Many people want to get into trucking as local drivers, but a rookie driver isn't ready for the demands of local trucking jobs. Here's why you should start OTR.
Many new drivers shy away from a company that makes new drivers run team with their mentor during training. There's no reason for concern. Here is how it works...
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?
Forced dispatch means a driver can not refuse a load assignment. Is this fair? Should a driver have that right?
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.
What are the best types of freight for rookies to haul? Which should be avoided? Which pay the best? We'll cover it all right here.
Truck drivers often receive per diem pay each week which is technically a meal expense reimbursement. We'll cover all of the details about per diem here.
The DAC report is a background check used by trucking companies to help determine whether or not a driver is a good candidate for hire.
Trucking companies often make owning or leasing a truck sound like a sure path to riches. But a closer look reveals it isn't nearly that simple.
Recruiters in the trucking industry are a valuable resource, but drivers make one big mistake when speaking with recruiters. Here's what it is...
Isolation from loved ones may be the hardest part of trucking. Sadly, returning home may not end that isolation. It may just reveal the worst consequences.
With all of the negativity surrounding the trucking industry, how do you choose the right company to work for and what do companies look for in a driver?
Pre-hire letters are a very important step when beginning your truck driving career. We'll cover what they are, why they're important, and how to get em.
What comes after the first year of truck driving? You have a lot of new options open, including leasing a truck or becoming an owner operator.
I was in real estate for many years, but at heart, I'm a truck driver. I helped many people into their own homes, but driving is what I truly enjoyed.
Its funny how much getting started in trucking is so similar to getting started in the military. It takes much thought and soul searching for both.
it's far easier than you might imagine to get the safety records of trucking companies, and these records have a big effect on a company's drivers.
Don't wait until CDL school is over to begin applying to trucking companies. Here is some advice to help you land that first trucking job.
In this popular blog series on choosing a truck driving job, we discuss who you should talk to, and what questions you should ask.
In part 7 of our series on choosing a truck driving job, we talk about pulling flatbeds and tankers vs dry vans and refrigerated.
Part 6 in a very popular series about choosing a truck driving job. Here we cover dry van and refrigerated trucking companies.
Part 5 in a very popular blog series about how to choose the best trucking company. Compares large companies to small ones.
There are many advantages to working for a large trucking company. Part IV of our popular blog series covers a ton of them!
A popular blog regarding choosing a truck driving job. It includes many factors, especially your family, personality, and lifestyle.
A well-known blog on choosing the right truck driving job. Outlines which factors affect your happiness and success the most.
First part in a very popular series about finding the right truck driving job and trucking company for new and experienced truck drivers alike.
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