How Much Can You Make Driving Truck?
Jun19

How Much Can You Make Driving Truck?

John’s a senior in high school, and everyone is pressuring him about college. He knows he has to choose a career path, but he doesn’t like the idea of going to school for any longer. Although his parents have their heart set on him going to college, it’s so expensive. John wants to earn money now – he doesn’t want to put his life on hold for another four years or more He sits alone in his room, wondering what trade he could learn...

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Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations
Jun13

Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations

Every year, hundreds of lifelong truck drivers grow nearer to their retirement. After clocking thousands of miles driving all across the United States, it comes time to consider what’s next. For many drivers, retiring from trucking is exciting, although it can also bring certain challenges and anxieties. Like many different professions, trucking also requires a significant amount of planning before retirement is within reach. So what...

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Highest Paying Trucking Jobs and States
Nov29

Highest Paying Trucking Jobs and States

Workers in every sector are generally concerned with maximizing their earnings. It is no surprise that many truck drivers feel that way too. For drivers who want to optimize their truck driver salary, there are a few things you can do. However, it is work considering the highest paying trucking jobs and states first. Of course, regardless of how much you earn, it is important to be responsible with money. This said finding a job that...

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Truck Driver Salary: Optimize Your Earnings
Nov15

Truck Driver Salary: Optimize Your Earnings

While you explore new career paths, it’s important to research the average earnings in your industry. If you’re wondering how much money truck drivers make, check out what factors influence the pay and see how you can optimize your truck driver salary now! Truck Driver Salary FAQs What’s the Average Trucker Salary? Your truck driver salary will depend on a variety of factors. Your trucking company and the type of position you take...

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Rising Diesel Prices: A 13-Month High
Dec13

Rising Diesel Prices: A 13-Month High

Transportation and shipping are the lifeblood of our country, serving to provide all of the basic needs of consumers, businesses, and more. Although, trucking itself relies on shipping demands and fuel prices, two things that have been fluctuating in recent weeks. Balancing Industry Costs Even though the holiday season is well underway, weak demands from shippers have made the recent hike in diesel fuel prices more painful for the...

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Will Wal-Mart Settlement Change Truck Driver Pay For All?
Nov29

Will Wal-Mart Settlement Change Truck Driver Pay For All?

Wal-Mart has recently made headlines due to a settlement in California regarding truck driver pay. If the settlement stands, could truck driver compensation models change throughout the entire industry? Wal-Mart Truck Driver Pay Settlement A federal jury has decided that Wal-Mart intentionally failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in California. The jury awarded over $54 million in damages to the 850 current and former truck...

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