New Year – New Health Goals

Written by Norsemen Drivers

The cold winter months can be extremely hard on people, especially truckers who are in and out of the cold constantly. Being on the road during the coldest time of the year can be tough for many reasons. Healthy Food Choices It can often be hard to eat healthy on the long haul. With the winter months being so cold …

Over the Top Holiday Light Displays in the U.S.

Written by Norsemen Drivers

It is the holiday season which means there are endless amounts of light displays around the country. Some people will simply hang one string of lights along their roof, while others will cover their whole yard in a display that can be seen from an airplane window. The bigger displays are known to draw all kinds of attention. We will …

Pets on the Road

Written by Norsemen Drivers

Pets are a great companion for so many truck drivers! Bringing a pet on the road is becoming more and more popular in the trucking industry. It is important to learn if the company that you work for allows pets on the road before looking into the possibility. It is important to follow all of the guidelines set in place …

Best Snacks for Long Hauls

Written by Norsemen Drivers

Preparing snacks for long hauls is convenient, timely, and healthy. While driving long distances, it is always nice to have a few snacks packed for easy access. Packing snacks makes it so you don’t have to worry about finding more time to stop at restaurants/convenience stores. These snacks can be healthy alternatives from what you may pick up at the …

How to Pass Time While on the Road

Written by Norsemen Drivers

Passing time while on the road is a relevant topic for any driver. Long hauls can be difficult after being on the road for an extended period of time. Although it is important to keep your attention on the road, there are a few different activities you can try to pass time while driving. Some of these are activities you …

Best Food on a Stick & Other Fair Foods

Written by Norsemen Drivers

Fairs and other summer festivals are known for the specific types of foods and vendors there. A common stereotype of summer festival food is the fact that almost everything is sold on a stick. There is a mutual understanding that everything at a fair can be put on a stick, and it will taste 10 times better! There is another …

Who needs sleep? 

Written by Cyndi Fjelstad

From physical to mental, the benefits of getting enough high-quality sleep are many. When it comes to professional drivers, the stakes are even higher because sleep can be the difference between arriving home safe or not.  The average adult needs seven to nine hours of uninterrupted sleep to feel well–rested, although the amount of sleep an individual need varies from …

Norsemen Pride

Written by Norsemen Drivers

Who is Norsemen Trucking? We are a family-owned and operated company that has been in the community for years. Our brand has been successful in growing and changing with the times. As a company, we take pride in our employees, community, and the customers that we serve. Norsemen is known as a great place to work, and we are always …

Top 5 driver violations at roadsides

Written by Cyndi Fjelstad

The top five driver violations cited during roadside inspections in the calendar year 2020 were primarily based on driver behavior.  Violation Speeding 6–10 mph over speed limit (Code 392.25LLS2) Failure to obey traffic control device (Code 392.2C) Failing to use seat belt while operating CMV (Code 392.16) False report of driver‘s record of duty status (Code 395.8E) Lane restriction violation …

Fun Family Travel Games

Written by Norsemen Drivers

Keeping a whole family busy during a car ride can be a daunting task. Finding games and tasks that everyone in the family enjoys can be difficult. It is important to discover games that are both exciting and engaging for all passengers. The games below are sure to keep everyone busy and make time on the road go by quick. …