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Navigating the Volvo Wiper Woes: Common Issues and Solutions

Navigating the Volvo Wiper Woes: Common Issues and Solutions

Imagine driving down a highway in your dependable Volvo when raindrops are tapping on your windshield. You flick the wiper switch in response to a sudden downpour, but all that happens is an eerie sil...

Sep 27, 20233 min read
Strategies for Dispatcher Management Communication Success

Strategies for Dispatcher Management Communication Success

Effective communication between drivers and dispatcher management is essential in the business of logistics and transportation to guarantee that everything runs properly. The dispatcher's job is cruci...

Sep 26, 20233 min read
Your Road to Success: How to Succeed as an Owner-Operator in 2023

Your Road to Success: How to Succeed as an Owner-Operator in 2023

In the trucking world in 2023, the path to becoming a successful owner-operator is full of chances and challenges. This blog post will show you the steps you need to take to do well in the trucking bu...

Sep 26, 20234 min read
The Road Ahead: Your Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a Truck Driver in the US

The Road Ahead: Your Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a Truck Driver in the US

Truck driving is a stable, high-paying job that is in high demand and offers a lot of benefits. In the United States, becoming a truck driver can be a great choice if you want to change careers or are...

Sep 26, 20238 min read
The Basics of Becoming a Livestock Hauler

The Basics of Becoming a Livestock Hauler

So, you're wondering if you have what it takes to become a livestock hauler. You enjoy the open road and have a soft spot for animals. So, partner, fasten your seatbelts because we're about to delve i...

Sep 26, 20233 min read
Truckers' Parking Problem: The Search for a Spot on the Road

Truckers' Parking Problem: The Search for a Spot on the Road

Imagine this: The sun is sinking on the horizon as you drive along the highway, signaling the end of the day. You are a trucker, my friend, and it's time to locate a parking space for the evening. The...

Sep 26, 20233 min read
The Hardest Challenge I Face as a Truck Driver

The Hardest Challenge I Face as a Truck Driver

Being a truck driver is an adventure unlike any other, as you roll down the highway with the wind in your hair, vast expanses of tarmac in front of you, and the world passing by outside your windshiel...

Sep 25, 20233 min read
Identifying Problems with the Truck's Cardan Shaft: Advice from a Skilled Repairman

Identifying Problems with the Truck's Cardan Shaft: Advice from a Skilled Repairman

Problems with the cardan shaft, commonly referred to as the driveshaft, are a common problem in the field of truck maintenance. As an experienced repairman, I've dealt with my fair share of cardan sha...

Sep 25, 20233 min read
Trucker's Guide: What Really Happens When Your Truck Faces the Inspector's Gaze

Trucker's Guide: What Really Happens When Your Truck Faces the Inspector's Gaze

All right, buddy truckers, let's talk about a subject that affects us as much as that dependable old CB radio: truck inspections. Imagine that you are approaching an inspection checkpoint in your rig....

Sep 25, 20234 min read
Unveiling the Finest Truck Stops Across the USA

Unveiling the Finest Truck Stops Across the USA

Finding a decent truck stop can be a game-changer for truck drivers living the open road lifestyle. It's more than simply a gas station; it's a haven for truckers where they can eat well, rest, and in...

Sep 23, 20233 min read
FMCSA's Call to Action: Promoting Safe Driving Habits for Truckers and Motorists

FMCSA's Call to Action: Promoting Safe Driving Habits for Truckers and Motorists

Road safety is crucial in a society where freeways snake through the nation like veins. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which is all too aware of this, has taken up the cause ...

Sep 23, 20233 min read
Considers forbidding overnight truck parking in San Antonio

Considers forbidding overnight truck parking in San Antonio

The urgent issue of nighttime truck parking is currently at a crossroads in San Antonio, Texas, a city renowned for its rich history, lively culture, and busy transit hub. A potential ban on this prev...

Sep 23, 20233 min read