miss out on enjoying holiday celebrations and other family events throughout the year. Between the feelings of isolation from missing out, and bleak, sun-light free wintry weather, staying in the holiday spirit can be tough.
- We'll Bet You Didn't Know These Trucker Facts
Truckers have their own lingo, lifestyle, and laws. Many of your family member's and non-trucker friend's eyes glaze over when you start discussing work because they don't have much knowledge about your chosen vocation. While you can't make someone take an interest in what you love, you can forward these interesting quick facts about trucking to them. They may gain a renewed appreciation for your job with these insights.
- 8 Facts About 18 Wheelers Do You Know Them All?
It's not hard to figure out where 18 wheelers get that name from, but do you know why we also call them semi-trailer trucks? Here are some interesting bits of trivia and trucker tips that you might not have known.
- How to Make Holidays on the Road Special for Your Family
While many people are able to unwind with family and friends during the holidays, it can be one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year for truck drivers. Customers are counting on you to make deliveries in time for Christmas sales. The weather tends to be awful at the same time with winter storms causing unexpected delays and numerous road closings. There are still things you can do to create cherished memories and even start holiday traditions that you and your family look forward to each year.
- Are Tougher Rules on the Way for Truck Driver Training?
A recent lawsuit may change training requirements for those seeking to embark on a career in the trucking industry. Though auto fatalities have dropped in recent years, fatalities involving large trucks are on the rise, increasing by 4 percent in 2012. Injuries have also increased 18 percent, racking up an astounding 4,000 deaths and over 70,000 injuries.
- Trailer Tails and Moose Bumpers, What's Next?
The moment of inertia for a fully-loaded tractor-trailer is nothing compared to the difficulty encountered when trying to pass much needed changes to trucking industry regulations. Senseless regulatory differences between the United States and Canada further complicate the lives of truckers and interfere with their ability to make a decent living.
- Will CSA Scoring Be Stopped?
No group of people is more concerned about highway safety than truckers. They rely on the reliable and safe operation of their trucks to make a living, and their family and loved ones travel the same roads as everyone else. The frustration all truck drivers and trucking company owners have with the current Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring system is not because drivers want to take unsafe shortcuts or cover-up poor practices.
- Trucking Really Ramps Up for Business
Truckers do more than move merchandise. They also move the economy. And with economic forecasts looking solid, truckers can expect a steadily growing demand for freight services. That means more jobs and more miles. Are you and your truck ready?
- Laws Slow Self-Driving Truck Development
Innovation frequently move faster than government. Whether it is the Federal Aviation Administration blocking commercial use of drones or the Federal Communications Commission's sluggish action on net neutrality, technology is moving at a blistering pace while the government spends more money studying and debating regulations. Regardless of how self-driving trucks may impact jobs and the economy, we can be sure the jobs of lobbyist and politicians are secure.
- Truckers Battle Over Work Hours
Despite setbacks in the struggle, truckers continue to fight for better safety regulations. The changes to trucking laws have negatively impacted productivity by at least 3 to 5 percent, according to the American Trucking Association—without promising any real solution for driver fatigue.
- One Mom's Battle to Make Trucking Safer
The Georgia mom of two teenage girls is doing everything she can to make sure other parents never have to live through the tragedy she is currently facing. In May of 2013, Marianne Karth was driving on the highway with her daughters, seventeen-year-old AnnaLeah and thirteen-year-old Mary. Suddenly, her car was slammed from behind by a tractor trailer, which cause the car to spin around and get pinned under another truck's trailer.
- What Are the Top Critical Issues for Truckers
Each year, the American Transportation Research Institute issues a list of the most critical issues for truckers. Some indicate a need for change in trucking legislation, while others are demonstrative of how much trucking legislation has improved the industry. Today, we'd like to cover some of the top issues truckers are facing in 2014.
- Truck Drivers Are in Demand as Shortfall Swells
More American goods move by truck than any other mode of transportation, but a growing shortage of commercial truck drivers has the potential to create a nationwide shipping crisis in the not so distant future. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), the trucking industry is currently short of 30,000 drivers; but that shortfall is expected to swell to 200,000 truckers over the next 10 years.
- Hard to Find Semi Trailers
Semi trailers are a hot commodity in the trucking community, but shopping for one is no easy task. It presents a greater logistical problem than, say, finding the right pair of jeans. Whether you're in the market to buy or sell, our trailer listings provide an online marketplace where you can find the best prospects from the comfort of your recliner.
- MPG - What's In Store for 2018 and Beyond for Trucks?
With heavy-duty trucks and buses producing an estimated 20 percent of greenhouse gases in the United States each year, it is understandable that any regulations to reduce America's dependence on fossil fuels and lower the resulting emissions are going to target the efficiency of long-haul tractor-trailers.
- The Value of Using Our Ads to Sell Your Semi Truck
When you're looking to sell your semi truck, you want a resource for truck advertising that's going to be inexpensive, but effective. Unfortunately, those are hard to find. However, when you take advantage of the options available at truckertotrucker.com, you'll find plenty of reasons to place your ad with us.
- Price Negotiation Tips
For most truck drivers, finding a truck they want is not difficult. Getting it for a good price takes a bit more effort. Before you begin talking with a seller, make sure you have everything ready on your side for the best negotiating position.
- Tips For Truckers - The Best Hours For Trucking
Anytime a new driver ask experienced drivers about the best time to drive, they get the same response: Drive when you have to, sleep when you can. The road and customers can wreck havoc on your nerves, making restful sleep difficult and sporadic. Even when you do get seven or so hours of sleep, you can still spend your waking hours feeling run down and fatigued if you are on an inconsistent schedule.
- Managing Your Cellphone Data on a Long Haul
Many truck drivers remember a time when their communication with the family was limited to pay phones that were frequently out of order or being used by someone else when you were lucky enough to find one and have a few minutes of down-time to use it. These days, it is difficult for any of us to imagine life without Wi-Fi and our cellphones. Along with the convenience, comes high cost and a potentially overwhelming array of choices.
- Trucking Hours - Are You Being Forced Into a 5 Day Work Week?
Being your own boss and setting you own work schedule are two of the top reasons you started driving a truck. New government mandates are now restricting the total number of hours you can work in a week and regulating your off hours, too. These regulations are altering the income and independence of drivers.
- Keep Fit with 15 Minute Exercises Perfect for Off Load Downtime
You've reached your destination, and it's possible that it's been hours since you took a break and stretched your muscles. It's also possible that you're not getting nearly as much exercise as you'd like to get because of all the hours you spend on the road. Why not take advantage of the time you have while your rig is being unloaded and get in a few quick exercises? If you're not sure what types of exercises you can do in such a short amount of time, read on for some great trucking tips that can help you stay in shape.
- Comfort is King with Removable Seat Cushions
The right seat cushion can make all the difference in the world, and it's a good idea to invest in one that will last you a long time. Seat cushions can do much more than just give you a comfortable ride.
- Tips For Truckers - Staying In Shape
Difficult, but not impossible. With just a little thought and pre-planning you can add some health and fitness habits to your daily schedule. These tips will give you a head start on creating your personal plan of action. Include 15 minutes of exercise every day. Schedule it just as you would a doctor's appointment so you'll be less likely to let it slide. You don't need a formal routine or equipment. It can be as simple as a walk around a truck stop or rest area.
- Tips For Truckers - Keeping Happy On The Long Haul
The enjoyment most truckers get from their chosen lifestyle can start to wear thin on long hauls. Opportunities to relax and think about yourself are few, if they exist at all, when you are on the road with a deadline to meet and hundreds or thousands of people relying on you to make that delivery. Follow these tips to stay upbeat, focused, and safe when you are making those long hauls: