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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

Keeping Your Truck Cab Clean – New Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

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Monday, March 30, 2020

During this time when we need to keep our spaces not just dusted but disinfected, we’d like to offer some recommendations to keep your cab as clean and sanitized as possible. 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

Rolling Into Spring Sunshine

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Monday, March 16, 2020

We always welcome the fresh warm air of spring along our Midwest roadways. There’s no better feeling than cracking the window and putting on a pair of shades as blue skies open up, letting sunshine in our cabs and warming our souls. Soon, shades of green will replace the flat grey of winter, and our roadways will be lined with budding trees, grass, and flowers! Read More

Safety tips for the Professional Truck Driver and for your everyday driver!

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Monday, March 9, 2020

The Michigan Center for Truck Safety has put out the 19th edition of the Michigan Truck Driver's Guidebook. Since safety is such an important component to the work we do, we decided to highlight a few of the key points that help keep everyone safe on the road, including our NTB family of drivers! 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

Want to Know Our Thoughts on Reality Truck Driving TV? We Thought You’d Never Ask!

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Monday, February 3, 2020

We’ve decided to watch a few episodes of the most dramatic truck driving reality TV show around, Ice Road Truckers, to see if anything could be relatable to NTB Truck drivers. 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

Things That Go Bump in the Night—Potholes!

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Monday, January 13, 2020

They are the bane of every driver’s existence—potholes! Why do they form? How much do they cost to fix? Is there any research to prevent them from happening in the future? Read More

The History of Tires—From Point A to Point B

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Tires are a big part of our day-to-day at NTB Trucking, keeping our drivers safe and comfortable on long rides throughout the Midwest. The advancement of tires has made it possible to go long distances with heavy loads, no matter the weather. We’d like to take a moment to look at the route tires went through history—from point A to point B. 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

Halloween from the Road

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Monday, October 28, 2019

With all the little ghosts and goblins out for treats on Halloween night, we at NTB thought we’d share a few thoughts with our favorite drivers. Because, even if you are on the road on Halloween night, you can still enjoy the fun of this holiday. 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

Fall is coming – Enjoy your routes through our beautiful Midwest states

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Monday, September 16, 2019

When considering a truck driving career in the Midwest, one might think of driving through cornfield after cornfield, but this amazing part of the country has so much more to enjoy. Read on as you dream about your future as a driver for NTB Trucking. 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