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Posts Tagged With 'Driver Tips'


New Driver Packing List

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Halloween from the Road

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, October 28, 2019

With all the little ghosts and goblins out for treats on Halloween night, we at NTB thought we’d share a few thoughts with our favorite drivers. Because, even if you are on the road on Halloween night, you can still enjoy the fun of this holiday. Read More

Driving Tips: Pre-trip Inspection

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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