Author: Platinum Drivers Inc.

Is Truck Driving a Smart Career Path?

Happy truck driver looking at reflection after working on his mental health

Are you bored living where you live? Are you tired of doing your current job and looking for something different? Why not consider driving a truck for your new career? Strong Earning Potential One of the main reasons people become truck drivers is for the money, of course, and it can pay well. But there’s… Read more »

Reasons to Work With a Driver Staffing Employment Agency

Responsible truck driver giving a thumbs up

In today’s fast-paced world, finding the right job can be a daunting task, especially for truck drivers. The logistics and transportation industries are constantly evolving, making it crucial for drivers to stay ahead of the game. That’s where driver staffing employment agencies come into play. Driver agencies are dedicated to helping truckers find the perfect… Read more »

Getting Your CDL is a Pathway to a Rewarding Career

Classic orange semi truck on multilane highway

A CDL (commercial driver’s license) is required for those in the U.S. who operate large and heavy vehicles such as trucks, buses and trailers. What are some reasons to get your CDL? After some study, testing and practice, you can obtain a CDL which opens up new opportunities for you to work and make money. … Read more »

Things Truck Drivers Should Check Before Leaving

Truck driver fixing track

Truck drivers have a long list of things to check before departing for their trip. Check Under the Hood First things first: tip the hood of the truck so you can gain access to the engine. You’ll want to check fluid levels (oil/coolant) and look for any leaks that need attention. Are the caps all… Read more »

The Importance of Truck Driver Communication

Truck driver on radio

If you mention the word “trucker” to someone, they immediately think of driving– after all, a trucker does a lot of driving goods to and from various places. But there’s more to trucking than just getting behind a wheel, pushing down on the gas pedal, reading maps and making deliveries. Trucker communication is actually a… Read more »

Truck Driver Appreciation Week Is Coming Next Month!

Driver with thumbs up outside window

Guess what’s rolling around the corner? That’s right, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is just a few weeks away! Mark your calendars for September 10-16, 2023, because we’ve got some miles to cover on the highway of gratitude. Why Truck Drivers are the Unseen Heroes of Our Economy First off, let’s just talk about the… Read more »

The Signs of Truck Driver Fatigue

Drawing of truck driver tired

Did you know that a study found that 13% of commercial motor vehicle drivers were found to be fatigued at the time they were involved in an accident? As such, it’s essential that truck drivers know what driver fatigue is, what the warning signs of driver fatigue are and what they can do to combat… Read more »

How Motorists Can Help Keep Truck Drivers Safe

Driver with truck radio

If you drive a small car and you’re next to a semi on the highway, realize that the big truck weighs a lot more than your car– like, 16 times as much! So, just like little kids defer to big adults, small cars need to give big trucks their space on the road. How can… Read more »