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Beyond The Rig Podcast

Beyond the Rig is the “un-corporate” voice of the trucking industry. You’ll see and hear what it’s like to be a professional trucker from two carrier insiders who are not afraid, to be honest. Through interviews, stories, and industry topics, you get a refreshing tell-it-like-it-is approach to life on the road. You can hear the…

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As a professional truck driver out on the open road, there are times where you might face unexpected delays. One of the most common situations is being stalled due to inclement weather or a road closure. Thankfully, you can be prepared ahead of time for any situation you might face by putting together a well-constructed…

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Freezing temperatures bring about unique challenges within the truck driving industry. Dangerous road conditions, unexpected weather that causes delays and even frozen freight can all be a result of hauling freight in freezing temperatures. Thankfully, by hauling refrigerated freight trucks, you can negate many of these problems and ensure you get your freight delivered in…

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Knight Transportation driver

Truck driving is an adventurous career that gives you the opportunity to see the country from one end to the other from the cab of a tractor. While out on the road, prioritizing your health and making good decisions in terms of both physical activity and dietary decisions can bolster your overall well being. This…

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Knight Transportation truck driver trainer Anthony Evans

Due to the independent nature of the trucking industry, along with its tranquility and solitude, many drivers are drawn to this profession. Therefore, a common need within the industry is well-trained and experienced drivers who are willing to train the next generation of drivers as professional truck driver trainers. The following are some characteristics that…

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Knight Transportation military veterans

When our men and women in military service end their active duty status and return to civilian life, they can face many challenges related to integrating back into society. Thankfully, according to an interview with David Valdivia, who himself is a veteran and who now works to help veterans transition from active duty into the…

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Whether you are a trucker by profession, know someone who is, are simply curious about the industry, or want to expand your knowledge for trivia night, the following fun facts are worth a look. After all, who wouldn’t want to know some random fun facts about semi-trucks and the trucking industry? Semi-Truck Facts You Will…

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Knight Transportation Refrigerated Truck Driving

After the craziness of the pandemic, the importance of essential workers like truck drivers has never been more valued. Truckers are the backbone of America’s economy and having them successfully transport needed goods kept the country moving. Now that most of America is back to work, and your value as a truck driving professional has…

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Knight Transportation semi- trucks

One of the most challenging elements of truck driving is learning to successfully maneuver a trailer and be able to back up without great difficulty. Be patient with yourself if you can relate to this issue, as this can be difficult for both veterans and novice drivers. Thankfully, there are some tried-and-true tips you can…

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Semi-truck driving down the highway

Driving a semi-truck can be challenging enough without the added difficulties caused by high winds. In fact, driving a semi in high winds can be just as dangerous for large trucks driving in icy or snowy conditions. Dangers of Driving a Semi in High Winds Large, bulky vehicles like semis, are more sensitive to crosswinds…

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