The majority of businesses, large and small, provide some sort of company wellness program–whether it’s a company initiative or through health insurance. Unfortunately, because of the nature of truck driving, such programs aren’t readily available and drivers suffer sitting behind the wheel all day. […]
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 DOT is amending its Federal drug testing program to include four Schedule II Opioid drugs. […]
The Kansas City area has lots of great opportunities for a truck driving career, whether you are looking for long distance travel routes or to be home at the end of the day. Either option will provide you continued employment and an excellent salary.
It is too easy to grab a quick and easy fast food meal or load up on fattening snacks and drinks at stops. The greasy and sugary foods may fuel you up and keep your eyes open but just as quickly they will have you crashing and in need of more. All you need to eat healthy is a little self-awareness and tips to point you in the right direction.
Kids are often drawn to the idea of truck driving, but their enthusiasm wanes as they get older. The perception that truck driving attracts people who are uneducated, dirty and slightly uncouth takes hold, and this idea is cemented by the entertainment industry. However, many of these truck driving perceptions are really misconceptions. […]
Before being granted a commercial driver’s license, or CDL, it’s necessary to undergo CDL testing. Often, tests are performed at a 3rd party CDL testing facility. This CDL testing is one of the final steps to entering a commercial driving career. […]
Technology as Roadside Assistance
If you drive a truck for a living, any tool you have access to becomes a valuable resource for you while on the road. That can be said about smartphones and tablets as well as the apps designed for these types of devices. When it comes to being useful on the road, the following applications provide guidance and entertainment. […]
Going into a career in truck driving can be a great move — but only if you go to the right truck driving school. Unfortunately, there are many schools out there that take advantage of their students, charge outrageous fees, have terrible retention rates, and don’t set their students out on a path for success. If you’ve enrolled in a truck driving school but are worried if you’ve made the right choice, there are several signs to watch out for. Here’s how to pick the right truck driving school:
Most peoples aversion to attending a truck driving school to become a truck driver is the fact that they do not want to go out over the road and drive long haul. For some people their family commitments simply will not allow it. Being gone weeks at a time certainly can prove to be difficult […]