Females and Freight: The Reality for Lady Truck Drivers
Jul11

Females and Freight: The Reality for Lady Truck Drivers

All women have different opinions and perspectives when it comes to how men treat us – the men in our family and friend groups – the men we pass on the street – and the men we work with. Lady truck drivers, too, have varying experiences when it comes to their treatment in a male-dominated industry. Although women make up only about 7 percent of truck drivers, according to the National Transportation Institute, more and more are...

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Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs
Jun03

Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs

As a truck driver, your work life is run by schedules and deadlines. Making stops is the ultimate time killer for professional drivers. This is especially the case when you don’t know for sure how long a stop might be or if it will lead to more red tape. So, what happens when you approach a weigh station? What if you see a red light go off? It’s important to be aware of weigh station rules and etiquette so that you can get back on...

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How to Find Your Dream Job Using Job Boards for Truck Drivers
May24

How to Find Your Dream Job Using Job Boards for Truck Drivers

Finding a trucking job is hard, especially when there are so many different ways to go about looking for one. You hear ads on the radio about companies hiring. You can find companies and recruiters at job fairs. But, more often than not, you’re going online to conduct your job search. There are generic job boards out there that trucking companies are posting to. An even better option is to use the many online job boards for truck...

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Do You Know How to Save Fuel in a Truck? | Five Tips!
May02

Do You Know How to Save Fuel in a Truck? | Five Tips!

Do you know how to save fuel in a truck? With gas prices on the rise, everyone wants to find ways to save a few extra bucks. Well, you can actually save on fuel costs by driving more efficiently. Although driving a big rig is much different than driving a four-wheeler, the basic principles are the same when it comes to efficient driving. Think about it. We’ve all seen those drivers on the highway who are speeding up and slowing down...

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Truck Driver Benefits | Top Perks You Could Land as a Trucker
Apr09

Truck Driver Benefits | Top Perks You Could Land as a Trucker

You want to be a truck driver, and you’re hunting for the perfect job. There are so many options out there, so what criteria do you use when narrowing down your choices? When looking for trucking jobs there are several things to consider, like driver type, whether you want to be a long-haul driver or stay closer to home, and what type of freight you want to haul. You weigh out the pay per mile and bonus potential as you look at all of...

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