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by Planet Freight | Aug 15th, 2018 | no responses |

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…

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by Planet Freight | Aug 08th, 2018 | no responses |

Eating healthy on the road can be a challenge for many truckers. Most truck stops don’t always have options for tasty and nutritious snacks. These are the best healthy snacks that are easy for truckers to take on the go:

Nuts

Nuts…

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by Planet Freight | Aug 01st, 2018 | no responses |

Truck driving can be just as stressful as any other job, but there are many ways to help you manage that tension. Take a look at a few easy ways for truckers to relieve stress.

Meditate
According to Psychology Today,

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by Planet Freight | Jul 25th, 2018 | no responses |

Every month we take a look at the most recent transportation industry trends to help plan for the future. Discover the industry trends for July 2018.

U.S. Trucking

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted Truck…

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by Planet Freight | Jul 18th, 2018 | no responses |

People often say that a clean workspace is a clean mind. It’s easier to focus and be in a good mood when your space is neat and mess free. This theory also applies to truckers, even though they don’t have a traditional…

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by Planet Freight | Jul 11th, 2018 | no responses |

Being new to any career can be a challenge, but tips and tricks from those more experienced can make a big difference. Here are five tips for new truck drivers:

Drive Cautiously In Inclement Conditions

Driving in different weather conditions can be very different in a semi,…

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by Planet Freight | Jul 03rd, 2018 | no responses |

Many careers encourage camaraderie, and there’s no better way to build this bond than through a secret language. Here are a few of the terms truck drivers use to communicate with each other over their citizens band radios:

Driver: trucker

Four-wheeler: non-trucker

Bumper sticker:

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by Planet Freight | Jun 27th, 2018 | no responses |

When you spend a lot of time on the road, it’s important to mix up your audio entertainment. You can choose from listening to music, podcasts, the radio or audiobooks. Check out a few podcast recommendations if your current listening situation has…

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by Planet Freight | Jun 20th, 2018 | no responses |

Drivers don’t need to worry about icy roads or blizzards this time of year, but there are still some risks that come with summer driving. Use these five summer driving tips to combat hazards that come with hot weather.

  1. Watch Out For Construction

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by Planet Freight | Jun 13th, 2018 | no responses |

Whether you started your trucking career yesterday or 10 years ago, you probably know that different seasons have an affect on your driving. It might seem like summer has ideal driving conditions, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some risk involved. To stay prepared for summer driving,…

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