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Driving Tips: Pre-trip Inspection

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Monday, October 14, 2019

We all want to be safe. A thorough pre-trip inspection before every drive is one key component to making sure both you as the driver and others on the road get from point A to point B on time and safely. Read More

Resources for Truck Drivers

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, October 7, 2019

When looking for information or services, where do you typically go? Over the years, that answer has become nearly exclusively, “the internet!” With so many sources available at the touch of a finger, we’d like to highlight some types that may be helpful to truck drivers—experienced and rookie alike. Read More

Keeping Your Social Life Alive and Well as a Truck Driver

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Monday, September 30, 2019

It’s no secret that a career on the road will keep a person away from home, family, and friends more than some other jobs might. While this is simply a reality of the day, we at NTB Trucking understand the value of work-life balance. Read More

You Ask, We Answer

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Monday, September 23, 2019

We get asked a lot of questions all year about what needs to be done to qualify as a driver for NTB Trucking. Find the answers to some of those questions in this article. Read More

Fall is coming – Enjoy your routes through our beautiful Midwest states

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, September 16, 2019

When considering a truck driving career in the Midwest, one might think of driving through cornfield after cornfield, but this amazing part of the country has so much more to enjoy. Read on as you dream about your future as a driver for NTB Trucking. Read More

How to Get Out of a Tight Space

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Even the best truck drivers out there have found themselves needing a few minutes to get tight spaces figured out while driving a truck with a trailer. Read More

Fun With CB Lingo

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Monday, September 2, 2019

When driving a rig for NTB, you won’t be driving through Beantown, but you might make a trip through Beer Town. Let's dive into some of the lingo used over CB radio. Read More

Truck Driving and Family Life

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Family time is valuable. While reality is that truck drivers will be away from home for longer periods of time than the average working person, time spent with family does not need to be sacrificed. Read More

Benefits of Regional Truck Driving

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Monday, August 12, 2019

NTB is a regional trucking company, which offers several benefits in contrast with OTR (Over-the-Road) driving. Between staying closer to home, the efficiency of familiar routes and customers, and job security, regional truck driving is a great career opportunity. Read More

Trucking 411—Stay Cool While Driving a Truck

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Driving a truck can be a rewarding, fulfilling career, but sometimes driving in summer can feel like standing seven inches from the midday sun. Here are some quick tips on how to stay cool (and keep your cool) during those hot summer months. Read More

Is Truck Driving Safe? 7 Statistics You Should Know (And Why)

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Monday, July 15, 2019

We at NTB are proud of our focus on safety, with several drivers who have each driven over a million accident-free miles. So what do you need to know to be a safe driver? Read More

Getting Good Sleep While Being a Truck Driver

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Everyone has a unique sleep routine that makes them feel comfortable and safe. Whether you starfish out on your mattress at home or like to cuddle up tight with a teddy bear, here are some tips to make getting sleep on the road the way you like. Read More

Top Tips for Improving Fuel Efficiency

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Without fuel, our trucks simply won’t go anywhere. That’s why understanding your machine, what causes increases and decreases in fuel consumption, and how to plan ahead to maximize your pit stops is vital to keeping you moving and your budget on track. In the name of on-the-road efficiency, these are some of our favorite ways to be mindful of fuel usage and decrease overall consumption. Read More

Steer Clear of Road Rage

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Monday, June 3, 2019

We’ve all seen or experienced road rage incidents, and we therefore know how dangerous things are when someone is actively trying to start a high speed fight with their vehicle. While there are a ton of ways to escalate things if you ever find yourself in one of these predicaments, there are far safer and more prudent options you should absolutely put into practice. Read More

NTB’s Summer Driving Tips

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Monday, May 27, 2019

This is an important time of year as far as highway traffic and road conditions are concerned; that’s why it’s important to remember these key tenets to prepare yourself for summer driving. Read More