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Tips For Truck Driving In Dangerous Weather Conditions

08 Mar 2019

At the risk of telling many of you ‘how to suck eggs’ it is important at this time of year, when the seasons are changing, for a quick reminder about driving in dangerous weather conditions. Driving in Fog Driving in fog can be one of the most exhausting situations to drive in. Thick fog can…

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Truck Driver Health Tips To Keep You Safe On The Road

15 Feb 2019

Truck drivers exert tons of effort during their long shifts. They work long-haul jobs, travelling lengthy distances with sometimes limited breaks. As such, the nature of their job can cause an unhealthy lifestyle that gives them little time to take care of themselves; including time for them to eat, exercise, or take a long rest.…

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The importance of building a strong personal support network

05 Feb 2019

Humans are social animals. In ancient times we survived because we worked together in tribal groups. Nothing has changed, we still need strong support networks and never has this been more important than for families of professional truck drivers and people that work remotely. When out on the road for work there are so many…

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How to ease the transition when leaving and returning home

07 Mar 2018

When work regularly takes us away from home for periods of time, be it days, weeks or months at a time; the most emotionally stressful periods are generally when we are getting ready to leave or on the way home. The emotional roller coaster of life can result in departures and arrivals that can be…

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How To Stay Connected With Your Kids While Working Away From Home

07 Feb 2018

Working away from home week-in and week-out is a tough gig; there’s no denying it. Trying to stay connected with your kids while you are working away from home for days, weeks or even months at a time can be a massive challenge. When you working away, typically we are very busy and before you…

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How To Have Awesome Long Distance Relationships

03 Jan 2018

If your job takes you far from home on a regular basis, such as working as a truck driver or perhaps you’re in the military and you’ve been transferred overseas; then your relationship is going to be extremely difficult. There is no way to pull punches on this. For a relationship to survive in such…

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What Makes a Perfect Truck Drivers Bag?

08 Dec 2017

We have spent a lot of time over the past five years asking drivers what they want in a work bag. It can be tricky making everyone happy as there is such a wide variety of needs. These range from the driver that only does day shifts, through to the driver that is away from…

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How to keep romance alive in a FIFO relationship

06 Aug 2017

If you are a person who regularly works away from home for long periods, you will have some special challenges when it comes to maintaining long term, loving personal relationships with your partner. Fly In-Fly Out (FIFO) is a method of working that has some great benefits. If you aren’t familiar with FIFO, the practice…

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Brisbane Truck Show

21 Apr 2017

We are very excited to be involved with the Brisbane Truck Show this year. The event will give us the opportunity to display some of our new products including a redesigned DayTripper Bag, Toiletry Bag and Safety Bag. The Brisbane Truck Show Facebook page is giving you the opportunity to win 3 of our bags…

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