Top Truck Driving Schools In Arizona

Top Arizona Truck Driving Schools

A truck driving career is a great way to see the country and make money at the same time. It is also a career choice that is growing by leaps and bounds, especially within the state of Arizona. For example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics claims the demand for truck drivers is currently growing faster…

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How To Prevent A Semi Truck Jackknife

Truck Jack Knife

Ever use or seen a pocketknife? The term “jackknife” comes from pocketknife folding configuration. The collision term “jackknife” refers to a truck accident where a truck with two separate parts (a cab and a trailer) folds in on itself at the point of separation. The cab and trailer swivel where they are linked together, at…

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Truckers: How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle Over the Road

How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle Over the Road

Making your living as an over the road truck driver can be a great way to see the country. Imagine enjoying the scenery alongside the freeways across the great expanse that is this beautiful nation. Of course, as with any job, this too has its risks. Though you might assume the biggest risk over the…

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Top Healthy Diets for Truck Drivers

Top Healthy Diets for Truck Drivers

Truck drivers face strict regulations limiting the number of hours they work in a day. Consequently, many focus on delivering the shipments on time that they forget about their health. The nature of the job is also not forgiving, because being behind the wheel means living a sedentary lifestyle. At Knight Transportation, we understand these…

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How To Improve Truck Fuel Efficiency

How To Improve Truck Fuel Efficiency

When long-haul truckers are paid by the mile, or by time, they may be tempted to drive faster or stay out on the road longer, to earn more money. However, there is a downside to doing so which you may not have considered. That downside comes in the form of fuel efficiency and ultimately higher…

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How Truck Drivers Stay Fit On The Road | Truck Driver Fitness

How Truck Drivers Stay Fit On The Road

Over the road truck driving jobs lets you see the world through your windshield. Yet it also means that you are sleeping, eating and relaxing in your big rig. As a result, truck driver fitness often takes a backseat. It becomes all too easy to slip into the bed sleeper after a long day of…

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Trucker Maintenance Tips

Trucker Maintainance Tips

Trucker Maintenance Tips – In trucking, the big costs are fuel, equipment, and maintenance. So maintenance tips and reminders pay. Proactive maintenance can also save both time and money by keeping a truck on the right side of the safety regulations and keeping jobs running smooth. Make Your Smart Phone Your Assistant Most every truck…

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Electronic Logging Device Myths [Infographic]

Ever since Electronic Logging Devices (ELD’s) came out years ago, there has been a lot of rumors, myths, and misinformation. There’s no doubt that this is a big change to the trucking industry, but having all the facts is the first step in being prepared.  In our earlier post “Trucking Electronic Logging Devices – Are Your Ready”…

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Learn How To Become A Truck Driver And Start Earning High Wages

Many people consider a career as a truck driver for a variety of reasons. The freedom of the open road, not having a boss supervise their every move and, of course, it pays well. Rookie drivers are earning more than $40,000 and those veteran team outfits are pulling down about $90,000. Consider that trucking school…

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Knight-Swift Transportation Announces Early Adoption of Federal Compliance Mandate

Company leads transportation industry in implementing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration electronic logging device rule — or ELD mandate. PHOENIX, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Knight-Swift Transportation is pleased to announce that it has become the largest truckload company to meet the December 2017 Federal ELD deadline. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published the final electronic logging device rule…

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