Truck Driver Pay: From Rags to Riches
Jul14

Truck Driver Pay: From Rags to Riches

4.1 / 5 ( 19 votes ) The reason you work so hard as a truck driver is to take home that serious scratch, the cheddar, the bones, you know…the dead presidents in our pockets—MONEY. But how much money can you actually make behind the wheel? The answer isn’t always simple. Truck driver pay depends on where you’re working, how much experience you have, and which company you’re hauling for. A lot of us may...

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Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations
Jun16

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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The Factors of Pay: How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?
Oct17

The Factors of Pay: How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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...

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Truck Driver Tax Deductions | The Basics
Sep10

Truck Driver Tax Deductions | The Basics

3.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) ,A popular quote by Benjamin Franklin is that the only two things in life that are certain are death and taxes. For as common as taxes are, a lot of people struggle to understand them. But did you know that a lot of things you purchase while on the road are tax-deductible? You might want to pump the brakes on your next tax break once you find out what you’re allowed to claim. It just may save you a lot of...

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Making More Money with Truck Driver Per Diem
Sep04

Making More Money with Truck Driver Per Diem

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) You may be a new driver who has never heard of per diem. Or, you might be a veteran driver who has never fully known what it means. This is totally normal! Truck driver per diem is a confusing and seldom explained concept. Especially with ever-changing laws, it’s hard to keep up with per diem regulations. However, it is important to know what per diem is in order to receive as much money as possible for your work as a...

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Trucking Layover vs. Detention Pay | What’s the Difference?
Jul26

Trucking Layover vs. Detention Pay | What’s the Difference?

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Are you familiar with a trucking layover? What about trucking detention? Layovers and detention are common occurrences in truck driving. It’s important that, as a driver, you are familiar with pay rates of layovers and detention. You should also know how best to avoid them. We’ve detailed the key differences between a trucking layover and detention and other important information below! Trucking Layover...

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