Robert Powell

Robert has been in the trucking industry for more than a decade. He's been a flatbed driver at ATS since 2021.

By: Robert Powell
March 27th, 2024

Ever wonder what it’s like to be one of those drivers going down the road pulling an oversized load? I’m talking about anything from large concrete slabs to excavators to massive coils. Well, now’s your chance.

By: Robert Powell
October 20th, 2023

1 sheep, 2 sheep, 3 sheep, 4 sheep…. Do you find you’re struggling to get to sleep each night in your cab? Sleep is important to everyone’s well-being, but it’s especially crucial for people operating heavy equipment around the motoring public — like truck drivers. As a truck driver myself who’s been in the industry for more than 10 years, I know this all too well.

By: Robert Powell
September 12th, 2023

What’s the difference between a good truck driver and a great truck driver? What takes a decent driver over the edge and makes them great, helps them become a top earner and helps them become a million-mile driver at the company they’re driving for? Well, it’s not just one thing. It’s actually a list of six essential skills. Some of these skills may come naturally to you, but some, like patience, you may really need to work on. Without these skills, being a truck driver can be a pretty difficult job for you.