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Trucking Industry Heating up

Many believe the trucking industry is in for huge growth through the end of the year. As America moves into a new phase with COVID-19, the feeling is consumers are ready to spend money again. A second round of stimulus checks, available vaccines, and summer headed our way, it’s very possible there will be even…

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Trucking Podcasts

Podcasts give trucking industry pros a whole new way to communicate about life on the road and what it takes to be a trucker today. Many seasoned truck drivers are eager to share their experiences, advice, tips, and tricks, and opinions on the state of trucking in America. Here are the top 9 trucking podcasts…

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Trucks at a truck stop. Truck stop etiquette for truck drivers

American truck stops have experienced an up and down reputation over the years. In the 70s, when the open road called out to everyone, they were cool places to meet people from all walks of life. By the late 80s, truck stops became a bit more unsafe. Today though, truck stops have modern utilities, electronics,…

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Top 10 Best Trucker Movies

In the 1970s, American pop culture embraced the trucker lifestyle. CB radios became the hot electronic gadget, and trucker lingo made its way into everyday life. As people’s attitudes about flight attendants seeing the world in the 1960s, there was a fascination for the open road. Hollywood could no longer ignore truck drivers’ larger-than-life personalities,…

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Hobbies for Truck Drivers

There are as many ways to spend your time on the road as there are hours. If you’ve had enough of staring out your cab window wondering how to make better use of your time – you’re in luck. All you need is your imagination and a smartphone, then leave the rest to us. Here…

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Truck with Gifts. Best Gifts for Truckers

Any day is a good day to get the trucker in your life a gift. It doesn’t have to a special occasion like Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day or Mother’s, or a birthday either. Because life on the road tends to wear down supplies and accessories faster than most travelers, your favorite essential worker out…

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Top 10 Truck Driving Tips for Winter

Above and beyond what is experienced by regular-sized vehicles, commercial trucks are extremely susceptible to dangerous winter conditions. Even if you are an extremely experienced and highly skilled truck driver, winter driving conditions can present challenges. Wet or icy roads make it difficult for trucks to handle a load and make it difficult for you…

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KNIGHT-SWIFT SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Knight Transportation prides itself on being a carrier, leading the industry to reduce its environmental footprint and improve drivers’ safety and working conditions. The following are excerpts from the Knight-Swift Sustainability Report 2020 demonstrating our environmental and workforce commitments. Sustainability Initiative & Zero-Emissions Vehicle We plan to continue our strategy of investing capital in new equipment…

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Best Apps for Truck Drivers

By the amount of technology embraced by today’s truck drivers, life on the open road is anything but old school. Truck drivers are utilizing handy, helpful smartphone apps to aid them in accessing critical information and accomplishing essential tasks on long- haul trips. Here are the nine best apps for truck drivers for today’s modern…

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18 Wheel Truck on the road during the day. Front View

Whether over the road trucking (OTR trucking) or long-haul trucking is a way of life, or a job is up to each truck driver. For many, the trucker lifestyle is a calling, and the road “calls your name.” Truck driving is finally receiving national recognition as an essential service, and truck drivers are known as…

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