How to Stay Awake and Get Home Safe

How to Stay Awake and Get Home Safe Drowsiness has a globally negative impact on driver performance, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Sleepiness is a result of lack of rest and slows reaction time, decreases situational...

2015 Truck Show

2015 Truck Show Hurt Trucker sponsored a booth in conjunction with the Guilty By Association Truck Show held in Joplin, MO on September 25 and 26.  Hurt Trucker gave away mugs and sponsored a daily raffle for a gift certificate.  We enjoyed the opportunity to meet...

2015 Trucks

The Truckers Have Spoken! Con-Way truckers’ lives are about to become more comfortable while on the road with new safety features and comfort amenities being added to 635 of Con-Way’s 2015 model trucks nationwide. In response to driver surveys, Con-Way is adding new...

Look Ma, No Hands!!!

Look ma, no hands!!  That may be the future of over the road driving if the Daimler “Superduper Truck” catches on.  On July 3 Daimler, best known in the US for its Freightliner subsidiary, presented “Future Truck 2025” on a German autobahn near Berlin. The supertruck...

Women Truckers on the Move

Being a truck driver is a hard job and more women are finding that it is the right job for them.  Of more than 3 million truck drivers in the United States, more than 200,000 are women and that figure is up more than 50% since 2005 and the numbers are growing....

HOLIDAY CHEER ON THE ROAD

Truckers, along with workers in medicine, the military, emergency services and other essential jobs, often find the holidays to be extra stressful and discouraging. While others celebrate with loved ones, enjoy the comforts of hearth and home, go to parties and get...