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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How Truckers Can Build Connections in the Trucking Community

How to Build Connections in the Trucking Community as a Truck Driver

Are you a new commercial truck driver looking to build lasting connections within the trucking community? You’re in the right place! In this article, we’ll explore effective strategies and tips to help you connect with fellow truckers, share experiences, and become an integral part of the trucking community. Whether you’re a seasoned driver or just…

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9 Time Management Tips for Truck Drivers

9 Time Management Tips for Truck Drivers

Time management is crucial for truck drivers who spend long hours on the road, often facing tight schedules and delivery deadlines. Efficient time management not only ensures timely deliveries but also promotes safety and reduces stress. In this article, we’ll discuss nine time management tips that can help truck drivers make the most of their…

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Navigating Mental Health Resources for Truck Drivers

Mental Health Resources for Truck Drivers

Introduction to Mental Health in the Trucking Industry The life of a truck driver is characterized by long hours on the road, isolation, and the constant pressure of meeting delivery deadlines. Amidst these challenges, the mental health of truck drivers often takes a backseat. However, addressing mental health is of paramount importance, as it directly…

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Safety in Numbers: Why Team Truck Driving is Safer on the Road

team truck drives with Barr-Nunn Transportation

Introduction In the vast and complex world of trucking, safety on the road is paramount. Over the years, the trucking industry has explored various strategies to enhance safety and efficiency, and one approach that has gained popularity is team truck driving. This method involves two drivers operating a single truck in shifts, ensuring continuous operation…

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Safety Tips for Truck Driving in Foggy Conditions

driving a semi-truck in fog

We understand that driving in foggy conditions can be daunting for many truck drivers, especially those who are not used to them. It’s essential to be prepared and know what to do to stay safe on the road. In this article, we will provide you with comprehensive tips on how to drive in fog, ensuring…

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Tips for New Regional Truck Drivers

regional truck driving

If you’re a new regional truck driver, then welcome to the industry! You’re joining a group of professionals who play a vital role in keeping our economy moving by transporting goods to different parts of the country. Driving a truck can be a challenging job, but it can also be rewarding. However, to make the…

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Live-Load vs. Drop-And-Hook Trucking: Which Is Best?

Live-Load Vs. Drop-And-Hook Trucking - Which Is Best

Live-Load and Drop-and-Hook are the two basic truck-loading methods utilized within the trucking industry as it relates to cargo delivery. How loads are facilitated—which can include the time when drivers are not being paid while they are waiting on cargo to be loaded—is often a big factor for both drivers and fleet managers alike. Therefore,…

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Stress Reducing Techniques for Truck Drivers

stressful truck driver

Is truck driving stressful? Well, yes. After all, while truck driving is a rewarding and adventurous career, it can also get stressful at times. You can drive all over the country but also face many unpredictable factors. This means there are many stressful factors associated with the career overall. Thankfully, even though it can be…

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