News & Notes

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…
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 08:13
Choosing from among the many available truck driver 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…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 10:31
April has been designated National Distracted Driving awareness 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…
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 09:02
So, you’ve been driving trucks for a while and think you may be ready to take the next step in your trucking career. Could you be cut out to become an owner operator of your own trucking company? Gain an understanding of what it takes to act as a successful…
Monday, 01 April 2019 13:30
Even with sick leave, paid time off, and other benefits, no one can afford to get sick. For truck drivers, a week off can really impact your bottom line, but it also leaves clients in the lurch and inconveniences your employer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep…
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 15:19
I’ve been around a while. When I started recruiting truck drivers for a large Midwest trucking company in the early 1990’s, it was done so with a land-line telephone (not a rotary dial, although I have used one), a pencil, and a pad of paper. We had a waiting list…
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 09:43
There are many different types of trucking jobs, but deciding which one is right for your particular needs can be difficult. If you’re considering a change of pace in terms of your career, the trucking industry could be a great match for you. Plenty of different types of driving jobs…
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 11:12
Driving a truck can be a risky job, and not just because more time on the road means more exposure to risk factors for traffic accidents. The bigger risks are risks to one’s health that come from the physical toll that long hours behind the wheel can take. Drivers face…
Thursday, 28 February 2019 08:44
It’s hard not to stand out when you’re new at something, and usually it’s not in the way you hope. It’s an unfortunate part of starting any new job, but everyone has a learning phase that involves making mistakes. Part of making it to the point where you feel confident…
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:56
Truck drivers spend multiple days in a row on the road. It is easy to get in the habit of just going to one of your favorite truck stops and eating whatever fast food happens to be available. However, constantly eating greasy food and drinking soda is not good for…
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