A Trucker’s Homecoming Test

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A Trucker’s Homecoming

After you’ve been on the road for a while, homecoming starts to take on a new meaning. Over the road truck drivers spend weeks and even months without coming home. That means when they do get home, it’s a special event. We asked our community of 300,000 drivers, “What is the first thing you take... Read more »

Navigating Snowy Terrain for Truckers

Every driver who has a cross country run in northern US winters has seen this unfriendly terrain. The winter land of Wyoming is one of the most commonly mentioned places to have your rookie winter struggle as a driver. In a way, its a rite of passage. If you learn to do it right and... Read more »

28 Most Proud Trucking Moments

Truck driving is one of the most challenging jobs out there. It requires sacrifice from home and comfort and a level of independence and problem solving that most people can not handle. This is why it can be the most rewarding career for the right person. We asked our community of over 300,000 truck drivers... Read more »

What are the top three things I should have in my cab?

What are the top three things I should have in my cab?   We do not beat around the bush around here. The most common answer to “What are the top three things I should have in my cab?” straight from thousands of truck drivers:   #1 ATLAS #2 FLASHLIGHT #3 FIRE EXTINGUISHER   Yet,... Read more »

42 Tips for Rookie OTR Drivers

The hardest time on the road is your first six months.   If you make it through this window, you might just have a real trucker in you. This period is known well by rookie OTR drivers. OTR drivers are far away from company headquarters, out of on the road without a trainer or family... Read more »

What’s the best truck driving specialization?

The first big step most drivers make when they decide to take their job to the next level is a specialization. We asked our community of over 300,000 drivers what the best driving specialization is for truckers today. We highlight 16 of the best answers here.    Overall, the best specializations according to our drivers... Read more »

The Most Dangerous Places for Truckers

It doesn’t take an episode of Ice Road Truckers to know that truck drivers across the country are facing tricky situations. In you have been a driver on the road for over 5 years, you’re likely to have seen every terrain in the United States. We asked our community of truck drivers what type of... Read more »

6 Tips To Nail Your Trucking Job Interview

You’ve worked hard for your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and now it’s time to start applying for trucking jobs. Trucking companies will be looking for hard-working and reliable folk to join their team, so you need to do yourself proud in the job interview.   Working as a trucker requires you to act responsibly and... Read more »

How to Become an Owner Operator

Become an owner operator and get a little piece of the American dream. Being a truck driver is one of the best career choices for people who want big paychecks and a sense of independence in their work. Professional drivers can choose to own and run an owner operator trucking business. By running your own... Read more »