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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 Guide To Becoming A Truck Driver will help get you started in the trucking industry

Choosing A CDL School

We have a series of articles that will help you understand how to choose the right truck driving school

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We have a ton of information on the company-sponsored CDL training programs.

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Here you'll find our directory of truck driving schools by state.

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Our Most Recent Trucking Blogs

The Employment Market For Truck Drivers Is Hyper Competitive

Posted on 7 December 2017

According to recruiters at major trucking companies, the demand for truck drivers is extremely high and recruiting environment is hyper competitive.

Confessions Of An Owner Operator

Posted on 30 November 2017

Most owner operators famously exaggerate their profitability numbers, but a few gave us the real scoop, and here's what they had to say...

The Hardest Part of Starting a Trucking Career

Posted on 17 November 2017

Driving the truck isn't the hardest part about getting your career started in trucking. The bad information out there is the biggest problem for most new drivers.

The Complete Guide To Pulling A Chemical Tanker

Posted on 13 November 2017

Pulling a chemical tanker is dangerous business. How dangerous? Does it pay more? Is there a lot of manual labor involved? We'll cover it all.

Prudence Seems To Be Lacking In Some Rookie Truck Drivers

Posted on 9 November 2017

Prudence is critical when it comes to surviving your first year as a truck driver, but it's something many people seem to be lacking. Here's a good example.

The Natural Progression Of A Truck Driver's Career

Posted on 7 November 2017

Is becoming an owner operator really a step up in your trucking career or are you walking off a cliff? What is the pinnacle of success in trucking?

Keepin' Your Cool: Managing Road Rage

Posted on 3 November 2017

Even professional drivers get angry with other drivers sometimes. You have to keep it under control. We'll explain the dangers of road rage and how to prevent it.

Why I Prefer Paid CDL Training Over Private CDL Training

Posted on 26 October 2017

I feel paid cdl training, or company-sponsored training, has several advantages over a private truck driving school. I'll cover the differences and my reasons in this article.

Drivers Share Their Biggest Misconceptions And Surprises About A Career In Trucking

Posted on 7 September 2017

Truck driving is far more difficult and complex than people expect. We asked experienced drivers what the biggest surprises and misconceptions are about this career.

The Right Strategy For Earning More Miles And Better Pay

Posted on 24 August 2017

If you want to be at the top of the pay list you're going to have to earn it. Here are some strategies for getting more miles and making more money.

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