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Great Gifts for the Trucker in Your Life

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Monday, May 13, 2019

When you’re buying a gift for the trucker in your life, you should consider purchasing something that they will both like and get regular use out of while on the road. Read More

Top Tips for Nighttime Driving

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, May 6, 2019

Driving overnight, especially for extended periods of time, comes with its own unique challenges that simply aren’t experienced during the day time. That’s why it’s important to know how to keep yourself alert, what to watch out for, and how to protect yourself and others when you’re hauling overnight. Read More

Stay Healthy This Spring

Posted in Blog, News  
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

What to Do When Your Truck Breaks Down

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 22, 2019

No one wants their truck to break down on them, but unfortunately, sometimes it happens. And when it happens, it’s better to be prepared than to improvise or make things worse. Read More

Road Trip Planning Tips

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 15, 2019

Planning is a must for truckers; it saves time, money, and stress. Follow these simple tips to make the most of your time on the road. Read More

Driving Tips from the Pros

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 8, 2019

A lot of wisdom and on-the-road savvy can be gleaned from longtime, hard working professional truck drivers. These drivers have been through it all and can help others avoid mistakes they’ve made or have seen others make over the years. Read More

Celebrate National Work Zone Awareness Week

Posted in Blog, News  
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

As you all know, spring brings out the orange barrels signifying the beginning of the construction season. You have already been experiencing lane closures, long back ups and drivers who are impatient and just don’t seem to care about anyone else but themselves. To kick off the season, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and virtually every other State in the Union will be “celebrating” National Work Zone Awareness Week, this coming week April 8-12, 2019. Read More

One of 2019’s 500 Best For-Hire Carriers in North America

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Monday, April 1, 2019

FleetOwner Magazine has released their list of 2019’s 500 Best For-Hire Carriers in North America, and NTB Trucking is proud to report that we made this year’s list! Read More

Keys for Avoiding Skidding in Your Truck

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 25, 2019

There are a couple of key ways to ensure that you keep inertia and momentum in check to avoid skidding or causing an accident. Read More

How to Share the Road with Semi-trucks

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 18, 2019

Sharing the roads safely and properly is of utmost importance for truck drivers and non-commercial vehicles. With distracted driving on the rise and adding to already high traffic accident statistics, it’s important to know and remember these tips for sharing the road with semi-trucks and other large vehicles. Read More

Remember These Rules of the Road

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 11, 2019

It’s critical to be aware of rules and regulatory nuances between states you may be traveling in or through. Since NTB Trucking serves the Mid West region and primarily the Great Lakes area, here are some laws you should know about. Read More

Be Kind to Your Truck During Wintertime

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Not only is winter cold and rough on you, it’s also pretty brutal to all those parts and pieces that keep trucks and drivers on the road. Just like packing gloves, hand warmers, and an extra coat helps you beat the cold, there are also things you can do to help your truck out too. Read More

The Perks of Driving for NTB

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, February 25, 2019

Since NTB Trucking was founded in 1974, our company has been growing, expanding our fleet to roughly 235 trucks and 830 trailers and counting. That kind of growth isn’t possible unless our drivers like working for us. Read More

Distracted Driving is Deadly

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, February 18, 2019

When you’re driving distracted, your vehicle becomes a high speed weapon capable of inflicting harm on yourself and other motorists on the road. Read More

How the Trucking Industry Got Its Start

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Monday, February 11, 2019

There would be no such thing as the “trucking industry” had early inventors not pushed the envelope by developing bigger and better engines. Little did they know that their advancements would create new vehicles, laws, roadways, and more, the majority of which we still use today. Read More