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Driving in Work Zones—Tips on Keeping Work Crews Safe

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Monday, April 6, 2020

With spring comes construction season, starting with the repair of winter’s potholes and quickly developing into full-scale roadwork that can last all summer. What will happen in regards to construction this season remains to be seen, as we've had an unusual start to spring this year. For those still on the road, we have some tips to navigate work zones and maintain a stressless attitude while the roads we travel are under repair. Read More

Sharing the Road – What Professional Truck Drivers Would Like Others to Know

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Monday, March 23, 2020

We would like to offer some tips on preventing distracted driving for those who share the roads with our drivers, given the increase in shipments to stores and in distractions coming from our phones. Read More

How to Avoid Distracted Drivers and How to Keep From Being One

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

At NTB, safety keeps us on the road letting us do what we love doing every day. Our big takeaway here is: Keep your hands on the wheel, keep your eyes on the road, and keep your mind on your driving. But just as important is knowing the signs when others are distracted. Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—Be Happy: Part 3 of a 3 Part Series

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Monday, February 17, 2020

The link between happiness and good health is strong, and that relationship is a balancing act in both directions. People living healthy lifestyles tend to be happier. But did you know that happiness brings with it a healthier body? Read More

How to stay relaxed in stressful driving situations

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Work days at every job can have little stressors that can make a task at hand seem daunting—truck driving included. The good news is that when you use coping mechanisms to keep your cool in stressful driving situations it will leave you feeling safe and in a great mood! Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—Exercise: Part Two of a Three-Part Series

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Keeping your body limber and strong is the best way to make your long-hauls as comfortable as possible–no sweat! Read More

Winter Driving—Wind, Snow, and Ice. Oh, MY!

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Here are a few thoughts and suggestions to make sure you’re prepared to drive in whatever Mother Nature throws at you this winter. 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

Driving Tips: Pre-trip Inspection

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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

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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

How to Get Out of a Tight Space

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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

Benefits of Regional Truck Driving

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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

Why Truck Driving Is a Great Career

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

It makes complete sense that NTB values the individuals who drive for them. After all, what would we be without our drivers? Read More

We Take Care of Our Truck Drivers

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Having a job is one thing, a career is another, and doing something you love is yet another. The opportunities that NTB Trucking has created are setup in such a way as to help our truck drivers love what they do, who they work with, and what they work for. Read More

Top Tips for Improving Fuel Efficiency

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Without fuel, our trucks simply won’t go anywhere. That’s why understanding your machine, what causes increases and decreases in fuel consumption, and how to plan ahead to maximize your pit stops is vital to keeping you moving and your budget on track. In the name of on-the-road efficiency, these are some of our favorite ways to be mindful of fuel usage and decrease overall consumption. Read More