2023 Trucking Statistics

The trucking industry is a vital part of the global economy. As we enter the second half of 2023, understanding the latest trucking industry statistics and trends that shape the industry is crucial.  Whether you’re considering a career in trucking or simply interested in learning more about the industry, these numbers will help you better … Continue reading “2023 Trucking Statistics”

Non-Trucking CDL Jobs

Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) are often associated with trucking jobs, but there are many other career options available. Whether you’re looking to make a change or just beginning your career, here are some of the non-trucking CDL jobs available. With Passenger Endorsement Jobs transporting passengers will typically require a passenger endorsement, which you can earn … Continue reading “Non-Trucking CDL Jobs”

Facts About Women In Trucking

Women play a vital role in the trucking industry, despite it being a traditionally male-dominated field. The truck driver shortage is causing an increased demand for new drivers of both genders, and continuing to welcome women into the industry is a promising way to meet this demand. Continue reading to learn about the role of … Continue reading “Facts About Women In Trucking”

Pros and Cons of Team Trucking

One decision you will have to make when entering the trucking industry is if you want to work solo or with a driving partner. A solo truck driver is solely responsible for transporting their freight, while team trucking involves a pair of drivers taking shifts in the same semi-truck. Both driving styles have pros and … Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Team Trucking”

Managing Truck Driving Stress

Between heavy traffic, tight deadlines, and long hours behind the wheel, truck driving can be a stressful career. If not properly managed, that stress can lead to health problems that affect your body physically and mentally. Learning how to cope with the stress that comes with trucking can help you improve your daily life and … Continue reading “Managing Truck Driving Stress”

Why Most Truckers Start With OTR

Once you earn your commercial driver’s license (CDL), there are many different types of trucking jobs you can pursue. However, most drivers start their career with an over-the-road (OTR) position, even if they switch later on. Experienced drivers typically advise rookies to take this path, and you’ll also notice that the majority of entry-level CDL … Continue reading “Why Most Truckers Start With OTR”