Truck Driving in Maryland

Known as both the Old Line State and the Free State, Maryland has a rich history as one of the country’s original 13 colonies. If you find yourself truck driving in Maryland, make time to visit some of the state’s most beloved attractions. Places to See While Truck Driving in Maryland Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum:…

Carrier of the Month | Celadon Trucking

For the month of August, Jiggy Jobs is highlighting Celadon Trucking as our carrier of the month. Founded in 1985, Celadon Trucking has grown to become one of the country’s largest transportation companies. Celadon’s team, made up of nearly 4,000 seated trucks, has a reputation for being one of the youngest on the road. That…

Truck Driving in Nevada

Dominated by great expanses of desert, a person unfamiliar with Nevada might think there’s not much to see there. However, trucking in Nevada opens up many opportunities to see beautiful wonders you can’t find anywhere else. The next time your truck driving route sends you through Nevada, be sure to stop by some of these…

On-the-Road, Money-Saving Tips for Truck Drivers

As a truck driver, you know that living on the road gets expensive. You work hard for your paycheck; do you really want to blow all your dough on roadside conveniences? It’s tempting to spoil yourself after a hard day’s work, but saving for a rainy day is important to stay out of debt. Follow…

New Trucking Technology

The transportation industry has grown and changed tremendously in the past few years with the addition of new trucking technology, making life easier, safer and more productive for truck drivers. Are you aware of the latest technological advancements? Consider what new technology lies in store. Self-Driving Trucks In May, Freightliner unveiled the first road-legal self-driving…

Speed Limiters | Good or Bad for Truck Drivers

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is currently seeking speed limiters for heavy-duty truck. The organization petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to program electronic speed limiters to 65 miles per hour for all large trucks back in 2006. The government finally said it would move ahead…

Truck Driving in Georgia

Nicknamed The Peach State, Georgia is a popular place to drive through while transporting goods across the southeastern U.S. If you find yourself stopped in Georgia between truck driving deliveries, fill your downtime with some of the state’s top attractions. Places to See While Truck Driving in Georgia Stone Mountain Park: As the most popular…

Attention Recruiters, it’s More Than Just Miles and Pay for Truck Drivers

While money and miles go hand in hand in the transportation industry, truck drivers often say other factors attract them to a new carrier. As a recruiter looking to bring in new drivers during a time of high freight demand, changing driver demographics and tighter regulations, pay attention to these other benefits that appeal to truck…

Trucking Industry News | Covenant Transport Introduces New Pay Package

Company offers one of the largest guarantee programs in the country June 3, 2015 (Chattanooga, Tenn.) – Covenant Transport, known in the trucking industry as a leader in expedited team freight, announced yesterday the introduction of a new pay package for its hazmat OTR team drivers. The pay package, which includes a $1,000 per week minimum…

Benefits of Truck Driving Over the Road

If you’re thinking of a career in truck driving, you have a few important decisions to make. Will you be a company driver or owner-operator? Do you want to drive solo or as a team? Will you choose to be a local, regional or over-the-road truck driver? As you do your research, be sure to…