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By: ATS
May 15th, 2024

As a trucker, navigating the highways can be both exhilarating and challenging from one moment to the next. The open road smells of freedom and adventure, but it also reeks of stress — from bad drivers and traffic jams to road construction and restrictions. We’ve all had our fair share of road rage — whether we’ve been a victim of an angry driver or we’ve experienced road rage ourselves.

By: ATS
April 3rd, 2024

According to data from the Women in Trucking Index, women make up just 12.1 percent of the trucking industry. While that’s leaps and bounds higher than it was just a decade ago, women still have a long way to go in taking their rightful place in the industry alongside their male counterparts.

By: ATS
December 20th, 2023

The Best Trucking Podcasts [Recommended by Drivers] Do you prefer silence on the road, or would you rather listen to something that keeps you engaged and awake? If the answer is the latter, then this article is for you.

By: ATS
November 10th, 2023

Truck driving is a demanding profession that often involves long hours on the road away from loved ones and the comforts of home. It's no surprise that many truck drivers face mental health challenges such as loneliness, depression and anxiety. In fact, you might be feeling some of those feelings right now and that’s how you found this article.

By: ATS
November 7th, 2023

Health is important for everyone, but for some workers, your physical and mental health is crucial to your success on the job. As a truck driver, you fall under that category. As you know, truck drivers operate heavy machinery around the motoring public. If something should happen to you, some sort of health emergency behind the wheel, it could have a huge impact on the people on the road around you. It’s okay if you have health conditions — many of us do — but as a truck driver, the key is to manage them so you can safely be on the roads.

By: ATS
July 26th, 2023

If you talk to 100 drivers, chances are a large majority of them would say they don’t have much of a problem with the dash camera in their truck cab. The handful that don’t like it? Well, they’re the loudest ones on social media, at truck stops and on trucking carrier review sites. When drivers hate it, they really hate it.

By: ATS
June 21st, 2023

Wondering if you should haul hazardous materials? Wondering if it’s even worth it? As a truck driver, your job is dangerous enough. When you add hazardous cargo to the mix, the stakes are a lot higher. If you don’t know anyone who hauls this type of freight, you may not know what to expect. It can be intimidating to get started. Plus, you may have heard it’s tough to pass the test to get the endorsement.