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Driver Mike Bray talks about faith, trucking

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Monday, October 18, 2021

What factors are most important to you when choosing a trucking company to work for? Mike Bray says he considered a lot of things, including pay and home time, but it really came down to working for a company that shared his values. Read More

Driver Dave Ward Builds Successful Second Career at NTB

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Monday, October 11, 2021

NTB Driver Spotlight: At NTB, our drivers work regionally throughout the Midwest, which allows them to get ample miles and still make it home weekly. “I love this job. I love getting around and talking to people,” adds Dave. “NTB is just a really great company to work for.” Read More

A Day in the Life of a CDL-A Truck Driver

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Monday, October 4, 2021

If you’ve ever considered a career change that offers more independence, excellent earning opportunities and plenty of variety, becoming a professional CDL-A truck driver may be perfect for you. There are a lot of great perks and advantages but it’s not for everyone. Here’s a quick peek at a day in the life of the professional truck driver. Read More

What a week! NTB celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week with food & friends

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

This year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW), held September 13-19, was a special time for the country to show support for the hardworking men and women truck drivers nationwide. Read More

Tips to Make the Most of Your Truck Stop Visit

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

While CDL-A drivers spend most of their time on the open road, a truck stop visit is often a necessary part of the workday. At NTB, we want drivers to make the most of their stops. So, here are our tips on having the best truck stop experience possible. Read More

The Top 5 Things Truck Drivers Love About Their Job

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Monday, September 13, 2021

We might be biased, but we believe that truck driving is one of the best careers out there. Our country relies heavily on the trucking industry to keep the economy going and delivering all kinds of goods to where they need to go. Driving a truck isn’t the easiest career, but it’s also incredibly rewarding and can be quite fun too. Don’t just take our word for it - read below to see what truck drivers love most about the trucking life. Read More

Finding your career home: NTB Trucking implements multiple pay increases & extras

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

There are a lot of factors that go in to creating a quality, satisfying CDL-A truck driving career but near the top of the list is pay. After all, that’s why we all have jobs – to pay our bills, take care of our families, go on vacation, etc. With that in mind, NTB has already implemented two raises this year, one in the spring and one this summer. Read More

The Hardest Things About Being a Truck Driver

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Being a truck driver is one of the most rewarding careers around, but it’s certainly not without its challenges. Let’s take a look at some of the hardest things about being a trucker. Read More

Serving Still—Why Driving Is the Perfect Retirement Job

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Monday, May 31, 2021

If you haven’t thought about it before, definitely consider becoming a driver at NTB for your retirement. Not only is it a great way to attain more security in your retirement, but we offer benefits that will give you and your family a sense of relief. Truck driving will give you a newfound sense of purpose and structure to your day and allow you to see the Midwest in ways you haven’t seen before. Read More

Vaccines for Drivers

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Monday, May 24, 2021

With the hope for a more normal future on the horizon, receiving a vaccination could be the first step in creating a safer space and stopping COVID-19 from spreading. At NTB, we want all of our staff and drivers to remain safe during the coming months and encourage everyone to use their best judgement when it comes to wearing masks, washing their hands, and getting the vaccine if you so choose. The goal is to make sure all drivers remain healthy so they can continue to support the country and keep on truckin’. Read More

Careers in Trucking—What’s Stopping You?

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Monday, May 17, 2021

If you haven’t asked yourself what’s stopping you from checking out a career in trucking yet, now is the time! With all of the many benefits that come with working at NTB, job security, and a community filled with dedicated employees, it should be easy to make the choice to start your career today. Read More

How Social Media Is Impacting the Industry

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Since the beginning of the 21st century, technology has allowed us to vastly improve our lives as humans in ways our ancestors could never imagine. This form of innovation takes many shapes: a hearing aid, a cell phone, a curated digital music playlist, or surfing the internet—whatever it is, we enjoy the benefits of a hi-tech life every day. Read More

International Roadcheck—Why is it Important?

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Safety is always our number one priority and that is why every International Roadcheck is important to us. Follow along to read up on how you can prepare ahead of time so things go smoothly. Read More

Safety First!—Defensive Driving Techniques

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Monday, April 12, 2021

As truck driving professionals, we have a responsibility to learn and apply every resource we can in order to reduce accidents and protect ourselves and our communities. Though we teach a variety of defensive driving skills in our training, we are more than familiar with the Smith System and encourage our employees to utilize these techniques. Read More

Steer Clear, Spring is Here

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Monday, April 5, 2021

We are no stranger to the animals of the Upper Midwest region where we operate. That is why it is important for all drivers to be knowledgeable about their environment so we can haul safely. Read More