Making More Money with Truck Driver Per Diem
Sep04

Making More Money with Truck Driver Per Diem

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 trucker. We’ve...

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What is Deadheading and Why do Truckers Avoid It?
Aug28

What is Deadheading and Why do Truckers Avoid It?

If you’re a new driver or are interested in becoming a trucker, it’s important to understand what deadhead is. You may feel lost when truckers mention “deadhead,” but don’t worry! We will answer the question “what is deadheading” as well as other factors of deadheading in this blog. Taking a deadhead is when you drive with an empty trailer. Because drivers need to pick up loads from secondary locations, oftentimes it is necessary for...

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

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

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 and Detention...

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Tractor Trailer Parking Tips For New Drivers
Jun13

Tractor Trailer Parking Tips For New Drivers

Let’s be real. Parking a big rig when you’re new to trucking can seem pretty scary. Hell, I failed my first driver’s test because I couldn’t parallel park in my Nissan Sentra — a compact car. Whether or not you passed your road test with flying colors, applying your skills on the open road is more challenging than you may think. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tractor trailer parking tips for new drivers. If you...

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