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5 Truck Drivers Who Became Hurricane Harvey Heroes

5 Truck Drivers Who Became Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Hurricane Harvey left a devastating mark on Texas. After damaging homes, businesses, livestock and lives, America united in helping its victims. The government, private companies, non-profit organizations and even individuals are taking part in sharing their resources. Some of these people are the truck drivers who simply did what they

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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 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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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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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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