Truck Driving Tips

Blue and white semi truck driving down a county road to demonstrate the use of automatic semi truck

The Advantages of Driving an Automatic Semi Truck

The transportation industry is the backbone of America and the world. Without truck drivers, our modern economy could not exist and provide for us in the ways that it does today. This is why it has been heartening to see that many trucking companies have embraced updated equipment and more flexible policies in order to…
Refueling the 1000 liter gas tank of big truck.

Choose the Best Diesel Fuel Additive for Winter

Most U.S. drivers engage in various practices when preparing their vehicles for winter, ranging from acquiring snow tires and ice scrapers to mounting winter wiper blades. Improving the vehicle’s engine performance is another critical aspect that begins with choosing the right fuel additive. Here, the intent is to navigate icy roads effortlessly while battling the…
Truck Driver Using Radio To Contact Other drivers to talk about per diem for truck drivers

Everything You Need to Know About Truck Driver Per Diem 2021

  You work hard to make your money as a truck driver, but do you make every dollar count? Let’s face it, while you’re on the road, there are tons of expenses. First, you’ve got to eat, buy a few necessities, and, on a bad day, you might have a few incidental expenses. All these…
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Truckers Proud of Everyday Safety

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect America and the world, one thing has not changed:  the dedication of our nation’s truckers to everyday safety. We continue to deliver needed medical supplies, food and other merchandise that are needed by the American people.  As an industry that is in constant contact with the public, truckers…

Summer Wellness Tips for Truck Drivers

Being on the road can mean missing out on time with family, friends, and summer parties. The upcoming 4th of July holiday brings BBQ’s, fireworks, the celebration of our Independence, and of course fun activities like sparklers! Veltri drivers are lucky enough to be home for most of these important events, but we know that…

Holiday Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

The AAA predicts, “that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season. The record-breaking 112.5 million travelers taking to the nation’s runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year .” This means possible delays, traffic congestion,and impaired or distracted drivers, all combined with the unpredictable…

The 5 Keys to Reduced Stress Driving

If done with the wrong mentality, operating a CVM on the public roadway can be a high stress job. Excessive stress can manifest as road rage and aggressive driving if not managed properly. As the face of our company, we always expect all our drivers to operate safely and with the highest level of professionalism.…

Truck Driver Safety and Compliance – Don’t make yourself a target!

Driver safety and compliance are vital in our industry today. When an inspector pulls a truck for inspection their main objective is to remove unsafe vehicles and drivers from the public roadway. They are also looking to ensure that both truck and driver are in full compliance with federal regulations. If you aren’t in compliance…

Spring (and Summer) Forward

A safety refresher for the warm months We’re a bit biased, but there’s nothing quite like America in the summertime. The windows come down, the highways stretch through fields of green and the sunsets hang lazy in the sky. It’s enough to make anyone want to turn up the music a bit louder and hit…

Simple Stress Relief Strategies for Truck Drivers

Even though our dedicated and professional Veltri truck drivers enjoy the relaxed comfort of their own homes at the end of a long workday, being a commercial truck driver is definitely not a stress-free occupation. Serving a region that contains some of the “snowiest cities in the United States” brings numerous weather-related challenges. Add to…