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Why Trucking is a Great Job for Veterans

August 31st, 2021 | Blog

After military service, it can be difficult to transition into the civilian workforce. Many employers don’t recognize the unique and valuable skill set that veterans have. Trucking can be a great option to use the skills you already have and to start a career where your employer values what you bring to the table. This more »

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Healthy Eating for Truck Drivers

July 31st, 2021 | Blog

Eating well can be difficult for anyone regardless of their lifestyle. However, being an over-the-road (OTR) truck driver can present some unique challenges. Being on the road all day with limited storage can make it seem like grabbing fast food is the simplest option. Luckily, healthy eating for truck drivers may be easier than you more »

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Types of Commercial Vehicles

June 29th, 2021 | Blog

There are many different types of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) that you may encounter over the course of your career. Additional endorsements or certifications may be required beyond a commercial driver’s license (CDL) alone, depending on the specific type of CMV or the freight it hauls. Knowing the different varieties of vehicles can help you more »

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Tips for Choosing a Trucking Company

May 15th, 2021 | Blog

After earning your commercial driver’s license (CDL), you can earn high pay and take advantage of competitive benefits as a truck driver. The first step as you start your career after graduation is choosing which trucking company you want to work for. There are many options out there and it can get overwhelming. Our job more »

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Tips for Dealing with Stress as a New Driver

March 22nd, 2019 | Blog

When you were earning your CDL at truck driving school, you probably couldn’t wait to get on the road and earn that first paycheck! So, it can be shocking to learn that life on the road has its stressors too. Any career transition can be stressful, particularly when the new job has a great deal more »

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Maintaining Healthy Relationships as a Long-Distance Trucker

March 8th, 2019 | Blog

Long-distance trucking is financially rewarding, but it does require truckers to be away from home for long periods of time. It can be tricky to nurture relationships when a trucker is in the family, but it’s definitely possible. The following tips can help. Making Time for Your Partner Your home time is precious, but there more »

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Tips for Exercising on the Road

February 22nd, 2019 | Blog

For truck drivers, staying in shape on the road can be a real challenge. Along with keeping up a healthy diet, you’ll need to find ways to get in some exercise. Not only will regular exercise help you stay fit, but it will also keep you from feeling cramped and fatigued while you’re driving. Here more »

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Signs That You Should Consider Team Driving

February 8th, 2019 | Blog

Even if you’re thinking of becoming a commercial truck driver, you may not have considered the possibilities of team driving. Team driving simply means that you are sharing driving duties with another driver who accompanies you on your runs. These are some of the reasons you may want to consider going into team driving: You’re more »

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What You Need to Know About Working with Your Dispatcher

January 28th, 2019 | Blog

As a truck driver, your most important point of contact with the company you’re working for is the dispatcher. The dispatcher’s role is to manage the movement of freight. To do this job efficiently, dispatchers try to reduce the number of miles that a truck is driven while empty. They also try to schedule drivers more »

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Getting Enough Rest as an Over-the-Road Truck Driver

January 14th, 2019 | Blog

Did you know that sleep deprivation can cause the same level of impairment behind the wheel as intoxication? As a professional truck driver, your number one concern is safety, and sleep is an essential part of promoting safety on the roads. As you gain more experience, you’ll settle into a sleeping routine that works best more »

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