October 22nd, 2016 | Phoenix Truck Driving Institute

Once you have earned your truck driving certification and begun your new career on the road, you will soon start looking for entertainment during the long hours. With new technology and options, there are several ways to keep you entertained and alert while driving on the road.

Listen to Audiobooks

If you have ever wanted hours on end to read your favorite books, then settle for the next best option—audiobooks. Depending on the length of the book, audiobooks can take up anywhere from 4 to 60 hours of listening time. With the advancement of technology, you can also download audiobooks as you want, so you won’t have dozens of CDs cluttering up your cab.

Catch up on Podcasts

For the times when you want to listen to something more current, there are hundreds of podcasts to find. These podcasts could be from your favorite radio personalities, celebrity bloggers, and so much more. There are several smartphone apps that stream current and past podcasts for your listening pleasure.

Listen to Music

Listening to music, either through the radio or your own personal collection, is another great way to pass the time and keep yourself entertained. You can listen to your favorite songs or genres, or you can download new songs to learn and love. If you are depending on the radio to offer songs or stations, bring a backup option in case there is no service while out on the road.

Dictate Your Thoughts

Instead of a listener, you may be a talker; consider bringing an audio recorder with you during your long hauls. You may have a budding novel waiting for this quiet, dedicated time to spring forth. Research audio recorders and talk-to-text technology to ensure you are receiving a quality product.

You will always be entertained and learning with Phoenix Truck Driving Institute. Learn from the seasoned professionals at our truck driving school in Phoenix, and you will have a career for life. We are available for your call at (877) 295-5372.