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Problems that new truck drivers face

Truck driving can be a solid career, but many truck drivers will admit that getting started isn’t easy. It doesn’t require extensive formal education and there’s an abundance of truck driving jobs, so many people try to jump right in. What they’re often not aware…

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Automatic vs. Manual Truck Driving

Truck driving is accompanied by a particular set of stereotypes, and one of the most common of those is that to be a real truck driver, you have to drive a manual transmission. Like most stereotypes, though, even if there is some truth involved, it’s…

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Going Slow for Safety

When it comes to truck driving, speed is important, but it’s never so important that it should come at the cost of safety. It’s more than just truck stop parking and driving – even reviewing your assignment and going over the paperwork before you take off…

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Truck Stop Parking Safety

All truckers should be aware of the potential danger of truck stops. Staying aware is crucial, and it’s also important to go very slow for maximum safety – ideally under 10 miles per hour. Keep track of your surroundings and find a parking spot that’s…

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What qualities do the best truck drivers have?

There are lots of CDL truckers, but just because you’re licensed doesn’t mean you’re separating yourself from the rest of the group. How do you really stand out among the field and show that you’re deserving of the best loads? Great truck drivers tend to…

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Keeping Focused on the Road as a CDL Driver

When you’re on a long drive, it’s easy to lose focus on the road. Keeping yourself from staring into space is important both to make sure you’re going where you’re supposed to and also for your own safety. Here are some ways to keep your…

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What To Keep In Your Truck for Emergencies

You never know what you’re going to need when you’re on the road. We’ve compiled a list of items you should always keep with you on the job, and even in your regular vehicle too. What To Keep In Your Truck for Emergencies 1. Tire…

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How to Be a Professional Truck Driver

With millions of tons of freight that needs to be hauled, there’s a very large need for professional truckers. If you’re looking to become an industry pro as a truck driver, there are a few tips and tricks you can follow on your path to becoming…

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CDL Related Jobs Available

If you’re interested in earning your CDL, but don’t have the desire to drive across the country, there are other jobs available that will put your CDL to good use. Some of the jobs available don’t involve driving but are still tied to the trucking…

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What to Expect from an Employment Background Check

When you’re looking for a new trucking job, reputable hiring companies will likely run a background check before hiring you. Having a proper background check is crucial in ensuring only the safest operators are on the road. So what does an employee background check entail?…

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