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…
Friday, 21 June 2019 14:43
Whether you have just begun a rewarding career as a CDL professional or you’re an experienced freight hauler, it’s never too early to learn how to save money as a truck driver. Right now, the truck driving money is good. The surging economy and driver shortage have wages on the…
Thursday, 13 June 2019 09:36
You're a professional driver and trucking is your living. The specialized CDL license you've earned is what enables you to generate your income, and CDL accidents can jeopardize your license and your livelihood. Avoiding preventable accidents is a key factor in earning a living through your commercial driving license. The…
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 09:14
“Head out on the highway. Lookin' for adventure.” The lyrics from Steppenwolf’s 1969 smash hit captures the freedom and exhilaration of the truck driver lifestyle. Although the song has largely been associated with motorcycle riding, truckers enjoy the freedoms of the open road like no other professional. Whether sitting up…
Saturday, 01 June 2019 12:40
As a self-employed trucker, you're well aware of the overhead costs of your work. There's more to it than just fuel, rig maintenance and on-the-road food costs. Trucking insurance can account for a significant portion of your operating costs. Commercial truck insurance can, in fact, cost several thousand dollars per…
Friday, 31 May 2019 13:07
When it comes time to apply for jobs after receiving your CDL, you might find yourself wondering, ‘How do I choose a trucking company?’ We can’t tell you what the right choice is – as every truck driver looks for something different in an employer – but we can tell…
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