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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.
How to Spot 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.
The Changes in the Industry Over the Years
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.
Steps to Becoming an Oversize Load Truck Driver
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 […]
Our top Picks for Colorado
When driving to, from, or through Colorado, there isn’t too much in the way of truck stops unless you are sticking the populous center of the state. If you’ve ever driven through, though, you will know that once you get into the mountains truck stops are few and far between. Below is a list of […]
Weight Limits For Semis The Federal-Aid Highway Amendments of 1974 established a federal maximum gross vehicle weight of 80,000 pounds. It also introduced a sliding scale of truck weight-to-length ratios based on the bridge formula. However, no federal minimum weight limit was established during this time and consequently, six states in the Mississippi Valley refused to […]
Advantages of Trucking as a Career
Truck drivers transport goods across the country every day. The American economy is incredibly dependent on the trucking community to make timely and efficient deliveries to keep businesses and consumers buying and moving forward. Part of this is why truck driving is a well-respected profession and will continue for generations. Besides prestige, there are numerous […]
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