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Common Mistakes for New Drivers

posted February 23, 2021, 7:00 AM

Everyone makes mistakes when starting out at a new job, and first-time truck drivers are no exception. As a new driver, you must study how to safely operate your truck and know the rules and regulations of the road so you can avoid making obvious errors. Here are some of the most common mistakes made by new drivers:     … READ MORE

Importance of a Pre-Trip Inspection

posted February 16, 2021, 7:00 AM

  Do you know drivers who rush through their pre-trip inspection? Who thinks the whole thing is unnecessary? A pre-trip inspection is critical because it allows drivers to catch any problems before heading out. This is an essential step that can prevent accidents, increase safety, and save time.      Pre-Trip Inspection A pre-trip inspection is a thorough check of… READ MORE

History of Tank Trucks

posted February 9, 2021, 7:00 AM

Today, liquid transportation is a huge industry. But, that wasn’t always the case. In the early years, finding ways to transport liquids was quite a challenge. As technology developed, safety and speed were at the forefront of innovation in this industry. Fast forward to today, the tank trucks that we drive today are much safer, faster, and bigger than anything… READ MORE

Tips from Experienced Drivers

posted February 2, 2021, 7:00 AM

  Truck driving is a skill that will take time to fully master. As someone who just starting as a truck driver, we recommend you read these tips from experienced drivers who were once in your shoes. Practice these tips every day, and eventually, they’ll become natural and good habits for you, too.        Tips from Experienced Drivers… READ MORE

Tips for Staying Healthy While on the Road: Exercise and Diet

posted January 26, 2021, 7:00 AM

  A healthy lifestyle can be hard to balance while traveling long distances as a truck driver. The job itself is sedentary and drivers may rely on caffeinated drinks and sugary snacks to get through the day, which can lead to many health complications. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. In this blog, we’ll talk about some tips… READ MORE

What to Expect at Weigh Stations

posted January 19, 2021, 7:00 AM

You just got your CDL license, and it’s time to hit the road with your first load. As you cruise down the interstate, you notice a weigh station in the distance, but you don’t remember what you learned in trucking school. Don’t worry, we’ve got you’ve covered. Read through this blog for a refresher of what weigh stations are and… READ MORE

Brian Swearingen: New Senior Account Manager

posted January 12, 2021, 7:00 AM

Liquid Trucking is proud to announce Brian Swearingen as our new Senior Account Manager. Get to know him here…   Brian attended Colorado State University and worked at Sapp Bros for 32 years. He first started in the warehouse, moved to dispatch, and now has worked in sales for the last 20 years. While there, he was fortunate to have… READ MORE

Retirement: Congratulations, Roger (Vance) Veldruis!

posted January 5, 2021, 7:00 AM

  After 17 years at Liquid Trucking, Roger (Vance) Veldruis has retired in December 2020. Vance has spent countless hours on the road and has been a reliable driver for us for many years. We appreciate all of his hard work and dedication to Liquid Trucking.   Times have changed since Vance first started working at Liquid Trucking. As he… READ MORE

New Year’s Resolutions for Truck Drivers

posted December 29, 2020, 7:00 AM

The New Year is quickly approaching us, which means it’s time to think about a new set of resolutions for 2021. Think of New Year’s resolutions as an opportunity to reflect on your life and make lifestyle changes for the year ahead. As a truck driver, it may be hard to find a resolution that you can follow through while… READ MORE

‘Tis the Season: Trucking During the Holidays

posted December 15, 2020, 7:00 AM

Without truck drivers, families across the country would be without Christmas presents and delicious dinners during the holidays. Sadly, many people are not aware of the crucial role that truck drivers play in their quintessential holiday festivities. Trucking during the holidays is not ideal, but drivers are dedicated to their jobs to serve people like you.    Trucking During the… READ MORE