Slow Your Roll! Winter Driving Tips for Truckers
Jan18

Slow Your Roll! Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Winter winds bring all sorts of new obstacles to the road. From sneaky patches of black ice to skidding highway cars—us, truckers need to be prepared for whatever Old Man Winter throws our way. With the goal of bringing you the top winter driving tips for truckers and tools for maximizing driving comfort, your friends at AllTruckJobs put together some winter driving tips for truckers to help you keep on truckin’ this winter....

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The Most Scandalous Crimes Committed by Truckers
Dec19

The Most Scandalous Crimes Committed by Truckers

Life on the road can be lonely, hard, and even monotonous at times. Despite it all, many truck drivers love it, and they don’t know what they’d do without this career choice. When times get tough, they find healthy ways to manage. Some manage by picking up new hobbies that can help with stress relief, such as exercising. Then there are others who commit acts of crime that sometimes give trucking a bad rap. While the majority of...

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How Toll Roads Impact Truck Drivers and Why There’s a Fight in PA
Apr06

How Toll Roads Impact Truck Drivers and Why There’s a Fight in PA

Troubles with tolls are a popular topic amongst truck drivers, especially owner-operators who have to foot the bill when driving through. Yet toll roads are how states generate funding to maintain roadways and update infrastructures, so tolls aren’t going anywhere. The federal government funds about 25 percent of roadways whereas state governments pay the other 75 percent. At the same time, a study by the Texas A&M Transportation...

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ELD Mandate Penalties: Is it Worth the Change?
Dec19

ELD Mandate Penalties: Is it Worth the Change?

The new ELD mandate is officially going into effect on Monday, so it’s time to talk about penalties. Whether you’re having trouble affording the electronic logging device, still figuring out how to implement them, or simply don’t want one, you still need to be aware of the penalties that you may encounter. With a window of over two years to get ELDs implemented into your rig, many predicted that ELD mandate penalties would be heavy...

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CDL Jobs for Felons | Learn the Basics
Nov21

CDL Jobs for Felons | Learn the Basics

For those recently released from prison, trucking and other CDL jobs have long been a go-to profession. As long as sufficient time has passed since one’s conviction, people with felonies can have good luck when getting into the trucking business. Although it’s definitely harder to get CDL jobs for felons, it is certainly possible to make a living in transportation following a prison sentence. Nonetheless, we’ll explore some of the key...

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Who is Exempt from the ELD Rule?
Oct30

Who is Exempt from the ELD Rule?

A new rule will soon be the law of the land in the trucking industry. The electronic logging device (ELD) rule will require drivers to have a device in their truck that records how much time they’ve been driving. The goal of the ELD rule is to more accurately track how many hours someone is working each day. However, there are certain situations where truck drivers may be exempt from the ELD rule. So, what do drivers need to know...

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