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Safe Driving Tips from Drivers with 20 Years Experience

Posted on January 10, 2017

Solid advice backed by 20 years of driving experience As a truck driver, it’s crucial to practice safe driving in order to increase efficiency and, more importantly, keep you alive. First and foremost, at Crete Carrier, our number one principle…

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Jarrell Byrd

Driver Feature: Jarrell Byrd, A Simple Old Country Boy

Posted on December 2, 2016

live simple and stay organized Jarrell Byrd is just one of Crete’s dedicated drivers making a life behind the wheel. He has racked up close to 2 million miles and continues to work hard to be the best driver he…

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healthy lifestyle

Creating a Healthy Lifestyle and Sticking to it

Posted on November 28, 2016

Creating a healthy lifestyle takes determination As a driver, you already know that you face an uphill battle when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. It’s more challenging to find and buy groceries you can keep on the truck,…

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make more money

7 Tips to Make More Money – A Driver’s Guide to Success

Posted on November 4, 2016

looking to make more money over-the-road? If you’re looking to make more money as a truck driver these tips may help. We interviewed some of our best drivers to find out some of the keys to their success. There were 11…

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Driver Feature: Thomas Thomas – The Halloween Man

Posted on October 29, 2016

Life outside the Truck Bearing the name Thomas Thomas isn’t the only interesting thing this Crete Carrier driver brings to the table. Summers in the San Juan Islands, jumping from planes, magazine features, and the nickname Halloween Man are just…

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A Look at Trucking Around the World

Posted on October 25, 2016

Want a glimpse into Trucking around the world? Truck driving is a lifestyle, one that differs within place and culture along with regulations and guidelines. It’s clear that trucking varies drastically in different parts of the world, but one thing…

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CPAP Machine

Conquer the CPAP Machine – Tips for new users

Posted on October 20, 2016

How to get used to your CPAP Machine You’ve been tested and diagnosed with sleep apnea and are ready to begin your treatment. One major concern you have is adjusting to your CPAP machine. We have put together a list of…

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trucking apps

Trucking Apps you Need to Make Life Easier

Posted on October 15, 2016

There are trucking apps for that Nearly everyone has a smartphone these days and apps have become a way of life. There are apps available to do just about anything. In fact, you are probably familiar with the saying “there’s…

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Electronic Communication

Ways to Improve Your Electronic Communication

Posted on October 8, 2016

Electronic Communication can make or break your working relationships Electronic communication is a lifeline for drivers on the road. In fact, most communication is now done through a text, Qualcomm message, or email. There are many benefits, including the ability…

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Surviving Winter

7 Essential Items you Need for Surviving Winter

Posted on September 27, 2016

Surviving Winter isn’t an easy task. We’re here to help. A smart driver is a prepared driver. Thanks to Murphy’s Law we can always expect the worst in winter conditions, that’s why being prepared is always key. A lot of…

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