What is the Best Truck Driving Company to Start With?

This is one of the most asked questions in the truck driving world. When you are first starting out as a truck driver you want to make the best decision about which company to drive for. However, not all trucking companies are created equal. In fact, you will find that most trucking companies won’t hire…

How Milk Runs Can Improve the Trucking Industry… and Why It’s Not the Solution

The trucking industry is in a slump. Now we aren’t talking about the truck driver shortage or increasing demand on fleets. In those areas the trucking business is humping along at full speed. The main problem for trucking companies is being able to get goods delivered in the most efficient manner. Trucking companies want to…

How to Stay Safe in the Sun With Flatbed Trucking Jobs

Flatbed truck driving jobs are hands down some of the hardest trucking jobs available. Unlike a dry van trucking job, when you are a flatbed trucker you have to get out frequently and check your load. You have to strap down your load and constantly check the straps for tightness. All of this activity can…

Schneider Moves into Difficult Goods with Acquisitions: So What Does it Mean?

So does this mean Schneider National will trade in its long haul fleet for straight axle trucks? Hold your horses, not so fast. In a recent acquisition, Schneider now owns Watkins & Shepard Trucking Inc. and Lodesco Inc. both of which are in the sofa and love-seat moving business. What does this mean for Schneider…

What to Watch: Top 5 Series on DVD to Purchase

Truck driver entertainment involves lots of DVDs. You can easily pop in a movie to watch in your sleeper when you get done for the day. So while you will most likely miss the theater release of that upcoming movie you’ve wanted to see, you can wait a few months and buy the DVD version….

How the Tech Industry Plans to Rescue Truckers from the Parking Shortage

Over the road CDL jobs require drivers to stay away from home for weeks at a time. Guess where truckers sleep when they aren’t near their beds? That’s right, right in their trucks. In order to do this they first have to find trucker parking. Unfortunately for truckers these days, finding truck driver parking is…

4 Things You Want to Know About Truckers (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Truck drivers have one of the most visible jobs on the planet. After all, whether you live in a huge metropolis or a tiny town, they seem to be everywhere you turn. That being said, it also seems like truckers are also one of the most invisible segments of the population. Many people have questions…

Finding and Retaining Great Truck Drivers

Regardless of the type of carrier you are, you’ve probably had trouble finding and retaining great drivers. It’s the nature of the business. And the shortage of drivers doesn’t help. Several factors contribute to the truck driver shortage including when construction jobs go by the wayside whether from the season or the economy. Another cause…

Top 6 CDL Test Taking Tips

As a newbie to the trucking industry, the first rite of passage to become a truck driver is to get your commercial driver’s license. Once you have your CDL you are categorized as a truck driver, no matter how few miles you have behind the wheel. In order to pass the CDL exam you will…

Blue Tiger USA Backing St. Christopher Truckers Fund

Thanks to the generosity of the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) truck drivers with financial problems can get aid. This nonprofit trucking organization operates using donations and charitable funds. One such organization that is helping the SCF is Blue Tiger USA Bluetooth. Learn more about how you can benefit the St. Christopher…