Beat the Heat and Stay Sane: Summer Long Hauls

Cruise Through Summer Long Hauls Driving is as much of a summer tradition as barbecues or days spent at the pool, but for professional truck drivers it’s not so much the exciting road trip to the beach. It’s an endless, thankless job that requires a great amount of mental stamina and patience. We know just [...]

Summer Safety Tips for Truckers

Don’t Let the Dog Days Get You Down The slush, ice, and snow of the winter season is over, but that doesn’t mean road conditions are any safer during the scorching summer months. Whether you’re a first time driver or a seasoned truck driver, the dog days of summer are no joke, so it is [...]

The Most Common Injuries for Truck Drivers

How Do Trucking Injuries Happen? Driving a truck is a dangerous job. American truckers drive billions of miles each year on dangerous highways, work with heavy equipment, and do a lot of physical labor. There are many risks taken with this profession, and work-related injuries are very common. As personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys [...]

How to Stay Awake and Get Home Safe

How to Stay Awake and Get Home Safe Drowsiness has a globally negative impact on driver performance, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Sleepiness is a result of lack of rest and slows reaction time, decreases situational awareness, and impairs judgment. NHTSA reported that about 100,000 crashes and 1800 deaths in the [...]

2015 Truck Show

2015 Truck Show Hurt Trucker sponsored a booth in conjunction with the Guilty By Association Truck Show held in Joplin, MO on September 25 and 26.  Hurt Trucker gave away mugs and sponsored a daily raffle for a gift certificate.  We enjoyed the opportunity to meet with truckers and look forward to participating in future [...]