October 18, 2018 123Loadboard

Hazmat Certification. Is it Difficult to Get?

The most desirable drivers are the safest and hardest to come by—and this includes hazmat drivers. Hazmat certification is a must for drivers who want to increase their earnings.

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September 14, 2018 123Loadboard

Hauling food and beverage? Your truck is a magnet for thieves

One more factor that’s made it easy for thieves to steal food and drink is they have begun targeting large freight hubs. Any geographic location that has become a big distribution center where cargo is delivered or held and many short-haul routes begin, or end can be a juicy mark. It’s why some areas have become hot spots for cargo theft.

August 14, 2018 123Loadboard

Hobbies for truck drivers on the road

There are a few activities you can perform during the little time you spend not behind the wheel. Here are some hobbies you can pick up during times you’re on break.

July 24, 2018 123Loadboard

Buying a GPS for your truck? Here’s what to look for.

Long gone are the days of using paper maps or even printing pages of directions. If you’re a driver or manage a fleet of trucks, one of the most valuable tools of your trade is a GPS system. These devices are affixed to your dashboard and can guide you toward your next destination. As technology develops, GPS systems have become easier to manage and can do more for your business and driving experience than simply light the way.

June 8, 2018 123Loadboard

Night Driving: What to watch out for in the dark

Night driving can be a relaxing experience. Traffic is light and the night sky can be beautiful. But it can also be dangerous. More crashes happen at night, and studies have shown driving while fatigued can be worse than driving while impaired. Let’s not forget about reduced vision, among many other factors. It’s important to practice safe driving at night. Here’s what truck drivers need to watch out for in the dark.