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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    Mobile apps can make life on the road much easier

    Driving apps help new truck drivers meet increased regulations, answer the requests of demanding customers, and fill shortages in companies with fewer employees. A recent study by uShip discovered that many owner-operators use their phones in place of laptops because mobile devices are more convenient. They’re able to access driving apps and communicate with loved […]

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    The future of truck driving shouldn't deter you from the present

    With self-driving trucks in the works, what does that mean for truck driver jobs? Will men and women lose their careers because of technology? How does it work when there are other tasks involved in hauling freight besides driving?

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    Why you should consider a truck driving career

    There’s a shortage of almost 80,000 truckers in the U.S., reports American Trucking Associations. With truck driving demand at an all-time high, this presents an ideal opportunity to choose a truck driving school for a career. Many excellent job opportunities are out there, and truck driving is an industry that’s here to stay. WHY TRUCK […]

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    Why testing is important in maintaining your CDL

    When it comes to CDL drug testing, there are some things you need to know. For example, you need to know why the industry requires truck driving drug tests, according to Section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier’s Safety Regulation Handbook.  In addition, you also want to know the rules that you must follow to […]

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    Redefining the Transportation Industry

    Updated March 10, 2021 Typically, trucking is seen as a male profession. However, more and more women see the benefits of driving a truck. In 2015, 5.8 percent of the 3.4 million U.S. truck drivers were women, compared to 4.6 percent in 2010 and that number is only expected to rise. Confronting a shortfall of around […]

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    What to consider when deciding

    If you’ve ever considered a truck driving school as an option, there are some things you’ll want to know before choosing where to go to get your training. If you’re offered a contract with a company in exchange for free schooling, beware. There are a lot of truck driving schools out there that legitimately care […]