Benefits of a Truckers Union
Sep19

Benefits of a Truckers Union

It’s no secret that the trucking industry has its fair share of controversy and polarizing issues. Whether it’s the new ELD mandate forcing truckers to cut back on costs to implement a new technology, or the driver shortage playing a huge impact on the industry itself, truckers are faced with a variety of major issues every single day. Drivers can often feel lost and alone in the industry. Owner operators may feel like they’re trying...

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Best Trucking Podcasts of 2018: Better Than the Radio
Jul17

Best Trucking Podcasts of 2018: Better Than the Radio

Jamming to your favorite songs on the road is a great way to stay awake, but podcasts could be even better. Whether you have a playlist or the radio playing, eventually songs are going to be repeated and you’ll get tired of belting out the same lyrics over and over. There are a ton of podcast categories out there for you to browse through such as news, comedy, drama, and even some specific trucking podcasts related to the industry....

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Show Me the Money: Owner-Operator Tax Deductions and Tips
Mar20

Show Me the Money: Owner-Operator Tax Deductions and Tips

Most truckers will choose a career as an owner-operator because of the independence. You’ll be given the opportunity to make your own schedule, travel your own routes, and be in charge of your own rig. However, as the tax deadline rapidly approaches, you’ll be required to file your own taxes as an owner-operator. While it’s a little trickier than just filling out the traditional tax forms for an employer, there are a few tips and...

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Owner Operator Insurance Guide For Truckers
Feb28

Owner Operator Insurance Guide For Truckers

There’s nothing like hittin’ the road in your rig on a beautiful day. You might have the windows down, the radio on, and you’re making great time. This seems great, right? Did you know there’s one thing that could make the trip even better? Your very own rig! That’s right, an owner operator job provides the freedom that you get on the road, with the ability to make your own schedule and become your own boss. You might want to pump the...

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How to Become a Team Driver
Feb20

How to Become a Team Driver

It’s no secret that trucking can be a pretty lonely gig. In many cases, you might end up traveling for months with no other company than you, your rig, and the open road. While solo driving does have its perks and is great for someone who enjoys solitude, some just want someone to share the journey with. This is where team driving comes in. Team driving partners up drivers so they can not only truck for longer periods of time, but...

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