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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

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

Stay Healthy This Spring

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Don't let sickness get the best of you. Make being healthy your top priority with these simple tips. Read More

Healthier Habits Make for Healthier Drivers

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Staying healthy is essential not just for your well-being, but for success in your career as well. Read More

Truck Driver Yoga

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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

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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

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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

Tips For Truck Drivers to Stay Hydrated

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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

Night Driving Tips and Benefits

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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

Hydration Tips for Truck Drivers

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Monday, April 23, 2018

As you may know, it can be a challenge to stay hydrated when you spend hours on the road every day, especially when attempting to keep bathroom breaks to a minimum. Unfortunately, the cost of dehydration can be high and may lead to heatstroke, muscle cramps, mental fatigue, and kidney stones. Here are some tips for staying hydrated and healthy on the road. Read More

Lunch Ideas for Truckers

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Monday, March 26, 2018

The midday meal provides a great chance for you to get out of your cab and stretch your legs. However, eating out all the time while on the road is hard on your wallet and your waistline! Read More

Adding More Flavor to Your OTR Meals!

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Don’t settle for bland, quick food on the road! Here are some tips to spice up your food, even in a time crunch. Read More

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Three Ways to Keep Your Body From Becoming Stiff

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Long drives can make your muscles tense, check out NTB’s list of top stretches to help you on your drive! Read More

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Top 3 Summer Heat Tips

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Monday, August 14, 2017

This week, NTB presents our top 3 heat safety tips to keep yourself cool and safe! Read More

How To Keep Your Mind Alert During Long Drives

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Check out some of our favorite tips of ways to keep drivers’ minds awake and alert! Read More