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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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Detention Pay: New Laws, Same Old Issues
Jul22

Detention Pay: New Laws, Same Old Issues

Last month on June 15, the U.S. Department of Transportation released an announcement of their intentions to move forward with an audit of the loading and unloading delays experienced by drivers nationwide in hopes of one day implementing a mandate for detention pay nationside. Similar to the goals of the Obama administration’s Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and the requirements outlined therein, the recent audit...

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Tired Trucking: Sleep Apnea in the Industry
Jun02

Tired Trucking: Sleep Apnea in the Industry

If you’ve been awake and alert this past month, then you have probably heard about the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety and Federal Railroad administrations’ series of sessions regarding sleep apnea in trucking. The sessions took place on May 12th, 17th, and 25th in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles respectively. Stakeholders and truckers from every walk of life weighed in on the FMCSA’s considerations over whether a rule...

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