December 22nd, 2017 | Blog

Commercial drivers spend many hours on the road, and as such, boredom and fatigue are real threats that drivers must worry about. Sleeping well, eating properly, and exercising can help you stay in shape and alert, but it’s nice to have something to keep your attention on while you drive. Keep reading for examples of a few types of great audiobooks for your next long-haul drive.

Entertainment

You might not be able to find every book ever written in audiobook form, but there is a surprising number of books to choose from when you want to hear one read to you. Commercial driving requires you to keep your attention on the road at all times. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t listen to your favorite comedian’s autobiography while you’re on a long stretch of open road. If you’re trying not to overplay your favorite album while you’re driving, you might find an audiobook about the musician or band’s roots that will give you insight as to how the songs were written.

Information

If you’re the type of person who wants to take every possible opportunity to learn something new and useful, seek out a few informative audiobooks before you set out on your next long-haul drive. Not all audiobooks are fiction or autobiographies, and you can learn a great deal about the topics that interest you while you work. If you want to continue to improve your performance on the job, you can even look for audiobooks that offer driving tips. This way you can try the tips out as you listen to them.

The Yuma Truck Driving School is dedicated to helping new commercial drivers earn their CDLs so they can get jobs in the trucking industry. If you’re interested in enrolling in one of our classes, call us at (888) 647-3239 or stop by for an open house.