Passing the CDL Test | Tips for Success
Jul11

Passing the CDL Test | Tips for Success

Failing the CDL Test is a new trucker’s nightmare. The written portion is one thing, but the road test is a whole other monster. What if your truck malfunctions? What if you hit a curb? It’s easy for your mind to get carried away by all the “what if’s.” However, don’t panic! Test anxiety is completely normal for truckers, but it can become detrimental if you’re too nervous. Luckily,...

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Fourth of July Safety Tips for Truckers
Jul02

Fourth of July Safety Tips for Truckers

Independence Day is just around the corner. Aside from fireworks, food, and celebrations, this holiday is also marked by a huge increase in traffic. According to WalletHub.com, 46.9 million Americans will travel 5o or more miles from home this Fourth of July; a record high. With more vehicles on the road, there’s also a greater risk for traffic accidents. In fact, the Fourth of July is considered one of the most dangerous...

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Switching to Flatbed Trucking | Main Considerations
Jun28

Switching to Flatbed Trucking | Main Considerations

In the great wide world of trucking, there are all sorts of different jobs commercial drivers can take advantage of. Once you get your CDL you’ll always be able to find the solid paying jobs you need. Still, sometimes drivers want to expand their skill sets and take on other types of driving jobs. If this sounds like you, the next question is probably over which trucking jobs are paying the best right now! In many companies throughout...

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Identifying and Avoiding Truck Driver Burnout
Jun22

Identifying and Avoiding Truck Driver Burnout

If you’ve been truck driving for a while, chances are, you know what truck driver burnout is. If you don’t, you may not have been driving long enough. Truck drivers’ jobs are very demanding, tiring, and isolating. After years of sitting behind the wheel, it’s possible for a trucker to get beaten into that lifestyle, which could lead to burnout. Not only is truck driver burnout dangerous for a trucker,...

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Useful Tips for Trucking with Family
Jun15

Useful Tips for Trucking with Family

As a trucker, it may be pretty tough to maintain a proper work-life balance, especially with a spouse and/or children. Being on the road for days on end can leave truckers feeling lonely and homesick. So, why not make trucking a family affair? If you’re thinking about trucking with family, keep reading! Below, we have some great tips for bringing your loved ones with you on the road. Tips for Trucking with Family First things...

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