The Real Trucking Expenses of an Owner Operator

As everything else in life, trucking as an owner operator has its own pros and cons, and there a few things that one should consider, with the most obvious being the trucking expenses that comes with it! Now, when it comes to trucking expenses it’s a wide field which has a lot for discussion. It […]

The Rise of Semi Trailer Trucks – History and Industry Impact

“The Rise of Semi Trailer Trucks” at first sounds as a title of a cheesy horror movie. Or perhaps like the ever popular trucker flicks from the 1970’s, much like the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”! But, instead of monkeys taking over the world, you have trucks conquering the world! Just think if […]

10 Secrets to Lower Your Blood Pressure for DOT Physical Exam

For some people taking a DOT Physical Exam it’s a piece of cake, but that isn’t always the case. Others will struggle and get the “chills” just a few days before the final day, and then when the day comes they fail. Their mind completely blocks and they will draw a blank. I have been […]

Hazardous Materials Test – ULTIMATE Guide for Studying

Hope you love test because the hazardous materials test is one to remember! Now, there are several things to consider when it comes to studying for hazardous materials test, and I will try to touch on as many as I can. There are numerous resources and links available for you to find tons of information. […]

11 Amazing Facts about Hazardous Cargo

What does it really mean? When someone says hazardous cargo, what comes to your mind? Trucks hauling rusty containers, filled with nuclear waste? Perhaps, some toxic slug leftover from a secret science experiment? What about some dangerous chemicals used to fight a Martian invasion? Though that might be what comes to mind for some, but […]

Best Types of Freight for Rookie Truck Drivers

Rookie truck drivers often have a hard time getting the good runs. This can be for a couple of reasons. The most obvious is that the best runs will go to the senior and/or the most experienced truck drivers. This is true no matter the industry. Now we all know the amount of time one […]

10 Exclusive Tips To Find Best 3/4 Ton Truck

1/4 ton truck, 3/4 ton truck, or 1 ton truck? What does this classification represent? Generally, ton trucks are being classified in accordance with their vehicle’s gross weight rating, and therefore this classification stands for it. If we take a closer look we can see that based on the vehicle’s gross weight rating there are […]

Ultimate Concrete Truck Profitability Analysis 

Thinking about starting a concrete truck business? If so, you should know that the concrete truck business can lead you to a secure financial future, but in order for you to get in track with everything that this business brings; you will have to do a good market research and get to study the essential […]

10 Awesome Survival Tips for Dry Van Trucking Companies

The Dry Van trucking companies are a major part of the class 8 trucks. Being in the trucking business these days is not easy. You need to cover the Federal Motor Safety Carrier Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration rules and regulations and on top of that, […]