News & Notes

Thursday, 25 June 2020 10:34
The Fourth of July is arguably one of the most anticipated holidays in the country. It's a time for Americans to come together to celebrate their heritage, the nation's founding history, and their independence. People across the U.S. usually travel during the holiday to attend events or celebrate with friends…
Thursday, 18 June 2020 13:54
Truck drivers earn good salaries without taking on the financial burden of student loans associated with a 4-year college degree. With minimal training costs to earn a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), men and women from all walks of life enjoy steady work and tremendous job security. But not everyone is…
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:37
If you like truck driving but prefer to stay closer to home, a regional driving job may be a good fit for you. Many regional drivers get weekends at home and more time with family and friends. A regional route is often consistent, with truckers driving the same route on…
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 14:16
Truck drivers once ranked among America’s unsung heroes. Until the pandemic put the men and women who deliver the goods and materials that keep communities afloat, little attention was paid to the stress, anxiety, and conditions that chip away at truckers’ mental health. The shuttering of rest areas, bathrooms, motels,…
Thursday, 30 April 2020 14:40
American truck drivers have felt an uneven impact due to the COVID-19 crisis. There are trucking companies that cannot keep up with shipping demands and desperately need more qualified CDL driving professionals behind the wheel. At the other end of the spectrum, many non-essential products aren’t moving, and companies have…
Thursday, 16 April 2020 09:55
Packed highways with endless lines of cars may be an inconvenience for motorists, but they present a serious financial danger for the trucking industry. Congestion increases the cost of trucking by billions of dollars annually. It slows down deliveries, interrupts supply chains and adds to driver fatigue. Worse, the number…
Thursday, 09 April 2020 16:35
While American truck drivers rise up to do their patriotic duty of delivering essential goods and products to communities, cybercriminals have also been hard at work. Digital thieves launched an unprecedented number of coronavirus-themed scams targeting an anxious and information-starved public. Even though it may seem obscene even for criminals…
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 14:27
You likely already know that high blood pressure can be a cause of serious health risks and issues. However, you may not know that your commercial driver’s license could also be at risk. If you need a little extra motivation to get your blood pressure under control, this may be…
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 14:25
As a truck driver, getting your cargo from point A to point B safely is perhaps your most important responsibility. To do so, you need to be awake, alert and focused. There are many hazards on the road, the vast majority of which can be avoided by a focused driver.…
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 15:34
Jump to Infographic: Statistics Point To Key Factors In Truck Accidents The truck driver shortage has placed a difficult burden on America’s truck drivers. Incidents of fatal truck driving accidents and difficult challenges demonstrate that the hard-working men and women of America’s roads and highways take considerable risk. Every year, thousands…
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