Roadcheck 2017 Is June 6-8 – Get Ready!

Roadcheck 2017 is next week! Taking place June 6–8, 2017, this 72-hour period of intense and increased nationwide inspections of commercial motor vehicles is extremely important. Inspectors primarily conduct the North American Standard Level I Inspection which means preparation is critical to be violation free this year. According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) […]

Proposed Legislation Would, if Passed, Allow Commercial Services at Public Rest Areas

Last month, Congressman Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) introduced legislation that would, if passed, allow states to add commercial services to public rest areas such as restaurants and convenience stores. But not everyone is onboard. Shortly after the Congressional proposal, The National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO), who have been vocal in […]

ATRI Survey Results Paint A Bleak Picture Of FMCSA’s Medical Examiner Registry

In a joint collaboration, The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) and Mayo Clinic surveyed over 900 commercial drivers, 300 motor carriers, and 1,200 certified medical examiners (CMEs). Their goal was to pinpoint the impacts that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NCRME) has had on the trucking industry […]

Driving Ambition’s Driver Spotlight: Meet Dave Baesman

As a multiple recipient of Driving Ambition’s Driver of the Month, David “Dave” Baesman is someone we frequently get requests for from companies. His work ethic and positive attitude have established him as an “accountable, go-to driver” in the industry and we’re proud to call him a Driving Ambition Driver. Where are you from originally, […]

A Driver’s Guide to Combating the Dangers of Sitting All Day

There’s no getting around it—sitting for long periods of time is simply part of a driver’s job. The World Health Organization estimates that inactivity, or sedentary lifestyles, kills nearly six million people a year and has been linked to increased risks of heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, cancer, and early death. With research pointing to […]

DON’T FORGET: Come Visit Us At MATS!

It’s time once again to head down to Louisville for the Mid-America Trucking Show being held March 23-25. All of us at Driving Ambition couldn’t be more excited to exhibit again at MATS. We hope you stop by our booth to say hi! We’ll be in the West Wing – booth #66149. MATS is held each […]

Cultivating Healthy Eating Habits

March is National Nutrition Month, and courtesy of NPTC we have great tips for keeping healthy! The challenge for you as a professional driver is that when you’re hungry and on the run, fast food can really hit the spot. It’s quick, tasty, and, best of all, convenient. But it’s also loaded with calories, sugar, […]

Driving Ambition Driver Spotlight: Meet Damien Keeting

At Driving Ambition, providing you content that is relevant, informative, and above all useful means talking with the folks actually working in the industry, not just those who write about it. Driving Ambition’s first driver profile features Tennessee native, Damien Keeting who touches on everything from his experience in the industry to his journey to […]