There is No New Law on DOT Physical Sleep Apnea… Yet
May05

There is No New Law on DOT Physical Sleep Apnea… Yet

Does the new law on DOT physical sleep apnea for truck drivers have you confused? Join the club! Drivers don’t know if they have to get sleep apnea testing, and, if diagnosed, whether they can still drive. There’s a lot of maybes and what-ifs involved in answering these questions, but let’s try to get some facts clear. Got your CDL? Apply today for trucking jobs across the U.S. For starters, there is no new law on DOT physical...

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The Story of Sikh Truckers and Diversity on America’s Highway
Feb20

The Story of Sikh Truckers and Diversity on America’s Highway

For a long time, and maybe in some cases still, Americans painted a perfect, stereotypical picture of what a truck driver looks like. Male. White. Patriotic. However, everyone can agree that is no longer the majority demographic of the trucking industry in America. Now, more than ever, we’re seeing diversity in trucking. Younger generations and different demographics of people are embracing this career more than ever before. Women,...

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Surprise! There Are No New CDL Requirements in 2020
Feb18

Surprise! There Are No New CDL Requirements in 2020

The federal government was about to enforce changes to entry-level CDL training, but at the last minute pulled the plug on new CDL requirements in 2020, according to Overdrive. New CDL requirements in 2020 were supposed to go into effect February 7. However, due to public concerns and comments, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is delaying the changes until 2022, explaining they want to make sure the new rule is...

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Truck Maintenance Checklist: 5 Tips to Avoid a Breakdown
Dec17

Truck Maintenance Checklist: 5 Tips to Avoid a Breakdown

Let’s face it – there is nothing worse than being stuck on the side of a busy highway waiting for roadside assistance because something went wrong with your rig. Experiencing a breakdown is especially frustrating in the summertime when it is really hot outside. But, it’s also not fun to be stuck out in the cold. Really, there is no ideal time for a breakdown, especially when you’re on a deadline. Not only is a truck...

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Best Truck Stop Restaurants
Nov20

Best Truck Stop Restaurants

Let’s face it – after long hours on the road dealing with bad drivers and intense traffic, it feels good to park the truck, get out, and sit down for a delicious bite to eat. Nothing beats a home-cooked meal, but when you’re constantly traveling for work you have to settle for second best. Truck stops don’t always have the finest quality food. Traditional restaurants, on the other hand, don’t always have convenient parking for your...

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