The Factors of Pay: How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?
Oct17

The Factors of Pay: How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?

Making money plays a big role in selecting a job. That’s a given. But for truck drivers, the amount of money that they make can be affected by several different factors. These factors can range from the region that the driver lives in, to the type of freight they are driving, to their years of experience. So, how much do truck drivers make? That’s the question that we’ll discuss below! The Average Salaries of the Industry With such a...

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Trucking School Cost and Financing: The Lowdown
Jul17

Trucking School Cost and Financing: The Lowdown

The decision to attend trucking school is very important. Not only are you entering into a great industry, but you will learn all kinds of new skills!  There are a lot of things to consider when going to trucking school for your CDL license. You have to know where you want to go to trucking school and what type of license you want to get. The most important thing to consider if you’re thinking about going to trucking school is the...

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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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Retrofitting Your Vehicle for Clean Trucking
Apr17

Retrofitting Your Vehicle for Clean Trucking

This week on our Big Rig Banter podcast, we interviewed Rachel Muncrief, the Program Director for heavy-duty vehicles at the International Council of Clean Transportation (ICCT). The council’s mission is to enhance the environmental performance and energy efficiency of transportation vehicles in order to improve public health and combat climate change. During the episode, we discuss how retrofitting your vehicle as a truck driver can...

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Trucking and Terror: An Interview With Joseph Fink
Mar29

Trucking and Terror: An Interview With Joseph Fink

It’s like you’re living a nightmare. Your significant other goes missing – gone without a trace. You spend months on the road, searching, and searching, for what? A ghost? A shadow? A live person? You eventually find out that horrible monsters (actual monsters) are responsible for your partner’s disappearance. You begin to uncover some much more dark and depraved as you unravel the mystery of the disappearance. Welcome to the...

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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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