Recent Blog Posts

What You Need to Know about the CDL Medical Exam
Monday, August 22, 2016
In order for a new driver to earn a commercial driver's license (CDL), he or she must take and pass a routine medical exam. That same driver must also take regular exams... Read More
Truck Driving Jobs: Getting through That First Year
Monday, August 22, 2016
The first year the professional truck driver is on the job could be the most challenging year of his or her life. No amount of classroom training can adequately prepare anyone for... Read More
Money-Saving Tips for Truck Drivers
Monday, August 22, 2016
Truck driving jobs can be expensive jobs for both the company driver and owner-operator. Company drivers have the benefit of being able to pass many of their expenses on to their... Read More
5 Characteristics of a Top-Notch Truck Driver
Monday, August 22, 2016
The best workers in any industry tend to rise to the top. They enjoy the greatest number of advancement opportunities, the highest pay, and the most lucrative projects to work on... Read More
Deciphering Listings for Truck Driving Jobs
Monday, August 22, 2016
The truck driving industry has its own unique vocabulary that can take some time to get used to. It is no surprise that new truck drivers find themselves confused as they scour... Read More
Thank a Truck Driver
Monday, August 22, 2016
Kudos to the Roanoke Times for an excellent article published in anticipation of the Independence Day holiday in early July. The Times' Kevin Burch wrote a very good article... Read More
Roadside Inspections: 3 Tips for Getting Back on the Road
Monday, August 22, 2016
Roadside inspections have been in the news a lot recently. This is not without reason. States are being more aggressive in maintaining compliance with all safety and drivers’... Read More
Trucking Jobs - There Are Still Plenty To Be Had
Monday, August 22, 2016
Truck driving is as blue-collar as a job can be. For decades, America's truckers have been taking to the roads to move all sorts of freight from coast-to-coast, enjoying the open... Read More
Yes – Truckers Are People Too
Thursday, July 21, 2016
If you haven't yet heard about the truck driver from Kansas who recently spent a full work day babysitting his nine-year-old daughter's favorite doll, you are probably not paying... Read More
Follow the Law to Avoid Roadside Inspections
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Roadside inspections are something they warn you about in CDL school. If you have a good dispatcher and fleet manager, both will also warn you about roadside inspections on a... Read More

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