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Keeping Your Truck Cab Clean – New Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

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Monday, March 30, 2020

During this time when we need to keep our spaces not just dusted but disinfected, we’d like to offer some recommendations to keep your cab as clean and sanitized as possible. Read More

Press Release: NTB Trucking Actively Hiring Truck Drivers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

CDL-A licensed truck drivers are needed to help deliver essential supplies to local stores. Read More

Sharing the Road – What Professional Truck Drivers Would Like Others to Know

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Monday, March 23, 2020

We would like to offer some tips on preventing distracted driving for those who share the roads with our drivers, given the increase in shipments to stores and in distractions coming from our phones. Read More

Safety tips for the Professional Truck Driver and for your everyday driver!

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Monday, March 9, 2020

The Michigan Center for Truck Safety has put out the 19th edition of the Michigan Truck Driver's Guidebook. Since safety is such an important component to the work we do, we decided to highlight a few of the key points that help keep everyone safe on the road, including our NTB family of drivers! Read More

How to Avoid Distracted Drivers and How to Keep From Being One

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

At NTB, safety keeps us on the road letting us do what we love doing every day. Our big takeaway here is: Keep your hands on the wheel, keep your eyes on the road, and keep your mind on your driving. But just as important is knowing the signs when others are distracted. Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—Be Happy: Part 3 of a 3 Part Series

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Monday, February 17, 2020

The link between happiness and good health is strong, and that relationship is a balancing act in both directions. People living healthy lifestyles tend to be happier. But did you know that happiness brings with it a healthier body? Read More

Want to Know Our Thoughts on Reality Truck Driving TV? We Thought You’d Never Ask!

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Monday, February 3, 2020

We’ve decided to watch a few episodes of the most dramatic truck driving reality TV show around, Ice Road Truckers, to see if anything could be relatable to NTB Truck drivers. Read More

How to stay relaxed in stressful driving situations

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Work days at every job can have little stressors that can make a task at hand seem daunting—truck driving included. The good news is that when you use coping mechanisms to keep your cool in stressful driving situations it will leave you feeling safe and in a great mood! Read More

Things That Go Bump in the Night—Potholes!

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Monday, January 13, 2020

They are the bane of every driver’s existence—potholes! Why do they form? How much do they cost to fix? Is there any research to prevent them from happening in the future? Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—Exercise: Part Two of a Three-Part Series

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Keeping your body limber and strong is the best way to make your long-hauls as comfortable as possible–no sweat! Read More

The History of Tires—From Point A to Point B

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Tires are a big part of our day-to-day at NTB Trucking, keeping our drivers safe and comfortable on long rides throughout the Midwest. The advancement of tires has made it possible to go long distances with heavy loads, no matter the weather. We’d like to take a moment to look at the route tires went through history—from point A to point B. Read More

Winter Driving—Wind, Snow, and Ice. Oh, MY!

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Here are a few thoughts and suggestions to make sure you’re prepared to drive in whatever Mother Nature throws at you this winter. Read More

New Driver Packing List

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Getting into the routine of a new driving career can be challenging. We’d like to offer a few items for your packing list to help make your home away from home feel, well, more like...home! Read More

Gas Mileage - Top 3 Tips for How to Gain a Few Extra Miles on a Tank of Gas

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tips for increasing your MPGs, saving you money and reducing your visits to fill up your tank. These tips also transfer to help your fuel economy on your days off when running errands. Read More

Ways to Stay Spiritually Awake When You Can’t Make it to Services

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Monday, November 4, 2019

There are things each of us can do to stay connected to our spiritual side when we can't make it to service. We have a few inspiring suggestions for ways to worship when on the road. Read More