7 Tips for Healthy Eating on the (Big)Road

January 17, 2017

Did you know that truck drivers are twice as likely to be obese as the average American? Life on the road can lead to some pretty unhealthy eating habits, but it’s about more than just your waistline. Poor eating habits can lead to a host of health problems, some more serious than others.

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Are You Regulated?

January 16, 2017

Regulations can get pretty confusing. It’s hard to know what applies to you. This is especially true for passenger-carrying drivers and fleets. The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) has stepped in to provide some help!

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Just When You Think You've Seen Everything

January 11, 2017

To quote Forrest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” The same can be said for trucking, every day on the road is different. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a truck carrying chips collides with a truck carrying beer to fulfill every snack lovers dreams!

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Resolutions to Rock 2017

January 04, 2017

2016 is a wrap! It was a challenging yet newsworthy year that, for many, won't be remembered fondly. In what’s sure to be another winding road ahead for the trucking industry, what will 2017 bring? Set some resolutions to put yourself in the driver’s seat and rock your year!

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BigRoad's Top 10 of 2016!

December 29, 2016

The trucking industry saw a huge year in 2016! Headlines were made as autonomous trucks inched toward reality (while delivering beer no less). The electronic logging device (ELD mandate) and its aftermath saw court challenges and confusion as we head into 2017.

Below, as determined by our BigRoad Blog readers, here are the top 10 most-read stories of 2016:

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Who's the Most Famous Driver of All?

December 22, 2016

If Santa didn’t have his own private sleigh to fly, he'd be a trucker! This holiday season, let’s thank the truck drivers out there. They work hard, all hours of the day, away from their families, to give us a merry Christmas.

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All I Want for Christmas is an ELD

December 20, 2016

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are more than just a government mandated piece of equipment. They offer a lot of benefits that’ll make your life easier! Give the gift that just keeps giving this Christmas….an ELD!

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Webinar Recap: ELDs: 1 Year Down, 1 To Go!

December 15, 2016

It's hard to believe that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was published one year ago tomorrow! Now you've got one year to make sure you're running in compliance with the new rules and regulations!

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Are You Winter Ready?

December 13, 2016

If you’re not winter ready yet, what are you waiting for? Trust me – don’t wait until the last minute. A recent snow storm at BigRoad HQ caught your trusty blogger off guard and...stuck. It wasn't pretty! A lot can change in 24-hours – from icy roads to blinding blizzards. Make sure your prepared with our winter trucker's checklist!

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Webinar Recap: CSA. SMS. BASICS. Oh My!

December 08, 2016

Have questions about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program? Check our a recap of our CSA. SMS. BASICS. Oh My! webinar from earlier this week for the answers!

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