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Archive for June, 2018

Large Commercial Trucks vs. Regular Cars: Are They Really That Different?

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Driving large commercial trucks is a lot more complex than driving a regular passenger vehicle!

To answer the question in the title, the answer is yes. Just looking at a large commercial truck can make some fellow drivers nervous. There is a huge difference between driving large commercial trucks and a regular car, which is why they require different tests and licenses. If you ever wondered just how different it is to drive the two, here is some insight.  (more…)

4 Benefits of Starting a Truck Driving Career

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

If you enjoy traveling, nice pay, and flexible hours, a truck driving career may be right for you!

If you love driving and want a change of pace in your life, a truck driving career may be a great option for you. This job is unlike any other and has very specific perks that you won’t find anywhere else. If you are considering starting a truck driving career, here are four benefits to help make your decision easier. (more…)

Summer Maintenance Checklist

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Make sure your freight truck is in good shape this season with this summer maintenance checklist!

The summer season is right around the corner and you want to make sure your freight truck is in good shape for those upcoming road trips. You want to inspect and maintenance your vehicle before it gets uncomfortably hot outside. Here are some items you don’t want to leave off of your summer maintenance checklist for your freight truck.  (more…)

Tips for Transporting Refrigerated Freight

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Transporting refrigerated freight can be tricky so you want to make sure you do it correctly.

Summer is approaching quickly and that means prime time for refrigerated freight. Truck drivers are transporting fresh produce, meat, and ice cream for those hot days and summer BBQ’s. It is important that you transport refrigerated freight correctly because you want the products to stay fresh and as cold as they need to be. Here are some tips for transporting refrigerated freight.  (more…)

The Truck Driver Shortage In The U.S

Friday, June 1st, 2018

The truck driver shortage in the U.S isn’t just impacting those in the industry, but it is impacting the entire country.

As baby boomers retire and millennials get into the workforce, there is a noticeable shortage in the amount of truck drivers we have here in the U.S. While this shortage has been apparent for years, it is beginning to take more of a toll now more than ever because demand is increasing. Here is what you need to know about the truck driver shortage in the U.S. (more…)

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