News & Notes

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 08:17
Truck driving is one of the important jobs in the country. Truck drivers are responsible for moving 71% of all freight in the United States. They work hard and around the clock. Unfortunately, truck driving is sometimes given a bad reputation. We’re here to set the record straight. Explore our…
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10:23
No matter what happens after 2020, there are millions of jobs that will never come back. But nearly overnight, the nation's dependence on the trucking industry to deliver food, water, personal protective equipment, and other essential goods became evident. There will always be a need for truck drivers. So, if…
Monday, 09 November 2020 10:41
In some professions, a gap exists between book smarts and practical experience. For truck drivers, getting a CDL learners permit and then passing the road skills test is just half the battle. That’s largely because delivering goods and materials to communities isn’t just a job. Trucking is a lifestyle that…
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 13:06
Maybe you saw an ad or someone said trucking is a great career, either way, you have some questions. You aren't sure if becoming a commercial truck driver is the right move for you. You might not even know exactly what they do or how to pursue a career in…
Monday, 28 September 2020 08:24
When truck accidents occur, news media often villainizes the driver and the entire trucking industry. It discusses exhausted drivers and speeding truckers but rarely considers whether the passenger vehicle driver or other injured parties may be at fault. Currently, there are no laws on having cameras in trucks. These dashcams…
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 10:54
With truck drivers in high demand, the time has never been better to become a truck driver or hone your skills to make more money.  If you've been on the road for a few years, you may think that you're making as much money as you can. However, there are…
Friday, 18 September 2020 13:56
Truck driving has been the backbone of the economy for ages. Until recently, truck driving has never faced a shortage of drivers. According to the American Trucking Association, the truck driving industry was short by about 60,000 drivers at the end of this decade. This is because loyalists such as boomers…
Monday, 31 August 2020 09:48
Driving the right route is one of the most essential parts of a truck driver’s job. Timeliness is important in the industry, so getting lost can be a serious problem. Historically, truck drivers used maps, guidebooks and their knowledge of the roads to get around. Today, there is a better…
Monday, 24 August 2020 10:40
Your mirrors are one of the most important pieces of safety equipment on your truck. You already know you need to keep them clean, adjust them properly to reduce your blind spots, and stay alert. Currently, side mirrors are legally required in the United States; but there are now trucks…
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 13:49
It’s no news that protecting your data and privacy is very important in today’s digital world. With the rise of electronic devices and new technologies, knowing how and what steps to take to protect your data and privacy is becoming increasingly more important within the trucking industry. A 2019 industry…
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