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TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare you for a great start to your trucking career.

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Our Most Recent Trucking Blogs

Don't You Dare Miss That Sign

Posted on 17 April 2018

Truck drivers must learn to read every sign on the highway. This article will help you understand how many ways signs are critical to truck drivers.

Truckers Need Extraordinary Responsibility And Self-Reliance

Posted on 12 April 2018

Trucking requires a much higher level of responsibility and self-reliance than most professions out there. You have to make smart decisions and handle things yourself.

Some Of The Toughest Obstacles Rookie Truck Drivers Face

Posted on 10 April 2018

Getting through your first year in trucking is a real challenge for everyone. Here are some of the toughest obstacles you'll face as a rookie driver.

Finding The Motivation To Keep On Trucking

Posted on 5 April 2018

Burnout or homesickness can kill a truck driver's motivation. Here are some helpful ways to manage your time and keep yourself motivated out there.

Four Traps That New Truck Drivers Fall Into

Posted on 3 April 2018

There are four common traps that new drivers fall into, and it often means the end of their career before it really got started. Don't fall for these.

The Mental Side of Trucking: Decision Making

Posted on 27 March 2018

One of the most critical skills a truck driver must have is the ability to evaluate information and make good decisions. Some will even mean life or death.

The Web Of Lies And Misinformation

Posted on 22 March 2018

If you look around the Web you'll find tons of bad information, outright lies, and half truths about the trucking industry. In today's Web, who can you trust?

How To Maximize Your Pay During A Time Of High Driver Demand

Posted on 20 March 2018

Demand for drivers is at an all time high, so what can you do to take advantage of this trend and earn the big money? This is what you should do.

Why I'm More Than Just A Number At My Mega-Carrier

Posted on 15 March 2018

Everyone thinks you'll just be a faceless number at the mega trucking carriers. I'm proof this isn't true. Here is why they know me at my mega carrier.

Do I Have What It Takes To Be A Successful Truck Driver?

Posted on 13 March 2018

Choosing the right trucking company is not the key to success. Being a great driver is. You'll be happy anywhere. Here's what it takes to make it in trucking.

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