Articles by Reagan Payne

Recruiter Spotlight: Total Transport’s Destin Smith

This Director of Recruiting proves that any background is the perfect background for the trucking industry. Starting off in the sports field with college studies in Sports Management, Destin Smith cultivated his marketing skills to…


Beat the Bottlenecks

What causes a truck to slow to 45 miles per hour on a major roadway? You probably ask yourself that every time you get caught up in one of those slowdowns on the highway.Is there…


Million Mile Maxims

Collected from drivers with one million or more miles, here are some tips to keep drivers safe on their everyday treks. 1. Keep an eye out for ice When ice starts to form on antennas…



Answering the Call

Retired Army veteran turns her bakery into a rescue kitchen to help stranded truckers, motorists in Mississippi. By Reagan Payne Evelyn Fletcher was driving back from the Home Depot Sunday night after picking up a…


5 Ways to Check for Trafficking

The following is a list of known indicators that some sort of human trafficking is occurring. If you or anyone you know witnesses any of these situations or something otherwise suspicious, please call the National…


Dates Along the Drive

Valentine’s Day quickly approaches. Many of those who find themselves constantly on the road wonder how to best celebrate this holiday of love from a distance. Even if your Valentine is not a regular ride-along…



14 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Trucker

1. Quick-dry towels Make on-the-go showers quick and easy for your driver! 2. Custom Cartoon Portrait Is your trucker a fan of those yellow characters from Springfield? Get him or her drawn as one! 3….


Recruiter Spotlight: CRST’s Jessica Mims

Over the past several years, Jessica Mims has been recognized for exceeding hiring goals at CRST. Her drive for success and ability to commit to goals is what makes her a successful recruiter. With a…