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31 Newbie Truck Driver Tips And Tricks You Need To Know

Follow this list of tips for newbie truck drivers and I can guarantee you that your first truck driving job will be much more pleasant. Even if you are an experienced driver you could learn a thing or two from this list too.

As with any job there is also a learning curve to driving a truck and being a truck driver. CDL school trains you to get your CDL but it doesn’t train you to be a truck driver. Being a newbie truck driver you will come across things that no class or trainer could train you for. This is called learning from experience.
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15 Ways To Avoid A DOT Inspection That You Have To Try

Avoiding a DOT inspection isn’t always possible but there are some things you can do to minimize your chances of being inspected.

Having a DOT officer inspect your truck is no fun, especially if they discover some violations or issue you some citations. In this article I’m going to first explain whether or not you can refuse a DOT inspection and how to avoid being inspected by a DOT officer.
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20 Awesome Tips For Cleaning A Semi Truck Interior

Cleaning the interior of your semi truck should be at the top of your list of things to do almost every day. Keeping the interior clean is a must for any truck driver, especially OTR drivers that live in their trucks for long periods of time.

Waiting until you have the time to get the interior detailed professionally means that you could be living in filth for a long time. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a little daily maintenance and knowing a few proven tricks to avoid getting your trucks interior dirty in the first place you will be on your way to a much better driving experience.
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29 Accessories OTR Truck Drivers Need To Carry At All Times

OTR truck drivers need to carry a lot of accessories with them at all times. Your office is your truck. The rest of the world has a lot of luxuries at work that truck drivers don’t.

If you are new to OTR (Over The Road) driving you are probably wondering what supplies you should pack for the road. Don’t worry, I guarantee that even experienced truck drivers are forgetting some of the must have items from the list below.
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