Recent Blog Posts

Revised Number Shows Twice as Many Jobs in October

Friday, December 9, 2016
The trucking industry has never been in serious decline, yet hiring numbers in the U.S. were not all that impressive through the first half of 2016. Things have certainly changed... Read More

Congress May Address Drivers Hours in Next CR

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The Department of Transportation (DOT) rules designed to limit drivers’ hours and force stricter rest breaks was suspended earlier this year (2016) while the government waits for... Read More

Prerequisites for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Jobs

Friday, December 2, 2016
The fact that the American trucking industry is desperately short of licensed drivers is nothing new. We have been talking about the problem for years. But how do we fix it? How... Read More

Trucking and Logistics: They Keep the Economy Moving

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The tractor-trailers moving up and down our highways every day do more than just travel from one point to another. They carry the U.S. economy on their backs. Without reliable... Read More

A Few Winter Hacks for Truck Drivers

Sunday, November 27, 2016
This is about the time of year we start seeing blog posts explaining basic winter driving tips. Those posts are absolutely necessary, but they are also overdone. We wanted to do... Read More

Here's How to Cook a Thanksgiving Feast Over-the-Road

Sunday, November 27, 2016
There is still no need for truckers to have to settle for a less than perfect restaurant meal when they aren’t able to be at home and when they really want is freshly cooked... Read More

2016 Holiday Tips for Truckers

Sunday, November 27, 2016
Every year, we try to offer C.R. England drivers a list of helpful tips that make navigating the holiday season easier. Last year's tips included things such as not overextending... Read More

Standard Time and Preparing for Winter Driving

Sunday, November 27, 2016
The hazards of winter driving are not restricted only to ice and snow. Fewer daylight hours are also a factor as well. At no time is that more apparent than the first two weeks... Read More

What Does a Driver Learn in a CDL Training Program?

Sunday, November 27, 2016
C.R. England works with Premier Truck Driving Schools to provide comprehensive training to new drivers who have signed on with our company. We also hire drivers that have been... Read More

The Most Important Thing You'll Never Learn in CDL School Is...

Sunday, November 27, 2016
CDL schools do an outstanding job preparing new drivers to work. New drivers learn an extensive list of things from how to operate commercial vehicles to the federal and state... Read More