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People need to be 21 as of right now to obtain a Class A CDL and become a truck driver. That said, there has been some talk in recent years about potentially lowering the age at which a person can obtain a Class A CDL down to 18. This could help the trucking industry in […]
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Does the idea of working at a job where your boss breathes down your neck all day long send shivers down your spine? If so, stop applying for desk jobs immediately and consider becoming a truck driver instead. Truckers enjoy a sense of freedom and independence they wouldn’t find with most other jobs. There are […]
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“Long haul” is defined as a long distance in reference to the transport of freight or passengers. Many truck drivers know what the long haul is because they’ve lived it– they’ve experienced trips that take them from state to state for days at a time… through all kinds of weather and challenges. A long haul […]
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The trucking industry is constantly on the lookout for new/more drivers. There’s a constant workforce shortage in North America and high turnover rates to boot. Recruiters use several methods to try and get potential applicants to be interviewed, to see if they’d be a good fit for various trucking company needs. How Drivers Are Found […]
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Did you know that the trucking industry has been around for more than a century now? It started way back in the late 1800s when a German company called Gottlieb Daimler created the first truck. Since then, the trucking industry has changed a lot. Nevertheless, it’s still just as important today as it was when […]
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As a truck driver, your main job is always to keep your eyes on the road while driving to steer clear of any trouble. However, unfortunately, there is something called attentional blindness that can make this harder than it might seem. Attentional blindness sets in when your brain struggles to process all of the things […]
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The trucking industry is facing a huge shortage of drivers at the moment. According to some reports, there are about 60,000 truck driving positions that need to be filled right now, and that number could swell over the course of just a few years if trucking companies aren’t careful. Companies are doing all sorts of […]
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There are more than 10 million people working in the trucking industry at the moment. Nevertheless, the industry is always looking to add new drivers. They’re especially interested in doing it right now since there is a shortage in the number of truck drivers scattered across the country. Would you like to help fill the […]
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Did you know that there are more than 3.5 million truckers working across the country at the moment? Some of them work close to home and spend every night in their bed, while others spend most of the year out on the road hauling shipments from one place to the next. Nevertheless, regardless of their […]
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If you’ve ever been forced to drive a truck in high winds, you know how difficult it can be. While that’s true for all motorists, it’s especially true for truck drivers. Truck drivers could potentially put your own life and the lives of others at risk if you make one false move. Fortunately, there are […]
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