Monthly Archives: December 2017

5 Signs of a Bad Trucking Business

There are hundreds of wonderful trucking companies out there for truck drivers to work at. However, there are also plenty of businesses that are unpleasant to work with and others that just don’t manage things well and will eventually fold. The following are a list of things to watch out for in a company. […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Look Back at Trucking: 1980s-Today

The trucking phenomenon had waned by the start of the 80s, because of the rise of cell phone technology, the CB radio was no longer popular in mainstream culture outside of trucking. […]

By |December 12th, 2017|Truck driving, Trucking History|0 Comments

Modern Women in Trucking and Industry Adaptation

Confronting a shortfall of around 50,000 drivers, US companies have begun turning to a labor pool that was not widely considered for trucking until now — women. According to the American Trucking Associations, the number of positions open for drivers is on track to quadruple by 2025, as baby boomers retire and as e-commerce and internet shopping requires more trucks to haul goods. […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

Oversize Load Driving: What You Need to Get On the Road

Before you begin on the path to becoming an oversize load driver, you will want to enroll in trucking school. This will help you be more successful and comfortable hauling an oversize load. There are some basic regulations that apply to people who wish to become an oversize load driver. However, each state’s department of motor vehicles reserves the right to create its own set of rules to follow. […]

By |December 4th, 2017|CDL Testing, CDL Training, Truck driving|0 Comments