Love at First Drive

Oct 10 2017

Love at First Drive
While truck driving cross-country over 20 years ago, fate brought two amazing people together. Debra, who had been driving for a large carrier for only five weeks, and J.B. Hunt driver William crossed paths on a stretch of I70 East. Debra said she remembered passing the J.B. Hunt truck – the old brown cabover – […] Read more

No responses yet

Industry Advice for New Truck Drivers

Oct 09 2017

Industry Advice for New Truck Drivers
Every day, new drivers are earning their CDL A, learning to master the 18-wheeler and entering the transportation industry. Many of you are excited, yet nervous to hit the road and are looking for guidance. We asked veteran J.B. Hunt drivers, who remember being in your seats, to offer advice to new drivers that will […] Read more

No responses yet

Part Time Driver Values Free Time with Grandkids

Oct 05 2017

Part Time Driver Values Free Time with Grandkids
Intermodal driver Xavier doesn’t work on Saturdays. His manager knows that Saturdays are reserved for his grandchildren. “Sometimes, they say ‘Hey, would you like to come in Saturday?’ and I say, ‘What? And miss taking my granddaughter to the park and for ice cream. You’re kidding me!’” Xavier said with a chuckle. Throughout his career […] Read more

No responses yet

Destined to Drive: Vernon

Oct 01 2017

Destined to Drive: Vernon
Walking into the J.B. Hunt intermodal yard in Haslet, Texas early on a Thursday morning, we are greeted by the smiling face of a driver named Vernon. Within minutes of our arrival and catching up with the driver and his managers, it is apparent that Vernon’s smile is infectious to everyone around him. Vernon has been with […] Read more

No responses yet

Family Fun in J.B. Hunt’s Junior Driver Training Camp

Sep 27 2017

Family Fun in J.B. Hunt’s Junior Driver Training Camp
J.B. Hunt drivers tend to be routed to Northwest Arkansas for training and various events at J.B. Hunt’s corporate office, but this summer, their families had the opportunity to visit the home office too. Twenty-nine drivers came to the region to compete in the Arkansas Truck Driving Championship and many brought their families for encouragement […] Read more

No responses yet

2017 Truck Driver Appreciation Month Recap

Sep 25 2017

2017 Truck Driver Appreciation Month Recap
Over 140 appreciation events were planned this September to express J.B. Hunt’s gratitude for drivers dedicated to keeping our nation moving. Events included delicious cookouts and catered food, baseball games, amusement parks and fun family activities at local parks, as well as raffles and carnival games. Many drivers enjoyed new J.B. Hunt gear, gift cards, […] Read more

No responses yet

J.B. Hunt Driver Witnesses Accident and Saves Life

Sep 21 2017

J.B. Hunt Driver Witnesses Accident and Saves Life
On Saturday, September 2, 2017, Intermodal driver Brian was traveling to one of his regular customers when he witnessed a single vehicle accident. The vehicle had crossed the highway and run into a light pole on the shoulder. Brian quickly sprang into action and pulled over to help the driver. The vehicle was badly damaged; […] Read more

52 responses so far

Woman Driver Shows Perseverance On and Off the Road

Sep 18 2017

Woman Driver Shows Perseverance On and Off the Road
Regional driver Andrea’s 10-year career with J.B. Hunt has been filled with a number of impressive achievements – receiving the Driver of the Month award, being an Arkansas Truck Driving Championship contestant and becoming a one million mile safe driver. However, her successful career in trucking hardly compares to her long-standing achievements off the road. […] Read more

No responses yet

September Is Truck Driver Appreciation Month!

Sep 11 2017

September Is Truck Driver Appreciation Month!
This month, we’re celebrating J.B. Hunt drivers across the country with numerous special events and gifts. Drivers and their families are being treated to warm breakfasts, tasty cookouts, BBQs, catered lunches and delicious dinners. Family activities include playing volleyball, racquetball, softball, soccer and bowling as well as enjoying a Dodger’s baseball game, a day at […] Read more

No responses yet

Truck Drivers Keep Our Nation Moving

Sep 01 2017

Truck Drivers Keep Our Nation Moving
America’s economy depends on over two million truck drivers to deliver raw material and final products to various manufacturers and retailers all over the United States. Without their wheels moving, our country would stop moving, literally – fuel supplies for cars, ships, trains and planes would start to run out in just one to two days. […] Read more

No responses yet

« Newer - Older »