Recording Keeping Tips for Truck Drivers to Prepare for Tax Season

You’re probably not thinking about 2019 tax season, but it will be here before you know it. Recording Keeping Tips for Truck Drivers to Prepare for Tax Season will help you now to get organized and get all the deductions you’re due on your 2018 taxes. If you get a W2...

Maintaining Blood Pressure as a Truck Driver

High blood pressure is said to be the silent killer. It’s a condition when the force of the blood pushes too hard against the artery walls. Many times, there are no symptoms, until you have a heart attack. Hypertension damages your arteries and restricts blood flow....

Snow Trucking Safety Tips

No matter your level of experience, driving in the snow is a dangerous endeavor. If you’ve never driven on snowy roads before, it’s good to familiarize yourself with some safety tips. Maybe you’ve already had to drive on snowy roads, it’s still a good idea to refresh...

High Wind Trailer Driving

High Wind Trailer Driving Sometimes the wind takes us by surprise as we’re hauling our trailers. It could be a perfectly calm day at one moment, and in the next, our trailers begin fishtailing. In the past, we’ve discussed fishtailing and trailer sway. Each time,...

Truck Bed Damage Prevention

Truck Bed Damage Prevention   While trailers are one of the main tools used by hot shot truckers, the truck bed is an important part of hauling any load. Maybe you carry a large toolbox in your truck’s bed. Alternatively, you might just use it to store some items you...

Truck Maintenance Tips

Truck Maintenance Tips: One vital part of hot shot driving is truck maintenance. Our Jenks drivers wouldn’t be able to go very far if their truck wasn’t good condition, so routine maintenance is a necessity. Even if you aren’t a hot shot driver, you want to keep your...

The History of Hot Shot Services

While many people are aware of the freight industry for transportation, hot shot trucking is relatively obscure to some, especially its origins and history. How did hot shot trucking become popular? When did it begin, and what advantages did it posses over traditional...

Trailer Weight and Balance

Trailer Weight and Balance – Many of us have been there before. There’s a large load to haul, and you need your trailer to do it. You carefully load up your trailer and begin to perform an inspection to make sure you’re going to reach your destination safely....

Trailer Fishtailing

When you are out on the open road hauling your trailer, nothing is more terrifying than a fishtailing trailer. Whether it’s because of the wind or making a sudden correction, it’s easy to lose control and get into an accident once the trailer starts to sway. Even for...

How to Start a Dead Battery

How to Start a Dead Battery – You’re on your regular commute to school or work, and everything is going as it normally should. Something’s wrong, though. Before you know what’s happening, your battery dies and you’re forced to pull to the side of the road. When...