There is No New Law on DOT Physical Sleep Apnea… Yet
Jun01

There is No New Law on DOT Physical Sleep Apnea… Yet

Does the new law on DOT physical sleep apnea for truck drivers have you confused? Join the club! Drivers don’t know if they have to get sleep apnea testing, and, if diagnosed, whether they can still drive. There’s a lot of maybes and what-ifs involved in answering these questions, but let’s try to get some facts clear. Got your CDL? Apply today for trucking jobs across the U.S. For starters, there is no new law on DOT physical...

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Hours of Service Changes | The Coronavirus Impact
May26

Hours of Service Changes | The Coronavirus Impact

We’re about four months into the coronavirus outbreak and it’s certainly changed the landscape of almost every industry. We’ve written multiple blogs on the impact that the virus has had specifically on the trucking industry. From the changing job trends, to the guidelines and procedures for interacting with others outside of your rig, it’s no secret that we’re in uncharted water. One of the most recent changes has created quite a...

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Be in The Know About CDL Drug Tests
Sep18

Be in The Know About CDL Drug Tests

You may have heard some talk about CDL drug tests on your journey to becoming a driver. Some of what you have heard may be true, but some of what you’ve heard may not. The Department of Transportation and FMCSA have strict drug policies that companies carry out for all of their employees. The biggest question that drivers have about drug tests is what happens if you fail? We’re going to answer this question and more so you can...

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DOT Inspections | What to Expect
Jul30

DOT Inspections | What to Expect

Are you serious about a career in the trucking industry? If so, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the Department of Transportation (DOT). In this blog, we’ll break down the six levels of a DOT inspection and cover any necessary regulations and requirements you’ll need to know about. Continue reading for your ultimate guide to DOT inspections! Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Sizes and Weights To begin, we’re going to cover the...

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Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs
Jun03

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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Who Regulates the Trucking Industry?
Mar08

Who Regulates the Trucking Industry?

There are so many rules and regulations in the trucking industry, but who exactly is laying down the law? If you’re not familiar, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is in charge of regulating the trucking industry as a whole. Many people don’t know what they do, so the question still remains. Who regulates the trucking industry? Browse trucking jobs here! Who is the FMCSA? The FMCSA was created in 2000 as an...

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