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9 Different Types of Truck Driving Jobs

Working as a truck driver has a lot of benefits, but one that often goes unnoticed is the variety of work one can do with a CDL. There are several different types of truck driving jobs that veer away from what many consider a traditional truck driver to be. Truck Driving Job Categories Dry Van […]

Trucking with a Cat – What You Should Know

Life on the road gets lonely, that’s a proven fact. If you’re a trucker looking to potentially bring a furry friend along on your drives, consider getting a cat! Trucking with cats can be simple and rewarding if it’s done right. Benefits of Trucking with a Cat Cats are low maintenance. They eat once or […]

14 Ways to Save Money as a Truck Driver

Being a truck driver is hard, but being a broke truck driver is even harder. This is why many have started to look into how to get free money online. One thing that doesn’t have to be difficult is saving money. Follow these 14 simple money saving tips for truckers if you’re trying to lower […]

APU Weight Exemption Guide

APU Weight Exemptions by State APUs (Auxiliary Power Units) make it possible for truck drivers to remain comfortable while their parked and reduce fuel usage. For example, APUs can be used to power heat and A/C, a mini refrigerator, a television, hot plate or coffee maker. It’s helpful for truckers because they can still be […]

Pros and Cons of Leasing a Semi-Truck

Are you in the transportation industry and thinking about leasing a commercial truck instead of buying one? Weigh the pros and cons of leasing instead of buying before you decide what is right for you, personally. This guide to leasing a semi truck will be dependent on your personal financial situation, your future plans as […]

What Would Happen If Trucks Stopped

Trucking is the beating heart of the U.S. economy. Truck drivers deliver 10 billion tons of every commodity consumed and transport over 671 billion dollars’ worth of goods every year. In fact, 70 percent of all freight moved in the U.S. ranging from the food industry to healthcare is done by trucks. Many people may […]

How to Battle Homesickness on the Road

A truck driver’s life sounds like a country song: open roads, working hard, deadlines to meet, lone soul getting it done. The reality is that while trucking is a great career, it often comes with long days away from home. Even the most seasoned truck driver will feel pangs of homesickness from time to time. […]

How to Become A Hot Shot Truck Driver

Becoming a hot shot truck driver has plenty of benefits for truckers– the main one being that you are your own boss. If you’re considering becoming a hot shot driver, the process is similar to going into business with a Class 8. The difference? Since hot shot trucking often involves only one destination and can […]

Ways for Trucking Companies to Reduce Operating Costs

One of the most significant challenges for small trucking companies is keeping up with constant operating expenses. From truck repairs and maintenance to fuel costs, being an owner operator is no easy task. Business owners have to be organized and take budgeting seriously when planning for their financial future. Overspending can be detrimental to trucking […]