News & Notes

Monday, 11 June 2018 13:37
Truck driving jobs mean you live in your truck, and living in your truck means you need to pack it all! The essentials, entertainment options and work related items for a smooth ride. With this checklist, you’ll be able to pack the important stuff! Share this Image On Your Site…
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:20
The American Trucking Associations estimates that the truck driver shortage is currently about 50,000 to 60,000. Drivers have more opportunities now to command higher salaries, especially as unemployment numbers continue to fall. Trucking jobs can be lucrative, especially for Millennials, women, racial minorities and other demographics currently underrepresented in the…
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 10:41
Trucking is a great way to see the world, but there are a few downsides. Trying to determine whether the gas prices in front of you are the best or if gas is cheaper ten miles down the road? Wondering if you should mentally prepare for rain or will enjoy…
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 14:15
American truck drivers are responsible for moving the food and products that keeping the nation going. While truckers do immeasurable good for everyday people, underworld figures are using our roadways for human exploitation. Human trafficking has become an international plague that garners billions of dollars for criminals by victimizing women,…
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:59
The trucking industry is one where drivers face significant pressure, both from the trucking companies for which they work and from lawmakers who seek to keep other motorists safe on the roads. Unfortunately, this ends up placing a significant amount of stress upon drivers as they try to follow the…
Thursday, 15 March 2018 11:04
Showers are just as important for truck drivers as they are for everyone else. After hours and even days on the road, you deserve a nice hot shower to wash the grime and the stress away.  Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Showers While Trucking Sign up for…
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 09:49
Trucking is not an easy gig. In fact, it’s incredibly competitive. In 1980, average American truckers made an annual salary equal to over $110,000 by today’s standards—adjusted for inflation. Today’s truckers, meanwhile, make approximately $40,000 per year. Experienced industry operators are working harder. They’re also working longer hours. While innovations…
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:57
Sign-on bonuses are found nearly everywhere in the trucking industry, $2,000, $8,000, $10,000…these are some of the most common sizes of sign-on bonuses you will see offered by trucking companies today. Almost every carrier in the US is offering some sort of sign-on bonus to new hires. Yes, it would…
Friday, 19 January 2018 15:00
Truck drivers who take drugs are more than just a deadly presence on the roadways. These drivers disrupt the trucking industry by increasing trucking insurance rates and driving up turnover rates. One of the most dangerous drugs currently affecting the United States is opioids. Even more concerning is the fact that…
Friday, 12 January 2018 11:42
The list of trucking companies who once proudly employed professional drivers and owner operators to travel America’s highways moving freight has diminished significantly over the years. There is even a Facebook page dedicated to these trucking companies titled, Fallen Flags of Old Trucking Companies. Recessions, acquisitions, poor management, greed, and…
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