Tag: truck driving careers

Truck Driving Jobs Consume a Large Portion Of Online Employment Ads

The American job market still hasn’t risen fully from the recession and struggle the economy experienced a few years back. Luckily, there are still some career paths where worker demand is extremely high. One such job is that of truck driving. Truck driving offers great pay, benefits and security of a lifelong career. Carrier trucks… Read more »

Safety Tips for Driving in the Rain

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Driving safely either on back roads, highways, or city streets is already a task in itself, but when you add rain to the mix, it take the difficulty to a whole new level. Whether it is daytime or nighttime, rain can be a hazardous condition to drive in. Rainy weather can be dangerous for you,… Read more »

Reasons to Join the Trucking Industry

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The world as we know it would stop if truckers all decided to not do their jobs. You’ve probably seen the TV commercials proclaiming “America runs on Dunkin.” Well, Dunkin Donuts do fill many people’s bellies daily, but the phrase should really be changed to “America runs thanks to truckers.” Now is a good time… Read more »

What Can Drivers Do To Prevent Cargo Theft?

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Whenever anything of value is transported from Point A to Point B, there’s always the risk of that cargo being damaged or worse– stolen. Cargo theft is something all truck drivers worry about. After all, you feel responsible for the loads you carry and do not want anything to go wrong, naturally. So what can… Read more »

What is the SAP Program?

We’ve written about drug and alcohol testing on this blog in the past. The reasoning behind the testing doesn’t need to be explained—it makes the road safer for everyone by reducing the possibility of accidents. However, it’s important to remember that truck drivers are human beings who are prone to making mistakes just like the… Read more »