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Why Become a Truck Driver?

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“Why become a truck driver?” We’ve been asked this question a million times, and the answer is simple….to gain your independence! As a trucker, you can find a rewarding job that cannot be outsourced. These are very significant reasons to both men and women who have seen a lot of changes since the COVID outbreak. … Continued

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5 Reasons to Celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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We often take for granted the work that truck drivers do to keep America moving. Without them, we wouldn’t have many of the essential goods that we rely on every day. From food and clothes to medical supplies, truck drivers play a vital role in keeping our country running. This September 11-17, during National Truck … Continued

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Is It Hard for Women to Be Truck Drivers?

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When you think of a truck driver, what comes to mind? Most likely a male Smokey and the Bandit type figure. And while trucking has historically been a male dominated profession, in the last decade more women are becoming truck drivers. This is because there are many opportunities for women in the trucking industry. In … Continued

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Couple Uses Truck Driving to Reach Financial Independence

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What would you do if all your living expenses were covered by your investments? Team drivers Josh and Sidney Sudmeyer are hoping to find out soon. The Farmington, MO couple is working toward financial independence and using their truck driving jobs to accelerate their savings. Many people think financial independence is just for the very … Continued

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Top questions to ask trucking companies during an interview

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Truck driver job interviews can sometimes feel a little one-sided, with the interviewer (most-likely a driver recruiter) asking you, the driver, all the questions and you simply answering them. However, it’s important to remember interviews can also be a great time for you to ask questions and learn about the company you’re interviewing with. Use … Continued

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Where Do Truck Drivers Sleep?

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If you are considering a job as a truck driver you’ve probably wondered, where do truck drivers sleep? After all quality sleep is important to driving safely. Where truck drivers sleep depends on the type of driving job. Drivers who transport cargo locally get home to sleep at the end of the day, but the … Continued

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What Are Truck Weigh Stations?

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Drivers across the US are accustomed to seeing truck weigh station signs on the highways. Even then, many are unaware of the purpose of weigh stations. Well, a weigh station is like a checkpoint, where officials inspect the weight of the passing trucks. These are done by officials of the Department of Transportation, or the … Continued

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Is Truck Driving a Good Career?

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You might be surprised to find out that truck driving is a good career and will give you more income and freedom than you imagined. If you’re considering a career in trucking, it’s important to know what the pros and cons are. This blog post will explore some of the best benefits and drawbacks for … Continued

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10 tips on how to become a successful truck driver

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A driver’s success isn’t just measured by hauling freight from one place to another. Determining driver success can be complicated, as success can have a variety of meanings for different people. Every driver is a little different and has their own unique set of goals. One driver might view success as being efficient and maximizing … Continued

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Truck Drivers Deliver Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is by far one of America’s favorite holidays. It is a time filled with gratitude and great food.  It is also the official start of the holiday season. This time of year wouldn’t be so joyous without truck drivers. As we experienced during the pandemic, life would be remarkably different if trucks stopped.  Everything … Continued

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