Understanding Free Rider Programs in Trucking

Free Rider Programs in Trucking

Sharing the open road with a companion can be a great way to combat loneliness and boost morale on long hauls. But navigating the world of “free rider programs” in trucking can be confusing. Here at Barr-Nunn Transportation, we prioritize transparency and want to ensure our drivers understand all their options. So, what exactly is…

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What It Means to Be a Certified Top Pay Trucking Carrier

Barr-Nunn Transportation Certified Top Pay Carrier

At Barr-Nunn Transportation, we know that truck drivers are the backbone of the American economy. You keep our store shelves stocked, our businesses running, and our communities thriving. That’s why we’re committed to providing our drivers with not just a job, but a rewarding career. We’re proud to announce that Barr-Nunn Transportation has been officially…

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Tips for Night Driving: Mastering the Road When the Sun Goes Down

Night Truck Driving

Operating a big rig on the road is challenging on its own, even in good weather conditions and during the day. However, adding the element of low light after darkness sets in for the night can increase the risk of accidents and other issues immensely. Therefore, as a professional driver, you should train for truck…

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A Guide to Staying Alert and Safe on Nighttime Hauls

Guide to Staying Alert and Safe on Nighttime Hauls

The open road beckons 24/7, but nighttime hauls present a unique set of challenges for even the most seasoned truck driver. Reduced visibility, fatigue, and potentially fewer resources can make navigating those dark hours demanding. However, with the right approach and a commitment to safety, you can turn nighttime hauls into productive stretches on your…

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Empowering Truckers: Practical Mileage Pay as a Driver-Centric Compensation Model

Barr-Nunn Transportation truck at sunset

Commercial truck drivers or professional drivers are the unsung heroes of the American industry. In fact, truckers across the nation are responsible for shipping more than 80% of all the nation’s annual freight, accounting for 11.4 billion tons of goods. Therefore, to say truckers are important to the economy is the understatement of the century.…

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Why Team Truck Drivers Thrive at Barr-Nunn Transportation

Barr-Nunn Team Truck Drivers

Truck driving is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle, especially for team drivers. At Barr-Nunn Transportation, the experiences of team truck drivers reveal a deep appreciation for the unique opportunities and supportive environment provided by the company. These drivers not only traverse the country’s highways together but also share a bond that’s nurtured by…

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How to Place Emergency Triangles on the Road

Emergency Triangles on the Road

A disabled truck—either due to mechanical problems or as a result of an accident—can create a very dangerous situation. After all, stopping on the side of the highway, especially in poorly lit areas or in poor visibility due to weather or on a winding road, creates a very high-risk situation both for you as a…

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Hidden Gems on the Eastern U.S.A. Trucking Routes

semi-truck on scenic highway

Hey, seasoned road warriors! If you’re hauling with Barr-Nunn Transportation on the East Coast, get ready for a journey beyond the ordinary. We’re about to uncover the hidden gems along your trucking routes that will turn your routine trips into memorable adventures! The Scenic Coastal Routes Rolling Waves and Endless Horizons Get your cameras ready!…

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Tips for Organizing Your Semi-Truck Cab

organizing your semi-truck cab

Navigating the highways and byways of this vast country can be both thrilling and challenging, and we understand that keeping your semi-truck cab organized is no small feat. A clutter-free cab not only enhances your efficiency on the road but also contributes to a safer and more enjoyable driving experience. In this blog post, we’ll…

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