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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What is Deadheading and Why do Truckers Avoid It?
Aug28

What is Deadheading and Why do Truckers Avoid It?

If you’re a new driver or are interested in becoming a trucker, it’s important to understand what deadhead is. You may feel lost when truckers mention “deadhead,” but don’t worry! We will answer the question “what is deadheading” as well as other factors of deadheading in this blog. Taking a deadhead is when you drive with an empty trailer. Because drivers need to pick up loads from secondary locations, oftentimes it is necessary for...

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HAZMAT Trucking | What’s it all About?
Oct16

HAZMAT Trucking | What’s it all About?

If you’re a truck driver, there’s a good chance that you know about HAZMAT trucking. From flammable gases to nuclear waste, hazardous materials are abundant in the country. However, few truck drivers actually have their HAZMAT endorsement. Sometimes, truckers wonder if hauling hazardous materials is worth their while. Keep reading to find out more about HAZMAT trucking and why it’s so important! The Importance of...

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Reefer Trucking Trends | Keeping Your Cool!
May16

Reefer Trucking Trends | Keeping Your Cool!

With all of the specialized trucking jobs out there it’s sometimes difficult to keep up with the changing industry. Everything from the price of fuel to consumer habits affects the way truckers haul their loads. When it comes to reefer trucking, there are several trends making an impact on the industry that you’ll probably want to be aware of. Reading up on the latest reefer trucking trends will help you keep your cool and make an...

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Heavy Lifting! 5 Tips for Hauling Oversized Loads
Apr11

Heavy Lifting! 5 Tips for Hauling Oversized Loads

In the world of flatbed trucking, drivers can haul all sorts of unique types of shipments. Whereas dry van drivers don’t have to worry (as much) about the size and contents of their trailers, this isn’t the case for truckers hauling oversized loads. When a shipment can’t be feasibly broken down between multiple loads, it’s time to slap on that “Oversized Load” banner and scramble the pilot vehicles! Whether you’ve been a flatbed...

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