Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs
May17

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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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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Trucker Talk: Do You Drive Truck or Are You a Truck Driver?
Feb21

Trucker Talk: Do You Drive Truck or Are You a Truck Driver?

Before I start my trucker talk rant, I want to preface the entire blog post by introducing myself. My name is Lenay, and I am a writer and podcast co-host here at AllTruckJobs. I was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. For those of you not familiar with this little corner of the world, let me fill you in. First of all, Lancaster is notorious for having a large Plain community (but no, I’m not Amish), hearty Pennsylvania...

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How Much Can You Make Driving Truck?
Dec20

How Much Can You Make Driving Truck?

John’s a senior in high school, and everyone is pressuring him about college. He knows he has to choose a career path, but he doesn’t like the idea of going to school for any longer. Although his parents have their heart set on him going to college, it’s so expensive. John wants to earn money now – he doesn’t want to put his life on hold for another four years or more He sits alone in his room, wondering what trade he could learn...

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