Trucking and Coronavirus | A Bumpy Road Ahead
Jun30

Trucking and Coronavirus | A Bumpy Road Ahead

As coronavirus cases climb in the United States, Americans are waking up and acknowledging that drivers are essential. For those of us in the industry, the extra media attention on trucking and coronavirus reinforces what we already know. Trucking is the backbone of the American economy and a non-negotiable step in the supply chain. Billy-Big-Rig beware, in the midst of all the praise experts like Brain Fielkow president of JetCo...

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Surprise! There Are No New CDL Requirements in 2020
Feb18

Surprise! There Are No New CDL Requirements in 2020

The federal government was about to enforce changes to entry-level CDL training, but at the last minute pulled the plug on new CDL requirements in 2020, according to Overdrive. New CDL requirements in 2020 were supposed to go into effect February 7. However, due to public concerns and comments, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is delaying the changes until 2022, explaining they want to make sure the new rule is...

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Is Lowering the CDL Age a Bad Idea?
Apr10

Is Lowering the CDL Age a Bad Idea?

Operating a large truck has always required a great deal of maturity. Anyone interested in becoming an interstate commercial driver must be over 21 before they can apply for their CDL. But does someone’s age really determine their maturity? Some people believe that the age requirement should be lowered. In fact, two bills which proposed lowering the CDL age were introduced to the House of Representatives last year. Advocates of...

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Can Women Fix the Driver Shortage?
May08

Can Women Fix the Driver Shortage?

Trucking is an industry that’s constantly evolving and seeking new drivers to operate at full force. For certain companies, the shortage of quality drivers can be a difficult reality to grapple with. Older drivers are retiring and younger millennials aren’t as keen as their parents to pursue a career in trucking. However, another group is positioned to be one of the most impactful demographics to enter the field — female drivers. A...

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The Ultimate Guide to Intermodal Trucking
Jan24

The Ultimate Guide to Intermodal Trucking

At AllTruckJobs, we have a wide variety of different careers to choose from. Whether it’s finding a team-trucking gig to hit the road with a companion, or a student looking to get experience in the field, the road can really take you anywhere. One career that’s not as well known is intermodal trucking. What is intermodal trucking, you ask? Well, it’s one of the most in-demand trucking jobs out there and it has a wide variety of...

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Trucking Trends For 2018
Dec27

Trucking Trends For 2018

With the New Year only a few days away, many truckers are wondering what they can expect. Planning is vital to the industry’s continued success. Planning is also valuable in that it helps to anticipate changes and challenges. This way strategies to address and combat these changes can be developed. It’s been a year filled with ELD laws, autonomous trucks, and various other issues. It’s time to look forward to the future to...

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