Trucking Jobs for 18-year-olds
Dec02

Trucking Jobs for 18-year-olds

You become an adult at 18, so why is it so hard to find a trucking job before you turn 21? Part of it is regulatory — federal law sets the age to drive a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce at 21. Part of it is insurance — insurance rates are generally much higher for trucking companies employing drivers under 21. But don’t lose hope. There are many trucking jobs for 18-year-olds — most are intrastate instead of interstate. Some...

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Haunted Roads Truckers Should Avoid
Oct07

Haunted Roads Truckers Should Avoid

3 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Let’s face it, driving on an empty road at night time is kind of creepy, even if you’re in a big truck. I know you might be used to the ghosts and ghouls coming out around Halloween, but haunted highways are a year-round thing! Here are some of the most haunted roads in the United States!  Truckers, you might want to avoid these haunted roads! Or, if you’re curious about what these roads are all...

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Hurricane Safety Tips for Truck Drivers
Sep29

Hurricane Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

Hurricanes can wreak havoc on not only homes, roadways, and communities as a whole, but they also affect truck drivers. Hurricanes can damage shipments and equipment, wash out roads, create route changes or idle trucks, and increase prices due to fuel costs rising. They can also pause scheduled deliveries so that truck drivers are available to take relief and emergency supplies to those in need. Unfortunately, we are at the very...

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A Guide to Driver Mentorship Programs
Sep16

A Guide to Driver Mentorship Programs

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Driver mentorship programs can make a huge difference in your organization. You’ll be able to teach appropriate and safe driving practices to new employees and increase retention of drivers who are dependable. A driver mentorship program will show both new and current drivers that you are willing to invest in them and that they are appreciated. Driver Mentorship Programs A mentor is an experienced employee that works...

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Qualities of a Good Company Driver
Aug26

Qualities of a Good Company Driver

Truck driving is so much more than climbing into a seat, turning a key, and driving long miles. This list of qualities of a good company driver will help set you up for success. Let’s see how many you have and identify a few you can work on as you grow in your career. Top 11 Qualities of a Good Company Driver 1. Able to meet the basic requirements to be a truck driver. You can’t be a good truck driver unless you can actually...

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