Month: November 2015

An Inside Look: Driver Committees

Driver committees, also known as driver councils, are becoming more prominent in the trucking industry. These councils promote stronger collaboration between the office and drivers, giving drivers an opportunity to have their voice heard on issues that management might not see or understand. In order to learn more about how driver committees work, we interviewed Central Hauling Co, an Arkansas carrier that is proud to have a driver committee in action. Q. (WorkHound) How does the committee…


Driver Highlight: David Binz

Drivers are what makes the trucking industry thrive and too often the bold, brilliant and beautiful stories of the road go unnoticed. Over the past few months we've met and talked with some drivers with fascinating stories that deserve to be shared. This week we're introducing you to David Binz, an owner operator based out of Council, Washington and leased to Alaska West Express. We met David through a mutual colleague - Jim Allen of 365Trucking.com. Jim recommended David for his kind-hearted…


Share With Your Drivers: 6 Easy Ways to Stay Awake on the Road

Share this blog with your drivers! Professional drivers are known for the amazing amount of hours spent driving across the country. We know that drivers are tough and want to get their load to the destination as quick as possible, especially when you're getting paid by the mile. But a long day of driving countless miles down the interstate can sometimes lead to drowsiness. We suggest pulling over and taking a quick nap if you are really feeling tired, but if you just need a quick pick-me-up,…