The State of American Trucking Schools

The State of American Trucking Schools

The State of the American Truck Driver Job A Three Part Series Part 3 of 3 While the trucking industry grows, we have to stay committed to putting drivers and their needs above everything else. America is home to over 3.5 million truck drivers who haul over 70% of our

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The State of the Company Truck Driver Job

The State of the Company Truck Driver Job

The State of the Company Truck Driver Job Most truck drivers start their career as a company driver. In our survey, drivers 86% of participants haven driven as company employees for over 5 years. Even experienced and older drivers lean towards company driving over independent driving. So, what’s it like

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The State of the American Owner Operator Job

The State of the American Owner Operator Job

Owner operators are a critical segment of the truck driving population. These drivers are living the American dream by independently running their own business as a trucker. About Owner Operators Owner operators are small business owners who own, maintain and drive their own commercial motor vehicles. In the last survey

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No Left Lane for Drivers

No Left Lane for Drivers

States across the nation are submitting new laws to govern professional driver usage of far left lanes. These laws would impact nearly every OTR truck driving job in country. ready have regulations that govern motorist and truck left hand usage, but these regulations can be unclear and are not typically

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Best Fleets To Drive For 2017

Best Fleets To Drive For 2017

At the start of every year, the Truckload Carrier Association (TCA) searches the nation for the Best Fleets to Drive For. The annual contest recognizes American fleets for exceptional workplace experiences and professional truckers. To be nominated, at least one driver must formally submit their carrier, and the winning carriers

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Top Ways You Can Earn More Money Driving

Top Ways You Can Earn More Money Driving

When we ask drivers why they joined the trucking industry, nearly everyone says pay is the most important factor in choosing to go out on the road. Many drivers believe that the only way to increase your pay is by investing time with a company, running more miles or becoming

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America’s Road Team 2017-2018

America’s Road Team 2017-2018

Unless you’re in the trucking industry or have a loved one that’s a driver, it’s likely that you have no idea what it takes to keep shelves stocked in America. Drivers often go unrecognized for their long hours, strenuous work conditions and time away from home. To help outsiders understand

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Happy Hauling Days from American Driver Jobs!

Happy Hauling Days from American Driver Jobs!

Truck driver jobs are growing and trucking companies are offering incredible pay packages for the holidays and the new year! Holidays are the perfect opportunity to understand the plight of the long-haul trucker. OTR drivers are familiar with long hours, being away from home for days or weeks, and bearing

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Holiday Highway Traditions

Holiday Highway Traditions

The holiday highways can be a challenge for long haul drivers. Freight from October to Christmas is consistently high which gives a significant boost to annual salaries, but this 9 week stretch also comes with heavier road traffic, more dangerous highways due to winter weather conditions and time away from

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Trucking Industry Shows Growth

Trucking Industry Shows Growth

Trucking companies are gearing up for growth as the economy strengthens. The American Trucking Association (ATA) released a comprehensive look at the next 10 years in trucking, titled the US Freight Transportation Forecast to 2027. Based on its predictions, trucking companies and drivers can expect to see climbing numbers in

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