Tag: Truckers

March 8, 2018 123Loadboard

123Loadboard adds new intelligent app features to their Truck Driver App

123Loadboard has released enhancements to its Android and iOS app in response to users’ request for more features allowing them to search, sort and find loads more quickly. These changes mark one of the biggest single release of new functionality since the app was launched.

December 6, 2017 123Loadboard

Steps To Save Fuel For Truckers

In trucking, managing various expenses comes down to the efficiency of your freight transportation. The more you can save on your own operational expenses; the more money is left for you at the end of a haul. And there’s one never-ending expense that all truckers struggle to manage, and that is trying to save fuel. But we’ve got a few steps you can take to help shave some of that fuel consumption down and let those little savings add up to some bigger profits.

September 13, 2017 123Loadboard

123Loadboard and Thunder Funding Give $1,200,000 to the Trucking Industry for NTDAW 2017

To thank truck drivers for their dedication to moving America’s freight, 123Loadboard and Thunder Funding give over $1,200,000 in load board subscriptions and free first-time factoring services to carriers.

April 29, 2017 123Loadboard

Tracking Truckers: Improving Safety or Invasion of Privacy?

The idea of tracking and being constantly monitored on the job may not seem to cross any lines in terms of an employees’ privacy if the worker is in an office or warehouse, but there are different aspects of the job to consider when it comes to truck drivers.

April 9, 2017 123Loadboard

Top 5 Best and Worst States For Trucking

Not all states are created equal when it comes to truckers and trucking companies. There are numerous elements that go into doing business in the trucking industry. What works well for truckers in one state can be very challenging in a neighboring state. Regardless of the differences in states across the country, there are some 500,000 for-hire fleets traveling the roads today generating more than $800 billion in 2016.

February 22, 2017 123Loadboard

Guns. Should Truckers Carry Them For Protection?

Truckers are one of the driving forces behind making American’s economy run. Delivering in-demand and often expensive loads of supplies to a number of retail stores, restaurants, and others can be a dangerous job. But, traveling across the country as a commercial driver can pose…

September 2, 2016 123Loadboard

Diesel Fumes and The Effects On Truckers

The human body experiences both short-and long-term effects from exposure to diesel fumes. In the short-term, diesel exhaust can irritate a trucker’s eyes, nose, throat, and lungs

July 15, 2016 123Loadboard

Millennials And The Future Of Trucking

These potential short- and long-term endangerments could negatively affect the profitability of carriers. With the future in doubt, the trucking industry is rapidly learning that it may need to adjust in order to attract millennials into its driver workforce.

June 3, 2016 123Loadboard

Truck Only Lanes. Good or Bad for Truckers?

Separating truck drivers from other motorists makes sense for improved safety and risk management, as well as the ability to deliver important truck loads cross-country faster. It also provides increased safety for motorists. Trucks and passenger vehicles sharing lanes is simply dangerous.

April 16, 2016 123Loadboard

Using Sensor Technology to Find Parking Spots

The states of Kansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are teaming up and using federal funds to install a sensor system that will automatically detect where and when parking spots are open for truckers.

March 29, 2016 123Loadboard

Left Lane Driving. Should Truckers Be Allowed?

Advocates of increasing restrictions on truckers cite safety concerns, stating that truckers regularly using the left lane can lead to dangerous situations that put both them and other motorists at risk. However, some representatives of the trucking industry disagree.

January 27, 2016 123Loadboard

Staying Fit on the Road: 6 Trucker Workout Tips

It can be very difficult for a professional truck driver to stay fit on the road. However, all is not lost! While there is no perfect one-size-fits-all solution to maintaining truck driver health, here are six easy fitness tips for truckers to help maintain their overall health.

January 20, 2016 123Loadboard

Safety Tips for Truck Drivers On The Road

Every driver who has been trucking for any length of time knows the basic rules of the road for safety, but, every now and then, either a reminder or a new trucking tip can help. Here are 9 safety tips to make sure you get home home safely.