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Some Typical Truck Driving Myths Busted That Will Make You Proud to Be a Trucker

Some Typical Truck Driving Myths Busted That Will Make You Proud to Be a Trucker

Jobs, Truck driving
Whatever station you stop at, whether it is Pleasanton or Wyoming, you are probably pretty sure of getting a couple of suspecting glances from those civilians at the station. Throughout the decades North American truck drivers have been subject to stereotypical views and treated as such by those with certain assumptions about the truck driving industry. Even in Spielberg’s debut film, a truck driver is portrayed as a mad murderer, hunting an innocent person down for no reason at all. But, as all of us know, the typical portrayal of truck drivers in the media, movies and television shows are far from the truth. In this post, we will aim to bust all those myths that put truck drivers in a less than favorable light in the eyes of civilians and people unfamiliar with the freight transportat
Top 10 Truck Stops in the USA you Have to Visit When You are Out on Your Next Job

Top 10 Truck Stops in the USA you Have to Visit When You are Out on Your Next Job

Jobs, maps, Truck driving
Being a truck driver is not an easy job. It takes the toughest of tough with perseverance and stamina to match. It can be a lonely vocation when you are driving for hours on end with only your thoughts and the radio to keep you company. Luckily you are able to make pit stops to check on the cargo and fill up the tank and sometimes overnight. Our beautiful country has loads to offer in terms of a wide variety of landscapes to enjoy, cultures to explore and different small towns to discover. Along the way, you will also be treated to some of the country’s best truck stops. Truck driver hubs, if you will, where you will be able to fill up your own tank and interact with fellow truck drivers. We’ve found a list of the best truck stops in the country for you to have a look at. Be sure to mar
Top Tips for Truck Drivers and Owner Operators on How to Maintain Healthy Work Relationships with Colleagues

Top Tips for Truck Drivers and Owner Operators on How to Maintain Healthy Work Relationships with Colleagues

Jobs, Truck driving, Trucking
Working as a truck driver or owner-operator at a larger freight transportation company can be quite fulfilling. You are allowed independence and get to discover the beauty of our country while in complete solitude. You also get to experience job security and loads of other benefits which can include health insurance and an annual bonus. By your side will be your teammates at dispatch, as well as managers and supervisors running and overseeing the entire operations of the company. Nurturing great work relationships with your teammates and colleagues is something that goes with the job. Even though you won’t be spending a lot of time at headquarters, you will need to be able to get along with others. In this post, we discuss some of our top tips on how to nurture healthy workplace relatio
The Top 10 Qualities of the Best Truck Drivers That Will Make You Feel Great About Being a Truck Driver

The Top 10 Qualities of the Best Truck Drivers That Will Make You Feel Great About Being a Truck Driver

Jobs, Trucking
If you are looking at hiring a new OTR or CDL truck driver to join your team, there are a couple of things you should consider before hiring the person with the best-looking resume or the most experience. The recruitment process is tedious at best, but finding someone who is going to deliver the goods, pun intended, is key to continue delivering and providing your clients with excellent service. But what exactly should the truck driver’s qualities be apart from being capable to drive a truck? Whether you are a truck driver or a company, you will find our next article of great help when it comes to the recruitment process. Here, we take a look at the top 10 qualities every great truck driver has, qualities that you should either strive for or look for when you are hiring someone. #1 Res
Find the Best OTR or CDL Truck Driving Job Listing Platforms That Will Make You Want to Apply for a New Job Today

Find the Best OTR or CDL Truck Driving Job Listing Platforms That Will Make You Want to Apply for a New Job Today

Jobs, Truck driving
If you are thinking about hitting the job search and joining another freight transportation company, you are in luck. Over the years the truck driver recruitment process has changed quite a bit, no longer do you have to phone up companies enquiring about job opportunities or have the newspaper as youronly source of information on possible jobs. Today, with the help of the internet, you can enlist or subscribe at some of the best truck driver job listing platforms and have access to the best truck driving jobs as they become available. Even if you don’t want to join a platform and share your personal information, you are still able to browse job listings on these platforms. The process makes recruiters, as well as job seekers,live a whole lot easier, and the process much sleeker. In this
6 Top Tips on How to Ace Your First Truck Driving Interview

6 Top Tips on How to Ace Your First Truck Driving Interview

Interview, Jobs, Truck driving
Are you only starting out applying for ajob as a professional CDL or OTR truck driver? So, you’ve done the training and completed the courses, you’ve got your license and endorsements in hand and you are as eager as a beaver to get started. You look everywhere and apply at all the best freight transportation companies in the country, and someone wants to set up an interview. Interviews, no matter which industry you are working in, can be a bit intimidating to the most of us. You have to answer a whole lot of questions, some of which can be difficult to answer when you are put in a spot or feeling nervous. Just to help ease your mind and assist you during this process, we’ve compiled a list of top tips for you to stick to when going on your first interview and acing it too. Let’s take a
Top 10 US Truck Driving Schools for You to Learn How to Drive Like A Pro

Top 10 US Truck Driving Schools for You to Learn How to Drive Like A Pro

Jobs, Schools, Trucker
Are you considering a career in CDL truck driving? Have you asked around or do you know a CDL or OTR truck driver who can give you some much-needed advice and pointers? If not, or even if you do, our advice and resources should get you right on track and start out your career as a truck driver in no time. Choosing a career such as freight transportation can be a rewarding yet challenging choice to make. Hours are long, roads are far and wide, and you will spend a lot of time at home. As far as salary goes, you won’t be disappointed as truck drivers in the US to earn a higher than average salary. This all, of course, depends on your level of experience and the license you hold. If you would like to join the exciting world of CDL or OTR truck driving and you have already made up your mind