The trucking industry is filled with new truck drivers due to the high turnover in employment. If you are a new truck driver, attending a considering a truck driving school, or just interested in learning about the trucking industry, ask your trucking related questions here and one of our thousands of truck drivers within our community will be happy to answer your questions.
All the latest trucking news headlines from all over the net, brought to you in one centralized discussion area. Is there a trucking news story we missed? Feel free to post it here. This forum is for news items only, not general discussion or opinion threads.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a very important, yet often overlooked part of a long and successful career in the trucking industry. Good eating habits and proper exercise leads to less driver fatigue, less health problems, less injuries, and a better lifestyle.
No matter if you are a local driver, dedicated driver, regional, or long haul, truck stops are a place that most truck drivers have to deal with in one way or another as part of their daily routine. Talk about the various truck stops you have experienced, good and bad
Pulling flatbeds requires a different skillset from other types of trucking. Share tips with other flatbedders in this forum, or if you are interested in pulling flatbeds, ask any questions you may have. We have many flatbed truckers in our community who would be happy to discuss topics related to the flatbed trucking industry with you.
Pulling tanks requires a different skillset from other types of trucking. Share tips with other tanker yankers in this forum, or if you are interested in pulling tanks, ask any questions you may have. This forum is not for discussion of specific companies.
Pulling a reefer requires a different skillset from other types of trucking. Share tips with other refrigerated drivers in this forum, or if you are interested in pulling a reefer, ask any questions you may have. This forum is not for discussion of specific companies.
Are you an independent contractor (owner operator) with the additional burden of maintaining your own rig? This area is for those drivers who lease their trucks to companies as well as the total independent that books his own loads.
Are you currently in a lease purchase program, or considering one? Share your experiences with this growing market of the trucking industry and help other truck drivers make better decisions as they consider a lease purchase program.
Truck ShopMany truckers choose to perform truck and trailer repairs / upgrades on their own. Here you can post truck and trailer repair questions, upgrade questions, as well as offer advice to others on repairs and upgrades to trucks and trailers.
Fuel Economy has become one of the most important factors in determining the success or failure of an owner operator. While there are many aftermarket items available promising improved fuel economy, driving habits and maintenance might be the biggest factors. Discuss what you are doing, or considering, to improve the fuel mileage you get on your rig.
Motor Carriers (individuals and small fleets) - Post your company information here. Let the members and visitors of our forum know all their is to know about your company. (contact info, fleet size, operating area, hiring requirements, etc...). Use Your Company Name As The Thread Title.