Author: Hotshot Warriors

12 Effective Ways to Reduce Stress

Hotshot trucking is one of the most stressful jobs for drivers for many obvious reasons. Foremost is that you have to endure heavy traffic, tight deadlines, and unpredictable and extreme weather conditions, among others. It can also be stressful to find profitable loads to keep your business going. These are just on top of other challenges that you have to deal with on a day-to-day basis. Thankfully, there are simple and effective ways to deal with stress: 1. Listen to soothing music If you are in a stressful situation, take a break and listen to relaxing music. Research shows...

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10 Defensive Driving Techniques That Can Save Lives

The transportation industry seems to be always in a rush because of a tight deadline. Unfortunately, this reality is oftentimes the reason why many drivers become aggressive drivers. Aggressive driving is an accident waiting to happen and it can endanger the lives of other motorists. Moreover, even the most experienced and careful drivers are also at risk of a crash and other dangers while on the road. That is because of the combination of other factors including the presence of aggressive drivers, unpredictable weather and road conditions, among others. Fortunately, by observing certain defensive driving techniques, you can protect...

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5 Practical Ways to Have a Healthy Heart

Heart diseases are the leading cause of death in the US. Sadly, due to the nature of the job, truckers are not spared. Long hours of driving, lack of adequate sleep and exercise, and unhealthy food choices are just some of the reasons that put truckers at risk of heart diseases.  One of the most common types of heart disease that affect truck drivers is coronary artery disease or CAD. CAD happens when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become hard and narrow due to buildup of cholesterol and plaque on the inner wall. Because of the...

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BIG TEX TRAILERS 10OA PRO SERIES BUMPERPULL TRAILER Review

The 10OA Pro Series Over-the-Axle Bumperpull Trailer is among the best-selling medium-weight equipment from Big Tex. A quick look at this trailer will give you an impression that it is made for heavy-duty use. It is well-designed and constructed for versatility and durability. Some of its important features are as follows: Frame The 8-inch I-Beam frame of this trailer is quite durable. An I-beam frame provides better resistance to bending and it is also more stable. Moreover, this frame also comes with an integral tongue for added strength. Flatbed This trailer also features a 102-inch low-profile bed. Big Tex...

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BIG TEX 14GP HEAVY DUTY PIPE TOP GOOSENECK LOWBOY Review

The 14GP is one of Big Tex’s most popular pipe top equipment trailers. It combines some of the best features of their goosenecks plus a heavy-duty 3-inch square tube top rail. This feature offers extra strength, toughness, durability and security when hauling your load. This trailer has many other features that may suit your trucking needs.  Frame Big Tex 14GP comes with 5″ x 3″ x 5/16″ angle frame. Although angle frames are not as heavy duty as tube or channel frames, this trailer compensates by adding a pipe top. Moreover, to make the frame more durable, it uses...

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