Tourist Spots for Truckers to Visit in 2020 Without the Crowds

It’s a very difficult time to be an essential worker—which is why we have an even greater appreciation for truckers than ever before. But at least, if you’re going to have to be traveling across the country for your job anyway, you might as well see a few tourist spots while no one else can. Here are some great sights that’ll be minus the crowds this year! [...]

Tourist Spots for Truckers to Visit in 2020 Without the Crowds2020-09-17T09:59:59-04:00

Four Stretches to Do After the Long Haul

Although sitting behind the wheel all day does give you the opportunity to admire long stretches of stunning landscapes, it doesn’t really allow you to get in any stretches of your own. But being in the same position for extended periods of time can be bad for both your muscles and your posture, so it’s important that you stretch out after your long haul. Fortunately, trainer John Pimenidis of [...]

Four Stretches to Do After the Long Haul2020-09-15T10:16:55-04:00

Useful Apps and Resources for Truck Drivers

Pilot Flying J. Our very own RTS Lines drivers use this app to find the best places to stop on the road. In addition to helping you locate the best Pilots and Flying J’s on your route, it also allows you to reserve showers and parking spots, cash in on exclusive food offers, and start fueling without leaving the truck. And in recognition of truck drivers, they’re offering free drinks [...]

Useful Apps and Resources for Truck Drivers2020-09-14T10:42:13-04:00

Getting Paid the Way You Want: RTS Payment Options

No matter who you are—a 12-year-old paperboy or a trucking company with 50 power units---you’ve thought about the best way to get paid for your services. But sometimes the answer isn’t so clear. So let’s find out the advantages and disadvantages of each of the four payment options we at RTS offer. What’s behind Door #1? 3% 2-Day Quickpay ACH! This is ideal if you want speed and lower prices. [...]

Getting Paid the Way You Want: RTS Payment Options2020-07-09T09:49:20-04:00

Songs to Keep You Awake on the Road

by Alana Gale “Shine,” by Bishop Gunn. Chosen by: Jackson Eagan, AET. Jackson actually tells you everything you need to know about this jam: “This is one of my favorite songs. It talks about where you’ve been, and where you’re heading to, and how once you get where you want to be, you’ll look back on things a little wiser and you’ll have a story to tell.” [...]

Songs to Keep You Awake on the Road2020-07-09T09:44:51-04:00

How to Show Your Drivers You Appreciate Them This Week (and always!)

by Alana Gale It’s important to tell your truck drivers that you appreciate them (that’s why we’ve been spotlighting a few of our great drivers this week), but as Ben Franklin once said (and as our very own Ben, the COO, often quotes), “Well done is better than well said.” So here are a couple of ways you can show your drivers that you appreciate them: Prioritize their safety. Asking [...]

How to Show Your Drivers You Appreciate Them This Week (and always!)2020-07-09T09:44:57-04:00

Don’t Drive Away Your Good Health: Tips for Staying Healthy as a Truck Driver

by Alana Gale Seeing as it’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and we at RTS are so grateful for all the loads you drivers have helped us get done, we wanted to load you up with information on how to stay healthy in the transportation industry. Yeah, yeah, we know--we’re not the first people to give you advice on this (and we probably won’t be the last). But working with [...]

Don’t Drive Away Your Good Health: Tips for Staying Healthy as a Truck Driver2020-07-09T09:45:03-04:00