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Precious cargo: Longtime truckers get assignment of a lifetime with hauling U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

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In more than four decades on the road, Theron Schmalzried has seen a little bit of everything and dealt with situations where quick wits and a cool head saved the day. So, when Walt Schattinger, president of Colorado-based Apex...

STAYING FIT ON THE ROAD

Make sure you and your cab are prepared for unexpected delays in icy weather

It’s that time of the year again when drivers must winterize their rig as they prepare for inclement weather and conditions ranging from icy...

With cold weather and flu season on the horizon, now is the time to ‘winterize’ your body

Drivers, the dreaded cold-and-flu season is upon us —that time of year when you need to protect your personal engine from freezing up, locking...

South Carolina driver makes fitness a priority, takes first place in women’s division in push-up contest

CONWAY, S.C. — Hannah Oldham hasn’t been in the trucking business very long, but she’s already figured out the importance of maintaining health and...

Congratulations to the winners of the Fit to Pass Fittest Driver Push-up Contest

The Fittest Driver Push-up Contest, presented by Fit to Pass and The Trucker, was designed to test the strength and conditioning of professional drivers...

Veteran, former boxer focused on staying fit, takes first place in push-up contest in men’s division

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — How does a 36-year-old former Golden Gloves boxer stay in shape when on the road?“I try to work out when I...

Work missed due to lower back pain can result in a big pain in the wallet

Back pain not only discomforting; it’s costly, too. Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints we hear from drivers — and...

Fit to Pass Push-Up Challenge Winners

Meet the Top 5 winners from the Fit to Pass Push-Up Challenge sponsored by The Trucker and presented by The Trucker Trainer, Bob Perry.

Staying Healthy on the Road, Part 4: Keep it clean with good personal hygiene

In the past three articles on TheTrucker.com, we talked about the first three steps to staying healthy on the road — quality sleep, proper...

Staying Healthy on the Road, Part 3: Exercise plays vital role in overall health

In previous posts on TheTrucker.com, we covered Parts 1 and 2 (getting good quality of sleep and ensuring proper nutrition) in a four-part series...

THE TRUCKER JOBS MAGAZINE

The Trucker Jobs Magazine – December 2020 Digital Edition

The Trucker Jobs Magazine - December 2020 Digital Edition: Precious Cargo: Longtime truckers get assignment of a lifetime with hauling U.S.Capitol Christmas Tree | Carrier Culture | For the Birds | Owning the Wheel

The Trucker Jobs Magazine – November 2020 Digital Edition

The Trucker Jobs Magazine - November 2020 Digital Edition: Labor of Love - Daniel and Phyllis Snow remodeled their 1996 Freightliner into a showpiece, Tying up loose ends, Cat in the cab, Owning the wheel

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TRUCK DRIVING JOB VIDEOS

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The Trucker News Channel — Tiny Trucker

In this episode, we cover drivers battling 90 mph wind gusts in California and an autonomous convoy traveled nearly 300 miles through Pennsylvania, Ohio...

The Trucker News Channel – Big Rig on Patrol

In this episode, we cover big-rig cops on patrol in Florida and a tractor-trailer nearly crashed into a Pennsylvania high school. Plus, Sandia labs...

The Trucker News Channel — Whose lane is it anyway?

In this episode, we cover: A Swedish manufacturer is making its autonomous, electric transport vehicles available globally, lane markings in Utah leave drivers wondering,...

The Trucker News Channel — Toyota Looks to Electrify

In this episode, we cover Toyota looking to get into the Class 8 electric truck market, border patrol sends a drug-smuggling attempt down the...

The Trucker News Channel — Dashcam Fireball

In this episode, we cover work-zone traffic monitoring in the air, a fleet of low-emission trucks christen the long-awaited Port of Long Beach bridge....

The Trucker News Channel — Primetime Driver

In this episode, we cover a special thanks to truck drivers during the Primetime Emmy Awards and roughly 15,000 Volvo trucks are being recalled...

The Trucker News Channel — GPS Fail

In this episode we cover a trucker stuck on an ATV/Snowmobile Road in Oregon as well as a hand-drawn license plate attempt in Kentucky....

The Trucker News Channel — Special Convoy

In this episode we have a story about a couple truckers who got to haul a record-breaking load in Washington while an unexpected discovery...

The Trucker News Channel — Road Warriors

In this episode we have a story about a trucker abandoning a military tank along the interstate, Pilot Flying J's Road Warriors contest winners,...

The Trucker News Channel – SC Port Terminal

In this episode we cover: Beer logistics going green | Paper products exempt again | SC ports new terminalTucker Russ: Hey, truckers, I'm Tucker. Anheuser-Busch's...

TRUCK DRIVING JOB RESOURCES

TRUCK DRIVING JOB NEWS

U.S. Xpress, MIT partner to improve driver efficiency

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Inc. is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Center for Transportation & Logistics to develop a roadmap...

Make the most of fuel surcharges by squeezing the most from each gallon

Fuel discounts are good. So are fuel surcharges. If you’re an owner-operator, you’ll be able to quickly answer this simple question: What is your...

Tenstreet acquires Stay Metrics, companies plan to provide enhanced resources for driver recruiting, retention, data

TULSA, Okla. — Tenstreet, a provider of driver-recruiting software and workflow solutions for the trucking and transportation industry, has acquired Indiana-based Stay Metrics, a...

U.S. trucking industry ‘answered the call’ in 2020, says ATA’s Spear

ARLINGTON, Va. — In an Oct. 26 state-of-the-industry address at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 2020 Management Conference, Chris Spear, the association’s president and...

ACT Research analyst upgrades commercial vehicle market forecast across the board

COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, after pulling the cycle forward in September, ACT’s...

WIT names 2020 top companies for women to work for in transportation

PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association’s (WIT) Redefining the Road magazine on Oct. 2 released the association’s 2020 list of top companies...

ATA predicts U.S. freight volumes will increase by 36% during next decade

ARLINGTON, Va. — Despite contraction during 2020, the long-term trend for both trucking and overall freight shipments remains positive, according to the American Trucking...

ACT’s latest for-hire trucking index highlights driver shortage

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, which includes August data, showed a continuing tight trucking market, with volume and...

DOL proposal would help clarify difference between company drivers, owner-operators under Fair Labor Standards Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a rule that would clarify the definition of “employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...

Sales of new, used Class 8 trucks climb in response to record freight rates; pre-pandemic numbers could indicate a return to normalcy

Class 8 trucks sold at pre-pandemic levels on the U.S. market in August, reaching the highest numbers of the year. Orders for trucks to...

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The Trucker Media Group recognizes the important role that professional truck drivers play in keeping our economy working and our world moving. And we understand the dedication and commitment needed by professional truck drivers to make this significant contribution to the nation’s economy. Therefore, it is important that truck drivers have access to the best jobs and job resources available.

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