Tuesday, 04 April 2017 14:24
Owning a pet can bring both psychological and physiological health benefits for pet owners. Unfortunately, if you're an OTR driver working for a trucking company without a pet policy, you may have to leave your furry friend behind for weeks at a time. The separation can be tough on both you and…
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 11:00
If you have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, or Reserve, you should seriously consider one of the rewarding trucking jobs for military veterans. Many trucking companies across the country make it a priority to hire veterans. By doing so, they not only enhance the life of…
Monday, 20 March 2017 08:43
A career as a truck driver can be extremely rewarding. However, settling into your new job can take some time, and you might hit some rough patches during your first year. Here are some tips to prepare you for the challenges ahead. Prepare Your Budget Truck driving can be a…
Monday, 13 February 2017 09:04
Self-driving vehicles are the next big thing in the automotive world, and technological advances are getting us closer to that reality every day. While we often picture this new technology in a passenger car, our first self-driving vehicles might actually be trucks. Yet this raises an important new question; who's…
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 11:03
Many issues have already arisen in just a short time since Donald J. Trump took office. While immigration laws, women's rights, and foreign policy take most of the press, the trucking industry could face some interesting impacts over the next four years. While there's no way to know exactly what…
Monday, 23 January 2017 09:45
There are approximately 3.5 million truck drivers in the $700 billion U.S. commercial freight-hauling industry trekking more than 430 billion miles each year. Truckers deliver upwards of 71 percent of all materials and goods and are the backbones of American communities. The hardworking men and women who keep the economy…
Friday, 06 January 2017 09:26
One of the best parts of my job is that I get to work with a lot of great trucking companies who employ great people who do great things. The trucking industry has always represented itself well by participating in programs aimed to benefit others. I truly believe it comes…
Monday, 19 December 2016 08:30
Long haul trucking requires time away from family all year-round, but the challenges of truck driving jobs are more pronounced around the holidays. Don't let seasonal worries drag you down or distract you on the road. Stay focused, plan ahead, and make the most of the holidays no matter where…
Monday, 12 December 2016 10:11
Oversized loads present a unique challenge for truck drivers. While they're more difficult to handle than standard loads, they also have several perks that make the job worthwhile. If you're looking for a way to add a challenging twist to your trip or make more money on the next haul,…
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 13:14
In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the text of a rule that requires trucks to use electronic logging devices (ELDs). The mandate has received mixed reactions from those in the trucking industry, with December 2017 set as the deadline for truckers to comply. What exactly…
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