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…

Hot Weather Truck Driving Tips

You may think of winter as the most challenging time to be a truck driver. Icy roads, poor visibility and blowing snow make for treacherous traveling conditions. But now that winter is just a memory, it’s time to consider the effects of hot weather on truck driving. To ensure you stay happy, healthy and safe…

Carrier of the Month | Arnold Transportation

Far too often in the transportation industry, drivers aren’t treated fairly. They’re forced to stay on the road away from their families for weeks at a time. They’re lumped into a group instead of being treated as individuals. Arnold Transportation, Jiggy Jobs’ ­carrier of the month, does things a little differently. Regional jobs get drivers…

Attracting Younger Drivers by Changing the Image of the Trucking Industry

Currently, the trucking industry is in an interesting position. According to Datamark Inc., the driver shortage at the end of 2014 was as high as 30,000 positions. If this trend continues, the driver shortage could reach over 100,000 by 2016. Many factors have combined to create such a staggering shortage in the trucking industry. One…

Truck Driving in West Virginia

It’s known as Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. Some even call it “Almost Heaven.” If your truck driving route takes you through the Mountain State, make the most of your time there by visiting some of the top 10 tourist attractions. Places to See While Truck Driving in West Virginia Capitol Music Hall: If you love…

Spring Means Truck Driving Through Road Construction Zones

You’re probably excited to put winter truck driving conditions behind you, at least for the next several months. However, with warmer temperatures comes more roadwork. Orange construction cones pop up like daisies all over the nation’s interstates. The need to repair potholes, widen roads, repave areas and make other improvements is dire now that spring…

Safe Truck Driving Habits

Unsafe truck driving leads to accidents and road rage incidents. To make the best of your time on the road and to keep yourself and others safe, see if your truck driving habits match these tips to make sure you’re doing your part to promote safety on the road. Stay rested and take scheduled breaks:…