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5 Tips To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick!

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Monday, January 17, 2022

The start of a new year is a great time to hit the “reset button” and resolve or address areas of life you want to improve. You may make a decision to accomplish a personal goal or break a habit, improve your CDL-A truck driving career or learn a new skill or hobby. Whatever you’re looking to achieve, here are NTB’s top five tips for making your resolution stick. Read More

Technology in the Truck: 5 ways NTB is keeping drivers safe, trucks moving, and operations smooth

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Monday, January 17, 2022

There are so many things professional CDL-A truck drivers must watch for and be aware of in the truck! It takes special skills, patience, and know-how to complete each trip safely, on time, and without a negative incident. That’s where technology in the truck can be a trucker’s best friend and NTB has the latest on board for supporting our driving force. Read More

5 Ways to Stay Connected When You’re on the Road

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Driving a truck is worthwhile, but we also know that there are sacrifices you make for this career you love. It’s so important to stay connected with your loved ones - not only is it good for your relationships, but it’s necessary for your mental health too. Here are five of our favorite ways to stay connected when you’re on the road! Read More

5 Tips to Stay Healthy (Physically & Mentally) As a Truck Driver

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Friday, December 3, 2021

When your office is the cab of a semi, it’s easy to not make your health a priority. But professional drivers can face serious health concerns like obesity, depression, sleep apnea and diabetes due to the working conditions. Read More

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

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

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

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

Coffee—How it Helps and How Much is Too Much

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Coffee—many people wouldn’t want to start their day without it. Coffee is such a vital part of the day that we can’t get our morning started until that first cup is in the system. While coffee isn’t the only vehicle for getting caffeine into the body, it is the most widely consumed. So, though there are energy drinks, sodas, and teas that can deliver quite a punch of caffeine, we’re going to mostly talk about coffee here. Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—How to Nourish the Body for a Robust Immune System

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Monday, January 4, 2021

It’s important to think of feeding our bodies in a similar way to how we approach engine care. Immune health is currently at top of mind for many and we have some thoughts on maintaining the body to be healthy while on the road to start the new year right. Read More

A Reflection on 2020, Looking Forward to 2021

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Out with the old and in with the new! Seems a fitting phrase for 2020 as we welcome 2021 and all of its potential with open arms. Read More

The Decrease of Daylight

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Monday, October 26, 2020

It happens twice every year—the switch from standard time to daylight saving time in the spring and back again come autumn. Add to that the decrease in daylight hours and driving between time zones and it can all be pretty disruptive to sleep patterns and mood. It can even be a bit confusing when it comes to logging time. Read More

How Difficult is it to Become a Truck Driver? It’s More About Being a Truck Driver

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Monday, August 31, 2020

So, you’re thinking about getting your CDL-A and starting a career in truck driving? It sounds great – the open road, new sights, and cities, the independence you’ll feel as you drive. While all of these benefits are part of it, there are some things you should consider to make sure you are a good candidate for a life on the road. Read More