Trucking Jobs for 18-year-olds
Dec02

Trucking Jobs for 18-year-olds

You become an adult at 18, so why is it so hard to find a trucking job before you turn 21? Part of it is regulatory — federal law sets the age to drive a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce at 21. Part of it is insurance — insurance rates are generally much higher for trucking companies employing drivers under 21. But don’t lose hope. There are many trucking jobs for 18-year-olds — most are intrastate instead of interstate. Some...

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Qualities of a Good Company Driver
Aug26

Qualities of a Good Company Driver

Truck driving is so much more than climbing into a seat, turning a key, and driving long miles. This list of qualities of a good company driver will help set you up for success. Let’s see how many you have and identify a few you can work on as you grow in your career. Top 11 Qualities of a Good Company Driver 1. Able to meet the basic requirements to be a truck driver. You can’t be a good truck driver unless you can actually...

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Underrated Truck Driving Career Advice to Avoid Bad Decisions
May27

Underrated Truck Driving Career Advice to Avoid Bad Decisions

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Everyone has an opinion about truck driving and whether it’s a good or bad career, but ultimately, it’s your decision. Will you rely on uninformed opinions or do your research? Use this truck driving career advice to make a wise decision that’s best for you. Top 6 pieces of truck driving career advice for smart drivers Reflect on your why If you’re planning to start or grow in your career as a truck driver, it’s...

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What is the Best Freight to Haul?
Mar11

What is the Best Freight to Haul?

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Not all freight is created equal, so it’s important to understand what makes each type of freight unique. Even more important, though, is understanding what you’re looking for in your truck driving career — which will guide your freight decision. You want to find the best freight to haul while you’re on the road. In other words. . . What is the best freight to haul? The best freight to haul is the type of...

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