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Navigating Work Zones Safely: A Guide for Truck Drivers

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

As a truck driver, you play a crucial role in ensuring safety on the road, especially in work zones. These zones, which become more prevalent in the spring and summer, present unique challenges and potential hazards that require your careful attention and caution. Read More

Easter Traditions on the Road: Celebrating Faith Away from Home

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

For truck drivers, life on the road can mean being away from family and home during special occasions. However, this unique lifestyle doesn't have to hinder your ability to celebrate holidays like Easter, honor your faith, and maintain healthy spiritual habits. Read More

Navigating the Wild Side: A Truck Driver’s Guide to Safe Driving in Wildlife Zones

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Life on the road as a truck driver is an adventure, especially when your route takes you through the scenic landscapes of the northern states. As you cruise through these regions, it’s important to be mindful of road conditions and share the road with the diverse wildlife that calls these areas home. Here are eight valuable tips and tricks to help you stay safe on the road, making your journey enjoyable and respectful of the natural inhabitants. Read More

Navigating the Road to Heart Health: Essential Tips for Truck Drivers

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

As the calendar flips to February, not only does it mark the month of love, but it's also American Heart Month – a timely reminder for truck drivers to prioritize their cardiovascular health. The demands of the road can be challenging, making it crucial for drivers to adopt heart-healthy habits. Here are 11 practical tips that can help truckers maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep their hearts in top shape. Read More

Driving with Faith: 10 Scriptures to Power Your Year

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Monday, January 15, 2024

Life on the road as a truck driver can be both rewarding and challenging. Long hours, changing landscapes, and the solitude of the open highway can sometimes make the journey feel like a solitary one. In these moments, finding inspiration and strength becomes crucial. At NTB, we never want our drivers to feel alone, no matter the circumstance. From difficult days, to moments of worry, here are 10 powerful scriptures and uplifting verses you can turn to whenever you need to. Read More

Staying Fit on the Go: Winter Fitness Tips for Truck Drivers

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Tuesday, January 2, 2024

As winter settles in and the roads become frosty, staying active on the road can be a challenge. Limited space and cold temps may make exercise seem like a distant possibility. However, with a bit of creativity and the right tools, you can maintain your fitness goals even during the coldest months. Here are five exercises and four gadgets tailored for small spaces that can help truckers stay active and healthy throughout the winter. Read More

Tips to Keep Your Cab Organized

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Life on the open road can be thrilling, but for truck drivers, staying organized is key to a smooth journey. Whether you're a seasoned road warrior or just starting your trucking adventure, these five practical organization tips are here to make your time on the road more efficient and enjoyable. Read More

Coping With Holiday Stress

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Monday, November 27, 2023

The holiday season, while a time of joy and celebration, can also bring a unique set of challenges for professional drivers. Here are six practical tips to help you navigate the holiday highway and manage stress effectively. Read More

How CDL-A Drivers Can Cope with Angry Drivers

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Thursday, October 19, 2023

While road rage runs rampant on roads and highways and can lead to some pretty dangerous situations for professional drivers, there are several surefire ways you can avoid and deal with aggressive drivers. Here are five ways to keep your cool in the face of angry drivers. Read More

Fall Activities In the Midwest

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Fall is a unique time of the year, full of exciting events like fall festivals, refreshingly cool temperatures, and beautiful outdoor sights as the leaves change. We want our drivers to experience and enjoy the magic of the season wherever they are. Here are six ways you can make the most of fall while driving for NTB. Read More

The top 6 things CDL-A drivers wish they knew their first year

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

In trucking, every trip is a learning experience. And with years on the road come years of invaluable insight and knowledge. Here are some of the things veteran truck drivers wish they had known when they first started their careers in the driver’s seat. Read More

Seven apps Christian truck drivers need to download

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

At NTB, your faith always comes first. To help you nurture your faith while you’re on the road, we’ve researched the top Bible study and prayer apps made specifically for professional drivers. Read More

End of Summer / Back to School

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Friday, July 28, 2023

Summer days: Making the most of family time before school begins again As we approach the end of this sunny season, it's time to savor those last precious moments of summer vacation with our loved ones. As a truck... Read More

Summer Safety Tips

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

While summer is a great time to be on the road, it is also important to be aware of the dangers that come with the season. To help you stay safe and healthy during the summer months, here are some tips and recommendations to help you beat the heat. Read More

Technology Forecast

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Thursday, May 25, 2023

In this blog, we'll explore some of the latest breakthroughs in trucking technology to watch for in 2023 and beyond. Read More