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Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers

Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.

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    Failing the DOT exam is not the end of the world!

    Finishing your CDL training is just one step toward becoming a professional truck driver. Before you can get started on your new career, you’ll have to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam. In fact, you will have to pass DOT exams several times throughout your trucking career. Drivers are required to undergo physical … Continue reading “I failed the DOT exam, now what?”

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    Get the most out of your route!

    Part of being a truck driver is being comfortable working with sometimes tight deadlines. Both the trucking company you work for and the customer receiving the delivery¬†expect for things to arrive on time. Meeting these tight deadlines requires drivers to have effective time management. Newer drivers may especially struggle with gauging how long it will … Continue reading “6 Time Management Tips for Truck Drivers”

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    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2018

    It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9th-15th, 2018) and we would like to say thank you to all present, past, and future truck drivers. There are many reasons truck drivers deserve our appreciation, not just this week, but every day. Discover why truckers are the heroes of the road, in disguise! Mastered Complicated Driving … Continue reading “Appreciating Our Heroes of the Highway!”

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    Which CDL training option is best for me?

    If you are considering becoming a truck driver, you may have heard there are multiple ways to get started in the field. You can either earn attend a CDL training school or you can complete your training through a trucking company you plan to work for. There are a few distinct differences between these two … Continue reading “CDL School vs. Company Training”

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    Compare the positives and negatives!

    Being a professional truck driver has its ups and downs, as any job would. Many who are considering joining the trucking industry will want to know what to expect before they get started on their CDL training. Explore the pros and cons of trucking to find out if this is the right career path for … Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Truck Driving”

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    Reasons They Are Wrong

    There are a lot of misconceptions out there about the trucking industry. You may have heard that drivers don’t make much money or that trucking is a man’s job. Many of the stereotypes you’ve heard about trucking have no basis in reality and are just plain wrong! Here are 5 common truck driving misconceptions and … Continue reading “5 Truck Driving Misconceptions”