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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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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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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 Fleets To Drive For

Best Fleets To Drive For

Each year, the Truckload Carrier Association conducts a nationwide search for the Best Fleets to Drive For. The 2016 results mark the 8th annual survey and contest which recognizes companies across North America for exceptional workplace experiences and professional truckers. Qualifying companies must be nominated by one or more of

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Safer Trucking Across America

Safer Trucking Across America

American drivers and haul companies deserve a pat on the back for making our roads safer and putting the safety of citizens before profit. New data from the American Trucking Association shows that the rate of fatalities where trucks are involved is declining. Better yet, the ATA reported that the fatality decline can

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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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