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Top 10 Trucker Songs and Why We Love Them

Top 10 Trucker Songs and Why We Love Them

Truck driving is so iconic that not only have dozens of movies been made about the lifestyle, hundreds of songs pay homage to life on the road. You may be surprised to know not all of the songs were made in the 60s and 70s. Here are the top 10 trucker songs and why we…

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Beyond The Rig Podcast: Talking All Things Trucking

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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Top 9 Trucking Podcasts and Why You Should Tune In

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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Truck Stop Etiquette for Truck Drivers

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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The 10 Best Trucker Movies and Why We Love Them

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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7 Hobbies for Truck Drivers and How to Start Them

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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Best Gifts for Truck Drivers

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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The Trucker Lifestyle: Today’s Truck Driving Experience

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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Spouses of Truckers

Knight Transportation: Wives of Truckers

The life of a professional trucker is one of adventure, fulfillment, and accomplishment. Being a trucker’s spouse can be just as fulfilling, if the role is approached properly. A trucker’s family can either embrace or fight against the responsibilities that accompany such an occupation. We advise spouses of truckers to welcome their partner’s chosen profession…

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Top 10 Benefits of Truck Driving With Pets

Knight Transportation Pet Policy

Long-haul or over-the-road trucking can be a lonely profession. There are many hours spent on the roads, without the companionship available in other career fields. Thankfully, though, many trucking companies, including Knight Transportation, do have an allowance for pets, giving drivers much-needed companionship while on the road. Below is more information on our specific pet…

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