Top 5 podcasts for truck drivers

Top 5 podcasts for truck drivers

The job of a truck driver can be quite interesting. But sometimes, especially on long routes, it can be quite boring. If you’re driving alone, or your driving partner is asleep, you need something to make your trip more interesting and break the boredom. Many...
What should every truck driver have?

What should every truck driver have?

There is quite a list of helpful or needful items a trucker can carry with him. Compiling such a list can easily go beyond the scope of this question. However, there are indeed several items which every driver should have:   GLOVES – Diesel fuel is smelly...
What Truckers Wish Other Drivers Knew

What Truckers Wish Other Drivers Knew

What truckers wish other drivers on the road knew?   It does take a football field to stop a truck going 55 miles per hour.   Brakes will slow a truck down, and every stop takes planning.   Stopping on a dime or riding the brake to avoid an accident is...
Top 5 smartphone GPS navigation apps

Top 5 smartphone GPS navigation apps

Even though you are a good connoisseur of routes, it is not out of place to have another “perfectionist” who will guide you in a subtle voice to the desired destination. It’s enough to install one of these navigation applications on your Android or...
Minnesota Truck Driving Laws

Minnesota Truck Driving Laws

If you have a Class D driver’s license, you may operate: • All single-unit vehicles (cars, pickups, and small trucks) except those with a gross vehicle weight of 26,001 pounds or more, vehicles designed to carry more than 15 passengers (including the driver), and...