Monday, July 11th, 2022

Trucking is often described as an interesting job. Some truckers know they want to spend their careers traveling across the country, while others simply join a local company because it pays well. Every trucker knows their lifestyle is different and here are just a few reasons why it’s so unique! Alone time and autonomy Many […]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
line of 18 wheelers

In our last article, we discussed three reasons why you should consider looking for a truck driving job at a smaller or mid-size company, including pay and recognition. Here are four other reasons why you should consider doing this! More flexible hours If better pay and benefits aren’t that important to you, consider that smaller […]

Monday, May 9th, 2022
one of Kimrad Transport's 18 wheler trucks driving through canyon

When searching for a truck driving job, you might not consider the size of the businesses that are hiring. Location and pay rate are often the most important factors, as well as home time and benefits. If you’ve never thought about it or only worked for large corporations, consider these reasons for choosing a smaller […]

Monday, April 11th, 2022
two Kimrad employees talking happily outside a yellow semi truck

Anyone in any field can experience burnout, which happens when a job becomes too repetitive or tiresome. According to, burnout means “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration.” For truckers, burnout can come from working with stressful people or simply just from driving too […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2022
Jobs button on keyboard

Looking for a new job can be difficult, especially if you have been working somewhere for a while. You may not be used to filling out applications online and you’ll definitely have to update your resume. For truck drivers, finding a job can be even more difficult. Most can’t sit down at the computer or […]

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021
crosswalk on road in winter with snow and ice

Winter can be dangerous in many areas of the country for all drivers. High winds, snow, and ice can cause all sorts of negative conditions. Everyone should practice safe driving techniques and stay aware of the weather. Here are some tips that truckers should follow while working during the winter season. 1. Slow down Everyone […]

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
pile of Christmas presents with red bows and shiny bows and ornaments in the background

Because transportation jobs are a lifestyle, not just a career, it is important to get the right gifts for the trucker in your life. Practical gifts are usually your best bet, although you can still get them something thoughtful, or even something for their time spent at home. Here are some ideas to help you […]

Friday, October 29th, 2021
creepy deserted road with trees on the side

Almost everyone has a scary story to tell. For truck drivers, many of those stories come from their time spent on the road. From haunted truck stops to creepy highways, there are a lot of places that might make even the most seasoned truck drivers jumpy. Here are some of the spookiest stories, urban legends, […]

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

The transportation industry is no longer a man’s world, although when most people think of truckers, they still have a certain image in their heads. Driving a commercial truck takes skill, experience, training, and patience. It also requires long hours, organization, and good navigation. Women have all of these traits, so why does it seem […]

Monday, September 20th, 2021

There are many things truck drivers learn in training and some they learn along the way. Education is important in any industry to stay up-to-date on current regulations as well as lifestyle habits. Here are some important tips to keep in mind no matter what stage of your truck driving career you are in. 1. […]