Company Truck Drivers
Who can really make a difference for truckers?

Who can really make a difference for truckers?

With Truck Driver Appreciation Week here, we’re calling out three groups that need to step up to the plate and start making a difference for truckers. Without their constant dedication to get things where they need to go, most of us would not be able to enjoy life as we

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Money Saving Secrets from Professional Drivers

Money Saving Secrets from Professional Drivers

Did you know that on average, drivers spend more than $1000 a month on work-related expenses? Fuel, food, places to rest; all of these things can take a heavy toll on the finances if not properly managed. Many drivers struggle with cash flow as they try to keep money in

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Road Pets 101

Road Pets 101

Truck driving can be a lonely way of life for some people. The combination of life on the road paired with long hours adds up to one things: solitude. Yet, many drivers out there know this isn’t the way things have to be. When drivers bring pets along on a

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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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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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Are You Ready For Trucking Safety Week?

Are You Ready For Trucking Safety Week?

In September 2016, the trucking industry will spend an entire week focusing on road safety.  The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week will be September 11-17. Brake Safety Week is part of the Operation Airbrake program sponsored by CVSA in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal

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New Federal Trucking Laws Reach Congress

New Federal Trucking Laws Reach Congress

For over eighty years, the federal government has sustained a reliable national system of work and rest rules for the trucking industry. Unfortunately, that system has been jeopardized by recent court actions. Drivers and industry leaders alike are now asking representatives of Congress to protect these critical regulations. In early

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