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…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 09:17
Truck drivers enjoy many of the benefits earned by those who came before them. Working as a CDL driver did not always come with the wages and job security the men and women of the open road currently enjoy. Getting to where truckers are today cost a lot of sweat equity and…
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 09:07
The volatility of diesel prices has reared its ugly head again, and the importance of fuel efficient truck driving cannot be understated. The average cost of fuel was just north of $3 per gallon in May 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, and international political challenges could cause…
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 10:00
By 2024, the driver shortage in the trucking industry is estimated to reach 175,000. Your company could be in serious peril unless you continue to find new employees to fill the void. The best ways to recruit truck drivers involve a two-pronged approach: first, attracting top talent to apply to…
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 08:13
Choosing from among the many available CDL training schools is a decision that deserves a great deal of time and consideration. The right school can help you achieve your goal of becoming a truck driver more quickly than you might expect, while the wrong school can be a waste of…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 10:31
April has been designated National Distracted Driving month due to the excessive number of crashes caused by people taking their eyes off the road, and truck drivers are tasked with being increasingly vigilant. Statistics released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that more than 3,000 people lost…
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