Many veterans may feel lost or unsure what their next step is after serving in the military. You may be feeling pressured to find work quickly as you have a family to support and bills to pay. It can be tricky to land on a career path that allows you to use the skills you gained … Continue reading “Military Veterans Are Made For Trucking”
Trucks are a large percentage of the traffic on our nations highways, interstates, and main roads each day. Trucks cross the entire nation delivering goods to our stores, restaurants, and other consumer locations. It’s hard to imagine how we would function on a day-to-day basis without our truck drivers. However, along with truck driving comes … Continue reading “Sharing The Road As A Truck Driver”
When you think of a “truck driver”, you may only be envisioning the driver of a semi. However, there are a variety of jobs you can get with a Class A CDL! If one path doesn’t work for you, there are still several other ways for you to utilize your commercial driver’s license (CDL). Working … Continue reading “What are my Job Options with a Class A CDL?”
Truck driving can be an exhausting, and sometimes monotonous, task. This is especially true for long-haul truckers driving through hundreds of miles of country or highway roads that may never seem to end. In order to ensure everyone’s safety, it is vital for drivers to maintain full awareness throughout their route. Drivers are often required to … Continue reading “Staying Awake Longer as a Truck Driver”
Failing the DOT Physical exam is not the end of the world!
Finishing your CDL training is just one step toward becoming a professional truck driver. Before you can get started on your new career, you’ll have to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam. In fact, you will have to pass DOT exams several times throughout your trucking career. Drivers are required to undergo physical … Continue reading “I failed the DOT exam, now what?”
Part of being a truck driver is being comfortable working with sometimes tight deadlines. Both the trucking company you work for and the customer receiving the delivery expect for things to arrive on time. Meeting these tight deadlines requires drivers to have effective time management. Newer drivers may especially struggle with gauging how long it will … Continue reading “6 Time Management Tips for Truck Drivers”