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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    Our Top picks for Music on the Road

    After 40 years, there are hundreds of trucking songs out there to choose from. The following list of the most famous trucking songs (in no particular order) has been assembled for a little bit of company on your next long route.

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    How the Trucking Industry Began

    Prior to 1900, the large majority of freight transported over land was carried by trains along railroads. As you can guess, trains were highly efficient at moving large amounts of freight, however, they could only deliver that freight to centralized urban centers. The products were then further distributed by horse-drawn transport.

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    Top Picks for Kansas

    Kansas can be a very long and tedious drive, especially if you are headed west. You’ll definitely need to take quite a few stops to make it through, so why not stop at the highest rated truck stops in the state? Below are five excellent places to fuel up and take a little break.

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    Updates and Changes to Drug Testing

    The DOT is amending its Federal drug testing program to include four Schedule II Opioid drugs.

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    Hot to Beat the Heat in your Truck

    Driving a truck during the summer isn’t the same as driving during other months. You have to deal with the heat, the sun, construction, travelers, and more. Read on for a few tips.

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    Biggest Problems that Arise while Driving

    Unfortunately, distracted truck driving is a huge problem on the roads. It is dangerous enough in your average car. When you are operating a commercial vehicle, and don’t have as quick a stopping time, it is of even greater importance that you keep your eyes and mind on traffic.