How to start eating healthy as a truck driver

On the road, it may seem near to impossible to find healthy options at any old truck stop on your route. There’s something that every truck driver should use to make sure they are developing a healthier lifestyle,  meal planning. Without…

The best trucking apps every trucker should know about

There is no shame in making life easier with the use of technology. The trucking industry is stepping up their game in 2019 to meet the high demand of truck drivers. As result, new trucking apps and processes are being created…

What truck drivers need to know to stop Human Trafficking

Annually, there are 17,500 people who are being trafficked in the United States. Meanwhile, just this last year, there were 5,147 cases of human trafficking reported. Approximately, 2,250 of those reports were made by truck drivers! With these…
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The best truck stops in America and why

For most drivers, a truck stop is a place to take care of your mental health before you have to get back on the road. There are certain truck stops that stand out from the rest, they have casinos, dentists, swimming pools and even wedding chapels.…

What you need to know about CDL training

For those who are driving heavy duty vehicles, such as: passenger buses, dump trucks, concrete mixers and, of course, tractor-trailers they need a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Consequently, drivers also need certain endorsements on their…
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Transportation trends in 2019

In the United States, there are over 500,000 trucking companies putting 15.5 million trucks on the road. As a result, yearly regulations, technology and pay rates have to adapt to fill the demand of truck drivers. In 2019, transportation…

Woman in the trucking industry

In a predominantly male industry, it’s not common to see female truck drivers. However, there are more women drivers then you would think. In the United States, there are more than 200,000 women in the trucking industry. In fact, the amount…

Healthy new year's resolutions for truck drivers

A new year means a chance to make a new you! New Year’s resolutions are a great incentive for truck drivers to take the first step towards becoming healthier people. In the United States, 50 percent of truck drivers are obese. It’s no wonder…

Benefits of working for TransWood

In the transportation industry, is not uncommon to hear the negative side effects of being a truck driver. However, for most truck drivers it’s a job that pays well and puts food on the table. On average, truck drivers make around $73,349…

Tips for drivers on the road this winter

The winter months can be hard on you and your truck. As winter approaches, it's time to check your truck for problems and to change your driving approach to fit the the weather conditions. Over 70 percent of the roads in the United States are…