Stay Safe From Lightning on Your Drive

Driving in poor conditions can mean dangerous scenarios for you, others on the road and those alongside the road. Awareness is key when it comes to staying safe in a thunderstorm. Before heading out on the road, always check weather conditions on a smartphone app, weather site or local radio and television broadcasts. Unfortunately, you cannot… Read more »

Are You Neglecting Your Mirrors?

As a result of their width and length, large trucks have several blind spots that cannot be viewed from the cab. These blind spots are a safety risk for both drivers and those around them. Safe truck driving habits include maintaining and using your truck’s mirrors effectively with the idea of getting rid of blind… Read more »

Are You an Unemployed Millennial? Try Truck Driving!

The trucking industry is in desperate need of younger drivers, and that makes Millennials who get into truck driving a hot commodity. Surveys have shown the need for a unique type of license, a commercial driver’s license (CDL), is a big reason Millennials don’t opt for a truck driving career. However, some businesses do provide… Read more »

Want to Hire Better Drivers? Look for These Five Qualities

Truck drivers take care of many key responsibilities for a company, and you can never hire drivers that are just too good at their job. Of course, hiring good drivers isn’t easy. There’s no magic formula to making the perfect hire. There are, however, a few qualities that are common to high-quality candidates. Below are… Read more »

Staying Safe on the Road This Winter

For truck drivers, winter driving safety depends on common sense, planning, and attention to detail. Keep your truck in top condition, drive defensively and be ready to handle emergencies. Prioritize safety when making decision and you’ll likely stay safe out there. Preparation is Key Prior to beginning your journey, it’s crucial to see if you… Read more »

8 of the Most Common Reasons Drivers Leave Their Jobs

When drivers quit, it’s not usually because another company lured them away with a better offer – it’s because something caused them to leave. Often, the decision to quit is triggered by several small things that add up, until one day the driver has had enough. Consider the following eight common reasons why drivers quit… Read more »

Different Types of Jobs You Can Get With Your CDL License

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If you like driving large vehicles on the open road and you have a clean driving record, a career as a commercial driver may be for you. These jobs typically require earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Long-haul truck drivers are most commonly associated with a CDL. According to the Truck Driver Institute, these drivers… Read more »

Do You Recognize Your Best Drivers?

Do You Recognize Your Best Drivers?

One of the essential ingredients to a fostering a culture of engaged employees is recognizing great employees. The typical driver come to work wanting to do a good job, but they still need to be occasionally acknowledged for their efforts. This ought to be naturally integrated into the way that management interacts with staff members.… Read more »

Should I Take This Driving Job?

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Trying to find a job can be annoying and slow-moving. There are only so many jobs you can submit an application for and interviews seemingly pop up randomly. So, when a job offer does come your way, it can be tempting to jump on it right away. However, the application process should be a two-way… Read more »

Summer Safety Commercial Driving Tips

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Whether you have recently finished driving school or are an experienced driver, the heat out on the road will affect you and your truck. You should always take measures to defeat the heat throughout the summer months. The following summer safety driving tips can help keep you safe and comfortable until the cooler fall weather… Read more »