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Wait Times at Loading Docks Could Cost Truckers $1 Billion

Waiting at loading docks isn't just annoying. It costs you a lot of money, too. According to a report based on a Department of Transportation audit, detention time can essentially cost truckers $1.1 billion to $1.3 billion ...

There Was a Surge of Heavy Truck Sales in January

A number of factors have started off 2018 with strong truck sales. In the first month of the year, manufacturers received over 47,000 orders for Class 8 trucks, according to Trucks.com. This surge in sales marks a 116 percent ...

What Type Of Trailer Do You Need For Your Next Haul?

Today, it seems like everywhere you turn you will see various trailers traveling down the road. Due to the variety of trailers that are available for rent or purchase, it is not difficult for you to find the right trailer for ...

The Importance of Physical Exercise for Truckers

Maintaining your physical health is one of the most important things you can do to enhance and prolong the quality of your life; but in our culture, it is often necessary to be assertive in your approach to health. This is ...

Tesla's Semi Truck Could Change The Trucking Industry Forever

When you think electric vehicle, you probably don't think of semi trucks. Tesla is trying to change that. The company that's well-known for its electric cars has recently debuted a fully electric semi truck. The Tesla ...

3 Advantages of Leasing Your Truck and Trailer Over Buying Them Outright

As you start your new trucking business, every decision is about small trade-offs. Regular maintenance is an additional expense (especially because it means time away from the road) but it could offset greater expenses and ...

Semi-Truck Lifestyles: Tips for the Rookie

Now that you have aced that final road test, and gotten your CDL, who do you what to drive for? Well here are some things you should consider when choosing the right company that suits you. What are the things you can do while ...

4 Winter Truck Driving Tips For A Safer Haul

The holidays are here again and so is winter weather. Studies have shown that winter weather conditions can have a dramatic impact on the number of motor vehicle accidents. When the road is your office, it can be a dangerous ...

Financing for a Commercial Truck

The trucking and shipping industry is continuing to grow in demand and could be a great industry for someone to enter.  If you are looking to buy your first truck and go into the industry, buying the truck can seem difficult ...

Tesla Price Points Announced for New Semis

At National Truck, our work always points toward optimization. Regardless of the particular product, we're always aware of the latest innovations. One such new technology, the new Tesla Semi, offers the opportunity for carriers ...
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