Top Traits of a Great Truck Driver
Feb27

Top Traits of a Great Truck Driver

Life on the road can be quite an adventure, but professional truck driving requires much more than just transporting cargo. There are several characteristics that employers look for when hiring truck drivers. Recognizing and refining these skills can help you become a better candidate for the job. Do you think you have what it takes? If you’re seriously interested in pursuing a career in the trucking industry, check out our top traits...

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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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Why Veterans Make Good Truck Drivers
Nov12

Why Veterans Make Good Truck Drivers

Imagine the open road stretched before you, your favorite song on the radio and fresh air blowing through the opened window of your vehicle. Driving can be therapeutic, and driving for a living is ideal for people with certain personality traits or lifestyle preferences. The trucking industry has various career options, from jobs for those who want to be home every evening to cross country driving opportunities. Plus, it can be a...

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Trucker Job Search | Five Things You Didn’t Know About AllTruckJobs
Aug07

Trucker Job Search | Five Things You Didn’t Know About AllTruckJobs

AllTruckJobs is more than just another job board for truck drivers. AllTruckJobs is a blog. It is a podcast. For some, it is even a networking website for finding love on the road. Seriously. We wrote a blog about relationships on the road, and since then people have commented on it trying to connect with other single people in the trucking industry. It’s pretty cool! Anyway, you’re here today because you’re trying to find a trucking...

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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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