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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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Shifting Forward: Trucking Trends for 2019
Dec05

Shifting Forward: Trucking Trends for 2019

This year will end strong for the transportation industry, but can truck drivers expect to see the same growth in 2019? First, let’s take a look back. 2018 was booming – the economy is healthy and there are more and more trucks on the road. Most truckers have finally transitioned to the new electronic logging devices. Driver salaries are slowly climbing to where they need to be. Looking ahead, industry experts are predicting a...

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Six Tips to Prevent Cargo Theft on the Road
Nov27

Six Tips to Prevent Cargo Theft on the Road

You arrive at your final delivery after a long drive. You’re ready to get unloaded and head on home. But suddenly, everything goes wrong. It turns out that many of the boxes that were in your truck are not there anymore. How can this be, when you haven’t opened the truck since you picked up? You think back to the long night of driving, the short break you took at a truck stop to eat dinner, drink coffee, and chat for a...

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Cargo Theft: The Darker Side of Transport
Nov20

Cargo Theft: The Darker Side of Transport

It’s about the same for every trucker. They spend long days on the road with few breaks, only to fight for a safe spot to sleep at night. There are dangers of shady characters lurking at stops across the nation. Plus, drivers are sometimes victim to one of the most expensive problems in the industry. We’re talking about cargo theft. In 2017, reports of cargo theft actually decreased, according to Cargonet. A total of 741 cargo...

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GATS 2018 Recap: AllTruckJobs Takes Texas
Aug24

GATS 2018 Recap: AllTruckJobs Takes Texas

Proud. Passionate. Ambitious. Dedicated. Humble. Since returning from the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, TX, I’ve had a hard time finding the words to collectively describe the group of people I met. As a first-timer, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. What I didn’t expect was to leave with a deeper, more personal admiration for the trucking industry than I’ve ever had before. From the men who proudly showed me their rigs on...

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