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November 23, 2021 123Loadboard

Gun On Board. Should Truckers Be Packing?

The topic of truckers and guns has long posed debates – should you or shouldn’t you be packing? There are no federal laws that prevent you from carrying a gun in your truck, but is it something you can do in all states? This is an important question truck drivers should…

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October 20, 2021 123Loadboard

Big Rig Robbers – Tips to prevent cargo theft

Driving a big rig comes with a lot of responsibility. In fact, it can also leave you vulnerable to crimes including cargo theft. The cargo you are carrying can be a target for thieves who are looking for an opportunity to take your cargo and run. Here we offer tips on how to spot trucking thieves along the way and keep your cargo safe.

September 8, 2021 123Loadboard

A Lady’s Rig Is Safer – Women In Trucking Win at The Wheel

Male truck drivers might need to step aside for a new, safer breed of drivers: Women. Road safety is an ongoing issue for truck drivers, but women truck drivers seem to have a better handle on how to drive safely. Even the World Health Organization views “masculinity” as more hazardous on the road. So are women truck drivers really safer? Here we provide the answers based on a Women in Trucking (WCI) article.

July 28, 2021 123Loadboard

Traits of Good Truck Drivers. Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Being a professional truck driver is a big responsibility. You transport goods to people and businesses across North America, and sometimes the world. While driving may not seem like a difficult job, there are certain truck driver traits that are needed by professional drivers to…

    July 5, 2021 123Loadboard

    How Truck Drivers Stay Entertained on The Road

    For a truck driver, focus on the road is essential. However, it is also important to find little ways to stay entertained safely while you drive. Being on the road, for hours at a time, can cause boredom, drowsiness, and other issues which could impact driving skills. Having something to keep you alert helps you be a better driver and enjoy your job.