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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

Should Drivers Refuse To Work For Companies With Forced Dispatch?

Posted on 13 February 2018

Forced dispatch means a driver can not refuse a load assignment. Is this fair? Should a driver have that right?

According To Dispatch, 1 Out Of 5 Drivers Does A Great Job

Posted on 1 February 2018

Do you know what it takes to be successful in trucking? Are you willing to compete? Are you capable of performing at a high level? Here is what it takes.

Trucking Is A Competition Between Drivers. Can You Hang With The Big Dogs?

Posted on 25 January 2018

It's not a huge stretch to compare the trucking industry, a completely performance based enterprise, to the business of professional sports.

Busting The Free Agent Myth In Trucking

Posted on 23 January 2018

New drivers think they'll be free agents after graduating from school but there's more to the story they don't understand.

I'm A Trucker. What's Your Superpower?

Posted on 18 January 2018

A really good trucker is a Superhero in my estimation. They do things that most people are completely incapable of.

What It Takes To Be A Top Tier Driver

Posted on 9 January 2018

A Top Tier Driver is an elite professional who is in high demand and makes great money. What makes them the elite? Find out here.

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.

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