Tuesday, 10 September 2019 12:08
All truckers know that keeping an eye on the rearview mirror is important. The future of trucking is looking pretty bright, with over 3.5 million people employed as truck driving professionals, but the history of trucking matters as well. How much do you understand about the history of the trucking…
Sunday, 01 September 2019 12:11
Living in the technology age has impacted the lifestyle of everyday Americans in large and small ways. From the constant connectivity we enjoy — or rue — to smart technologies and even the friendly Alexa, who plays our favorite music, sets morning alarms, and answers our every question, we are…
Friday, 30 August 2019 13:22
If you’ve been a truck driver for any amount of time, you likely know how challenging it can be to be budget-conscious. Like other professionals, truck drivers need to be smart with their money to save for the future and provide for their families. However, this can be difficult while…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 09:36
Many truckers agree the first year of a trucking career is the hardest. If you have reached this milestone, congratulations! You now have an opportunity to take stock of where you are currently, and where you would like to be in the future. Now that you've reached the one-year benchmark,…
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 08:08
As a professional truck driver, sooner or later you will have to stop at a weigh station. You may regard this as a minor inconvenience, but weigh stations serve an invaluable purpose in ensuring the safety of everyone on the road, including you. Understanding the weigh station rules and procedures…
Monday, 05 August 2019 09:01
The number of fatal crashes involving big rigs prompted Congress to propose federal legislation calling for a uniform speed limit for trucks. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle appear to be motivated by the uptick in tragic accidents reported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). A 9…
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 11:13
If you have been thinking about a career as a commercial truck driver, you are already on your way to a well-paying and rewarding career. Like any professional position, you should anticipate need a certain level of education and training before hitting the road. In the case of trucking careers,…
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 13:25
Professional truck drivers have a great opportunity to pursue new experiences and see places they otherwise wouldn’t get a chance to pass through. To get the most out of a trucking career, sometimes you need to know when you have to move on. Whether it’s a change of scenery, a…
Thursday, 27 June 2019 13:58
Many truck drivers enter the industry because the pay is good, and the jobs are secure. But not many of the young men and women who earn their CDL are thinking about retirement. In fact, it’s not uncommon for people who opted for a career in the trucking industry over…
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 14:40
When the heat builds up on a summer day, a pop-up storm isn’t too far behind it. Inclement weather in the summertime can include heavy rain, gusty winds, hail, flash floods, and even the occasional tornado. These summer storms can be unpredictable, and they can also leave quite a bit…
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