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  • Truck Stops In Alaska That Experience Extremely Dense TrafficWritten May 13, 2013 by admin under

    When you are a truck driver in Alaska, you probably want to get a sense of which stops experience very dense traffic. You need to learn for certain factors when determining the location of these stops. Of course, if you are near Juneau, the capital, then it is more likely that you are going to…

  • The Politics Of The Alaskan Trucking IndustryWritten May 11, 2013 by admin under

    Reality television programing has given many people a skewed perception of the state of Alaska and the people who live there. Despite the impression given by a current popular television program, the Alaska trucking industry is not riddled with political intrigue, subterfuge and cloak-and-dagger activities. It’s just an industry. It’s hard work and the roads…

  • Why You Need A Truck In AlaskaWritten May 9, 2013 by admin under

    The state of Alaska allows people an opportunity to get an up close and personal relationship with the great outdoors. Here are some of the reasons why a truck is a must-have commodity in Alaska. Adverse Weather Alaska is known for its snow-laden roads and frigid temperatures. These icy conditions require the use of a…

  • Why Professional Truckers Prosper In AlaskaWritten May 7, 2013 by admin under

    The salary for Alaska truckers, in 2010, was the highest in the United States at 23.20 an hour or 48,250 a year, about 18 higher than the average. There aren’t very many of them. Out of the 1.5 million truckers in the country, only 3,260 of them worked in Alaska. There’s a reason truckers get…

  • Trucks That Can Handle The Rigorous Alaskan TerrainWritten May 4, 2013 by admin under

    The Alaskan landscape presents some insurmountable obstacles for most vehicles. Here are some trucks that are capable of tackling the rigorous Alaskan terrain. Ford F-150 SVT Raptor This muscular pickup truck is designed to handle virtually any barrier in its way. With 411 horsepower and 434 pound-feet of torque on tap, the Raptor has enough…