The results of Atlas Van Lines annual King of the Road survey presented in infographic form show drivers are concerned about eating right and the growing use of social media and smartphones.
Ten drivers have been chosen as finalists in Overdrive's iLuvMyTrucker appreciation contest.
Briceson Nightingale, of Sedan, N.M., owns and operates this 2000 379 to haul liquid fertilizer and hay. In the few years he's owned it, he's stretched the frame, changed the stacks and redone the interior.
Driver Toby Bogard's 1,000,000 Pound Challenge weight-loss competition seeks to encourage and support drivers in their goals of better health. You can register to take part now.
If carriers want to show drivers appreciation, they need to work with their own customers to mitigate the disrespect drivers are shown by shippers and receivers, writes Kevin Jones.
Gary Shade's book of the expediting life and business could be an important resource for those starting out in the segment.
At the annual fall meeting of the Technology and Maintenance Council, Women in Trucking president Ellen Voie said the female driver pool is growing and fleets should consider that when spec'ing vehicles.
"The more you understand about the necessary nutrients and minerals your body's amazing chemical reaction needs to stay balanced, the easier it is to feed your brain."
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