Truck Drivers Blog

Werner Enterprises is a transportation and logistics leader, with more than 8,000 trucks, 24,000 trailers, and nearly 13,000 employees. This blog provides news and information for professional truck drivers.

Why You Want To Drive Temperature-Controlled (Refrigerated) Units

If you are a professional truck driver looking for variety and advancement in your career, you should consider driving a temperature-controlled unit (TCU). There are many benefits to driving TCU, from great pay to the satisfaction of hauling some of America’s most...

How To Get Home More Frequently as a Truck Driver

The debate between better home time or higher pay is an age-old tale in the trucking industry. However, with an increased demand for skilled professional truck drivers, there has never been a better time to enter this sector and get yourself the monetary and...

Following Your Dreams Could Lead You Into Trucking

Trucks can be seen everywhere – in the larger parking lots of where we buy our groceries, on the highway when we are driving home and at the gas station when we fill up the tanks of our cars. But, for one individual, the sight of a truck was far more than something to...

Reasons It Pays to Drive Blue: As Told by a Werner Truck Driver

There are many benefits to driving for Werner Enterprises. Financial security and flexibility are among just a few. One Werner driver found a great second career that is rewarding and lucrative. Here’s his story. Sedric J. was a police officer in Georgia for twenty...

Causes and Effects of the Truck Driver Shortage

Over the past few years, the number of truck driver job postings has outweighed the number of new truck driver hires, leaving many open driving positions. While this may cause concern for trucking companies, it’s an excellent opportunity for prospective drivers to...

Top Five Reasons Werner Is The Best Trucking Company

If you are a truck driver, you have probably noticed that every company that is trying to attract you says the same thing, “We are the best trucking company for drivers!” So, how do you filter through all the claims and find the companies that truly focus on their...

Top 3 Advantages of Team Driving

It’s no secret that there are many advantages to team driving, such as having someone to help you plan your trips, enhanced productivity, and with the truck constantly on the move this seamless process results in more miles and an increase in pay. However, when most...

7 Things Veterans Should Consider Before Becoming a Truck Driver

Veterans are joining the trucking sector in masses due to the freedom and flexibility that this industry provides. With their military precision and attention to detail, these heroes help to keep America moving. Werner is proud to have veterans making up approximately...

How Much Do Professional Truck Drivers Make?

Many people look into a professional truck driving career with 2 big questions: 1) How much do truck drivers make? And 2) Are there things you can do to earn more money as a truck driver?  According to a recent survey from Indeed.com, the average annual salary for...

What To Get Your Truck-Driving Dad for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and you may be wondering what you should get your dad. Maybe a new grill or some golf shoes? But what do you get your dad who is a truck driver and spends most of his time traveling America’s roadways? We’ve compiled a list of...
Top 3 Advantages of Team Driving

Top 3 Advantages of Team Driving

It’s no secret that there are many advantages to team driving, such as having someone to help you plan your trips, enhanced productivity, and with the truck constantly on the move this seamless process results in more miles and an increase in pay. However, when most...

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How Much Do Professional Truck Drivers Make?

How Much Do Professional Truck Drivers Make?

Many people look into a professional truck driving career with 2 big questions: 1) How much do truck drivers make? And 2) Are there things you can do to earn more money as a truck driver?  According to a recent survey from Indeed.com, the average annual salary for...

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What To Get Your Truck-Driving Dad for Father’s Day

What To Get Your Truck-Driving Dad for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and you may be wondering what you should get your dad. Maybe a new grill or some golf shoes? But what do you get your dad who is a truck driver and spends most of his time traveling America’s roadways? We’ve compiled a list of...

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Top Five Cooking Supplies for Truck Drivers

Top Five Cooking Supplies for Truck Drivers

Spending days, sometimes weeks traveling America’s roadways can be demanding, and it’s important to fuel your body with ingredients that will keep you energized. Cooking or preparing healthy meals in your truck will not only save you money but will also give you the...

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Managing Stress in a Stressful World

Managing Stress in a Stressful World

It’s not uncommon that you may have experienced more stress and anxiety over the past year with the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, you may have adapted some new techniques to help manage those elevated stress levels, and while some of those may have been...

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