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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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Best Views Across America – Truck Driver Submitted

Best Views Across America – Truck Driver Submitted

Teresa McCain’s back starts to ache in the seat of her company truck. She twists her waist back and forth to help the pain, but she isn’t ready to stop yet. She has been on Blue Ridge Parkway for almost 120 miles, headed to her next drop in southern Georgia.

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  • March 2016 Truck Driver Appreciation Awards

March 2016 Truck Driver Appreciation Awards

We know that American truck drivers keep our cities alive and thriving, and we’d like to say a big THANK YOU for every thing that you do. For all the long hauls, late nights and so much more, we appreciate your commitment to keeping America moving forward. This month, we

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DRIVERS IN DEMAND! Driver Shortage Increases to Nearly 50,000!'

DRIVERS IN DEMAND! Driver Shortage Increases to Nearly 50,000!

America is in desperate need of more truck drivers as the driver shortage increases to nearly 50,000, according to the American Truckers Association’s (ATA) latest report, released in October 2015.  Their key findings are staggering: Over the next decade, the trucking industry will need to hire an additional 89,000 drivers

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