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    Startling study shows that almost half of all truck drivers are prone to sleep apnea

    A recent study found that 49% of commercial motor vehicle drivers could be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea. The new research concluded that drivers who participated in the study with undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea were at greater risk of being involved in accidents. The 2020 study by researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute […] More

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    This truck driver is also an Instagram influencer

    Trucking isn’t always pretty, but Shelby of Happiness by the Mile has made it her mission to showcase the glamourous and positive lifestyle she’s created as a female trucker. As an internet ‘influencer,’ Shelby’s main platforms are her blog and YouTube channel: where she shares her authentic experiences out on the road as well as tips […] More

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    Mark your calendars for these 2021 trucking events

    This past year many anticipated in-person trucking events scrambled to transition to online platforms and some even outright canceled or postponed due to COVID restrictions. With the rollout of the new COVID vaccine, there is hope that 2021 special events, truck shows, conferences, and conventions will be held in person once again. Here is a […] More

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    Here’s how much truck drivers earned in 2020

    While we know every American truck driver deserves a bonus after this past year, annual wages varied from city to city in 2020, making the profession significantly more lucrative depending on where you call home. Factors like distance traveled, the size of the vehicle, hiring company size, qualifications, working conditions, seniority, pay structure, etc. all […] More

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    See how this OTR trucker cooks in the cab

    Getting a good hot meal while OTR can be tough some days, but these drivers have circumvented the hassle of rustlin’ up some grub by turning their cabs into a mini kitchen – We’ll have what they’re having! “Alright, who else cooks in their truck?” wrote CDLLife App user Mack M. in a post showcasing […] More

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    2,100 truck fleet sold to James Richardson & Sons

    A Canadian motor carrier with more than 2,000 trucks was acquired by an agriculture conglomerate. Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Bison Transport Inc. has been acquired by James Richardson & Sons, Limited (JRSL), effective January 1, 2021. Bison was established in 1969 and is one of the largest trucking companies in Canada, with 3,700 employee and contractors and a […] More

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    Decades-old letter to the editor about truck drivers is still true

    Nearly 50 years after it was published in a local newspaper, a letter to the editor about why truck drivers deserve to earn more money still rings true. The letter was shared on social media by a truck driver whose grandmother sent it to a local newspaper in the 1950’s. The grandmother’s husband was a […] More

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    Here’s a look back at 2020’s biggest moments for trucking

    As this year starts to fade into the review mirror, we are reminded of the monumental moments that have occurred during 2020. We have navigated through a global pandemic, a massive human rights movement, and an unforgettable election year, just to name a few. This year has changed the way we live, work, and interact […] More

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