Ever hear of the “doorway effect”? It’s what happens when you walk through a door and forget what you were saying, doing, and even why you passed through the doorway in the first place. You’ll be heading for the kitchen with every intention of making yourself a peanut butter sandwich, get there, completely blank on your purpose for being there, and confusedly resign yourself to a dinner of leftover rice and ranch dressing. All thanks to the doorway effect. >> Continue Reading

When the temperature plunges to five degrees, even the most experienced of truckers can have a hard time managing the icy roads. Poor visibility coupled with reduced traction makes the job of a big rig driver extremely challenging. However, by implementing preventive safety skills for driving in icy conditions, you can sail through the winter season without any major problems. Here are 10 winter driving tips for truck drivers that can help you stay safe this winter. >> Continue Reading

There are many commercial drivers who aren’t willing to take regular breaks. While this is probably because their to-do list is packed with tasks and they are too busy to make time for a short break, skipping a break to stay productive is no longer a choice for many drivers. With the FMCSA’s 30-minute mandatory break regulation in place, taking short breaks while driving is now required by law. Find out how this affects your fleet. >> Continue Reading

Driving isn’t just about getting from one place to another; the truth is more complicated. It is an activity that requires responsibility, patience, concentration, and knowledge of the rules of the road. As a regular fleet driver or a long-haul trucker, you need to exercise politeness and care to make the streets safer for people around you.  Here are some road etiquette rules that you need to know >> Continue Reading