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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Super Female Truckers | Storm vs. Wonder Woman
Jul25

Super Female Truckers | Storm vs. Wonder Woman

In a segment from our 6th episode of Big Rig Banter, a trucking podcast covering industry topics and news, we couldn’t help but pose a question on all of our minds: Who would make a better commercial driver when it came to Wonder Woman vs. Storm from X-men? With the industry being largely dominated by men, we wanted to highlight the fact that there are many real-life trucking-heroines hitting the road every day! Considering that only...

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Truck Driver Shortage: Recruiting Millennials
Jun20

Truck Driver Shortage: Recruiting Millennials

They have a bad rep – they are often considered entitled, lazy, and uninterested in working. Yet, Millennials, or people born between 1982 and the early 2000s, currently make up at least 40 percent of the workforce in the U.S. There are plenty of negative stereotypes out there about Millennials. So much so that the word “Millennial” has almost become a negative descriptor when it comes to discussions about recruiting them to work. If...

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