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Be Thankful for Truck Drivers

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, November 19, 2018

We all know how common truck drivers are on the road today. Though you see them all the time, these road warriors and their industry’s sizable impact on our lives, economy, and public roadways go unnoticed and unmentioned far too often. Read More

The Correct Ways to Handle an Aggressive Driver

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Monday, November 5, 2018

You’re never alone when you’re out on the open road. You’re constantly navigating through a slew of cars driven by everyone from novices to slow folks, distracted drivers to, worse yet, aggressive drivers. Read More

Truck Driver Yoga

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, October 15, 2018

Finding a fitness regimen that’s right for you is difficult. Staying fit is even harder for truck drivers, who might be on the road and away from the gym most of the week. So what can you do that doesn’t require any exercise equipment? Read More

Four More Gadgets All Truck Drivers Need

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, October 8, 2018

We’ve recommended gadgets before, but as times change, we have more suggestions for making life on the road more enjoyable and safe. Read More

Fall Truck Driver Preparation

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, October 1, 2018

At NTB, we’re always looking ahead. While it’s not quite time for snow boots and hot cocoa, here are some tips to prepare you for safe, comfortable driving in Fall. Read More

NTB Drivers Spend Home Time in Dayton

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, September 24, 2018

NTB drivers have the same 48 hours off each week, meaning there are plenty of things they can do in their spare time. Luckily, we’re currently hiring truck drivers in Dayton, a city that has plenty to offer your home time. Here a few of the many unique things to do in Dayton Ohio. Read More

Family Emergencies on The Road

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, September 17, 2018

NTB knows it’s not easy being away from your family on the road, and it can be especially challenging during an emergency. One way to alleviate stress when an emergency occurs is by having an emergency action plan in place. This way, you and your family will be prepared in case of crisis. Read More

Tips For Truck Drivers to Stay Hydrated

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, September 10, 2018

With high temperatures the past few weeks and more hot days to come, NTB wants to remind you to stay hydrated. Dehydration can be dangerous and lead to headaches, fatigue, and other unpleasant symptoms. Yet many drivers limit their fluid intake to avoid unwanted restroom breaks. If you find yourself struggling to stay hydrated, read our best tips. Read More

Safety is Our G.O.A.L

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

This is an NTB reminder for all drivers to "Get Out and Look." Read More

Respect on The Road

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, August 27, 2018

NTB appreciates our truck drivers and you should too. We know how important the transportation industry is to our economy and truck drivers play an enormous part in it. Check out our blog about “What Would Happen if Trucks Stopped?.” Aside from appreciating a truck driver’s job, it is also important to respect the men and women on the road. Read More

Paid Personalized Training

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, August 20, 2018

At NTB, we want our new drivers to feel comfortable in their truck and on the road. It can be stressful for first time drivers to get up to speed. However, NTB knows this and works hard to help you become proficient in the skills you need to drive confidently. Our experienced trainers start from your current skill level, and work with you until the training is complete. Read More

NTB Drivers Enjoy Home Time in Grand Rapids

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, August 13, 2018

NTB guarantees truck drivers the same 48 hours off each week, allowing you to plan ahead and make the best of your home time. While some days are great for staying home and relaxing, it’s also fun to get out of the house and take advantage of the city you live in. NTB is hiring truck drivers in Grand Rapids - if you live here and are interested in working for the company, or already do, here is a list of fun things to try in your spare time. Read More

Night Driving Tips and Benefits

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, August 6, 2018

If you’re a new driver, you may be delighted to hear that many NTB trucking jobs include night driving shifts. Night driving means advantages such as less traffic on the road and less crowded truck stops. This lends itself to a stress-free drive that new CDL graduates prefer. Read More

Know Your Truck’s Dimensions

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Monday, July 30, 2018

If you don’t want to be the person with a wedged truck under an overpass, you must know the dimensions of your truck and trailer. NTB Trucks are 13' 6" tall by 8' 6" wide. Read More

The Luxury of Drop and Hook

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Loading and unloading isn’t easy, nor is it particularly enjoyable. Most drivers don’t want to deal with having to physically load or unload when they arrive at their destination. That’s why NTB secures driver friendly freight that is 95% drop and hook and 99% no touch. This means that NTB drivers don't have to physically unload their trailers after they have driven hours to arrive at their destination. Read More