Author: Hotshot Warriors

3 Things All Truckers Can Listen To On the Road

Truck drivers spend the majority of their time on the road. Truckers are all about efficiency and want to make the most of their time. Since they cannot always have company with them and they need to focus on the road, it is important for them to find some quality listening material. That poses the question: What do truckers listen to on the road?  The Radio The radio is still the pinch-hitter when it comes to truckers, even in the twenty-first century. There are a lot of radio programs that are tailored to drivers like Red Eye Radio.  There...

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5 On-the-Road Fitness Tips for Truckers

  Staying fit is not easy for anyone, but sometimes it can feel almost impossible when you are on the road. While there is no one-size-fits-all plan for maintaining every trucker’s health, here are five tips to help maintain overall health.  1.) Exercise in the Morning Trucking is hard work on its own. A workout is the last thing every trucker wants to do after a long day on the road. Exercising in the morning not only has immediate driver health benefits, such as increased energy, but it also helps drivers wake up and boosts their BMR (Basal Metabolic...

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The Pros & Cons of Long Hauls

Long haul trucking is truly a passion. Some drivers love to be a long haul driver as if they were born ready to drive. With that being said, long haul, or over the road (OTR) driving is not just a job but a lifestyle. There are many reasons truckers everywhere choose longer trips as opposed to short-haul trucking. It all boils down to what you are comfortable with. Here are the pros and cons of long-haul trucking.  The Pros You have independence.  One of the most common reasons any trucker gets into the trucking business is the appeal of...

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5 Apps All Truckers Need

If you have a smartphone, you have the world at your fingertips. You can call, text, email, search the Internet, and use GPS. You use it for almost everything. If not, there is a good chance you are missing out on either saving cash or earning more. There are hundreds of apps specifically designed for truckers, owner-operators, and small trucking fleet owners. Here is a narrowed down list of the best apps for truckers to use.  1.) The Weather Channel It is important to your route and safety to check the weather periodically. The app is easy to use,...

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12 Safety Tips for Truckers

Driving safety, particularly trucking safety, involves a long series of small individual decisions. Trucking is not just the time spent on the road, driving to and from. It is a series of life choices involving sleep, rest, and relaxation for the trucker, as well. These trucking safety tips for truckers are somewhere to start, but making the right decision every time can help everyone return home safely.  1.) Give Other Drivers Space Most trucking collisions are caused when a truck hits the vehicle in front of it. Commercial trucks take a long time to brake and ensure proper distance...

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