Will the Truck Parking Shortage Improve?
Oct15

Will the Truck Parking Shortage Improve?

The truck parking shortage is not a new issue. It has plagued the trucking industry for years, and many fear that it will last long into 2017. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), there are more than 3 million truckers in the United States. However, there is only parking available for approximately 300,000 trucks. Many states are reporting parking needs, primarily along major transit corridors and in dense...

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How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused
Aug06

How to Avoid Highway Hypnosis and Stay Focused

Have you ever looked down at your speedometer and wondered where the last 100 miles went? Well, you are not alone. Highway hypnosis, or white line fever, is a common problem for people across the world. This is especially true for long-distance drivers. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 25 adult drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel in the last month. Luckily, there are many ways that you can...

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DOT Inspections | What to Expect
Jul30

DOT Inspections | What to Expect

Are you serious about a career in the trucking industry? If so, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the Department of Transportation (DOT). In this blog, we’ll break down the six levels of a DOT inspection and cover any necessary regulations and requirements you’ll need to know about. Continue reading for your ultimate guide to DOT inspections! Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Sizes and Weights To begin, we’re going to cover the...

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Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers
May29

Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers

Are you new to the trucking industry? Are you worried about how your first few trips will go? Well, we’ve got you covered. AllTruckJobs paired up with Carlisle Carrier Corp to help new drivers feel at ease when they hit the road. Being nervous is normal, but as long as you follow these 10 safety tips for new truck drivers, you’ll be driving like a pro in no time. Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers 1. Pay Attention to Parking Figuring...

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Daylight Savings Time for Truckers
Mar13

Daylight Savings Time for Truckers

It’s that time of year again. You know, the second week of March where we all lose an hour sleep on Monday morning? So much for springing forward… it feels more like stumbling forward to me. As you probably know, Daylight Savings Time (DST) takes a huge toll on truck drivers because many of them are working when the clocks change. There are other ways that this change can affect you as a driver, so continue reading for our guide...

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