Women in Trucking Blog / Life on the Road

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Sep 30, 2020 11:34:36 AM

Founded in 2011, the Women In Trucking Foundation raises funds to make scholarships available in the trucking industry in the fields of Safety, Driving, Technical and Leadership. The non-profit's core …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentLife on the RoadWomen In Trucking

by Leanne Shub, on Sep 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Stress is a daily companion for most professional drivers. It was once considered only to be a mental condition. But in fact, it affects us physically, especially when we experience them …

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Topics:Life on the RoadHealth and Wellness

by Michele Wade, on Aug 19, 2020 9:20:41 AM

“I’m a third-generation lady trucker. I grew up in trucks,” Jacinda Duran proclaims proudly. Following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother, who were both truck drivers, she launched …

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Topics:Redefining The Road MagazineLife on the RoadDriver Perspective

by Ellen Voie, on Jul 29, 2020 1:52:29 PM

Recently I reached out to our driver members and asked them about the stresses they are experiencing due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Challenges included access to personal protection supplies and …

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Topics:Life on the RoadDriver PerspectiveHealth and Wellness

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Jun 23, 2020 2:14:00 PM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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Topics:Driver AmbassadorLife on the Road

by Ellen Voie, on Jun 2, 2020 3:36:00 PM

The trucking industry has long been a male-dominated environment, and although things are changing, it's still predominantly men behind the wheel, in the corner office, and the shop. As women …

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Topics:Human ResourcesLife on the RoadWomen In TruckingHealth and WellnessEllen's Blog

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on May 15, 2020 3:07:00 PM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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Topics:Driver AmbassadorLife on the Road

by Kellylynn McLaughlin, on Apr 9, 2020 4:09:00 PM

As those in the trucking industry know, the Post-Trip Inspection is a time to check and see if anything has changed with your equipment since you began your trip and …

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Topics:Driver AmbassadorLife on the Road

by Ellen Voie, on Apr 2, 2020 5:35:00 PM

Until a few short weeks ago, none of us could have imagined a world with COVID-19, social distancing and government mandates to stay in our homes. Each day we listen …

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Topics:LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentLife on the RoadEllen's Blog

by Bob Stanton, on Mar 23, 2020 5:16:00 PM

Truckers For A Cause medical support group cofounder and long-haul trucker Bob Stanton helped put together the following “decision tree” of sorts in hopes of assisting any driver faced with …

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Topics:SafetyLife on the RoadHealth and Wellness