Safety

‘7-Second Following Distance? Really?!’ — A Truck Driver’s Perspective

By Henry Frautschy Apr 18, 2017

Is a seven-second following distance reasonable for truck drivers? Even in traffic? A Schneider driver shares his insightful perspective.

How to Maximize Your Miles: 9 Tips From Schneider’s 2016 Highest Mileage Driver

By The Schneider Guy Mar 24, 2017

Mario Tobar drove more miles in 2016 than anyone else in Schneider's fleet, and he gets home weekly. Here are his tips to maximize your miles.

Choosing the Right Time: Being the Patient Professional Truck Driver

By Henry Frautschy Mar 16, 2017

A professional truck driver needs a different mindset than a motorist. Here's what it really looks and feels like to be a patient professional on the road.

4 Truck Driver Skills Beyond the Driver's Seat

By Sharon Nader Feb 24, 2017

Truckers drive trucks for a living, but professional drivers have many more skills as well, including these four.

How to Safely Descend a Mountain Grade With an Automated Manual Transmission

By Dan Drella Feb 9, 2017
Schneider tested the D-12 Automated Manual Transmission on Oregon’s Emigrant Hill to determine best practices for descending a mountain with the technology. 

The Reverse Curse: 6 Truck Driver Tips to Master Slow Maneuvering

By Sharon Nader Feb 7, 2017
Slow maneuvers are one of the easiest ways to ruin a good, safe driving record. Use these tips to master the art of slow maneuvering.

How to Apply for a TWIC Card

By The Schneider Guy Jan 24, 2017
A Transportation Worker Identification Credential opens up more freight opportunities for drivers. Learn how to obtain a TWIC card and boost your career.

Video: Inside Schneider's Warehouse Environment and Career Opportunities

By Christine Suhadolc Jan 12, 2017
Ever wonder what it's like behind all those garage doors? Go behind the scenes, hear from Schneider's warehouse associates and start your warehouse career.

Top 5 Truck Driver New Year's Resolutions

By The Schneider Guy Jan 2, 2017
The start of a new year presents a perfect opportunity to improve. Use these truck driver New Year's Resolutions to get your year in gear.

Schneider Updates Driver Speed Stance

By Rob Reich Nov 16, 2016
After performing extensive analysis and considering driver feedback, Schneider is excited to announce an update to our driver speed stance.

How to Get a Hazmat Endorsement

By The Schneider Guy Nov 8, 2016
Having a Hazardous Materials (hazmat) endorsement on your CDL opens up more options for better loads. Learn how to obtain the endorsement. 

Safety Tips on How to Drive in Fog

By Herb Moring Oct 31, 2016
Fog can pose an extremely dangerous hazard for truck drivers and motorists alike. Use these tips to drive safely in foggy conditions.