Real Resources from Real Truckers

Real Resources

Real resources for your life on the road. When you need tips for trucking, turn here for advice about your business, your lifestyle, and just about every other trucking thing you want to know. From dating over the road to pets in your truck, from saving on fuel to saving space with organization, from fitness on the go to fitting time in for family, RealTruckers has got you covered.

What's Up with All the Trucker Turnover?

The trucking industry has one of the highest turnover rates of any industry, coming in at a whopping 80 to 90 percent - according to the American Trucking Association. But why? 

What are Dekotora Trucks?

At RealTruckers, we know your truck is your home away from home, and your office all rolled into one. Whether you’ve got your truck completely customized with every gadget and road-ruling tool you...

Who the Truck is that Behind the Wheel?

It’s a bird, It’s a plane, no – it’s female trucker! So basically, it’s superwoman, because nothing says I’m strong, independent, and yes - I dominate in a male-dominated industry like a female...

Roadside Inspections Aren’t So Bad, Are They?

Roadside inspections are one of the less exciting parts of our careers as truckers. Lucky for all our Real Truckers out there, we are here to help with expert advice to help you get through your...

The Driver Shortage

Is there really a trucker shortage in America? Or is it a question of doing more to keep America’s drivers happy and on the road for the long term? It’s no secret to Real Truckers that the...

These are the Brakes

Brake issues are responsible for about 29 percent of truck related accidents on America’s roads. Your brakes are exposed to constant heat and friction which causes their parts to wear down over...

Should I Buy a CB Radio?

Citizen’s band radio, more commonly known as CB radio, is used mostly by truck drivers for talking about road conditions, keeping up with law enforcement and for building a brotherhood on the road...

Getting To Know Your Tires

No matter if you are driving a semi-trailer or commercial box truck, Real Truckers must know their truck inside and out.During your Real Truckers pre-trip checklist visually inspect each tire to...