‘Truckers’ Category

Brakes: Drums Versus Disc Reviewed

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

In some fleet news history, disc brakes began appearing on automobiles in the early 1960’s, the same time disc brakes began to appear on semi trucks around the world. At this point in time, virtually every automobile made in the U.S. or imported here, has a pair of disc brakes, and at this point in […]

Top Five List: Best and the Worst States for Small Trucking Companies

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

2015 was another banner year for the trucking industry, with over 700 billion dollars in revenue for the year. But even though these are some serious boom times for the industry, as a whole there are some states that aren’t as good as others when you are an owner/operator of small trucking companies or just […]

Wanted: 5.6 Million New Truck Drivers

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Here is a strange fact for all of you semi truck drivers out there. At 5.6 percent unemployment, the United States has one of the lowest unemployment rates in decades. Now, say what you will about any political party candidate, and in this election year that might be pretty important, but America is certainly on […]

Trucking Trends Trucker to Trucker is Watching for 2016

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Some trucking trends in trucking news as we surge towards March of 2016. These little news items, while not earth shaking, are something to keep watching, some of which are very important to the powers that be. Here are a few things to think about. How Low can it Go We are talking about diesel […]

Will Amazon’s Foray Into Delivery Change the Face of Trucking and Logistics?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

In the latest trucking news, Amazon’s foray really doesn’t have much to do with trucking news at all. At least for the time being. But you may want to keep your ears perked up, especially you owner/operators out there, and those companies that have a regular package delivery service. Here Comes Amazon The Internet retail […]

California Leads Again With New Meal/Rest Break Legislation

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Here’s some semi truck driver legislation that you might be interested in, particularly if you are an employee of a large trucking firm. The Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016 You may be wondering why aviation legislation is in a trucking blog. Well, the simple fact is that, someone slipped in a provision […]

Stay Healthy on the Long Haul: Healthy Tips for Living on the Road

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

OK, we have talked about living a healthy life behind the wheel, but we haven’t given you any real direction on how to do it. Well here for your reading enjoyment, and your body’s overall healthy living, are some tips to use for a healthy body that every trucker should embrace. Eat right — Greasy […]

Long Haul Drivers Need a Health Makeover

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

For all of you short and long haul truck drivers, your health is becoming a major issue in the world of trucking. If you have been following Trucker to Trucker, you know that the latest facts and figures show that over the road truckers have almost twice the amount of health-related problems than employees in […]

Tire Tread Awareness: What Causes Wear Where?

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

As always, we give you the best in trucker tips, and one of them involves your tires. There are certain things you should know about the tread wear of your tires, and what you can do about it. Tread Depth. All truckers, and particularly owner operators, should be aware of the tread depth of their […]

Truckers Show Cluster of Chronic Health Issues

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

As a trucker, you may think that sitting in a cab all day isn’t the best in healthy living. Being inactive, the stress that comes from many hours on the road, then throw in smoking and always eating at fast food joints, none of which sound particularly healthy. At least that’s the rumor, anyway. Well, […]