Life as a truck driver can be an adjustment, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. If you’ve decided to transition to the trucking industry, we have a tips for how to get used to being a trucker.
Manage Your Time
A big part of being a truck driver is having good time management skills. You’ll spend many hours on the road and you’ll have to learn to balance your drive time and your free time. It’s important to follow hours of service guidelines to get routes done while still following these time constraints. Finding a routine that works for you is an important first step in your new role.
Staying In Shape
As a truck driver, you will spend the majority of the day sitting behind the wheel, which means there are less opportunities to exercise. To stay healthy, it’s important to fit quick and easy workouts into your schedule as well as packing nutritious food so you don’t have to rely on rest stops.
Along the way you’ll get to see many exciting sights and meet interesting people. Take the time to enjoy these moments and embrace the trucking lifestyle.
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