Getting Jury Duty As A Truck Driver – What To Expect

Becoming a long haul or over the road (OTR) truck driver is usually a conscious decision or a requirement to get the needed experience to get a local CDL job. Regardless of the reason, OTR truck driving requires a lifestyle change. Being a long-haul truck driver requires compromises to be … Read more

What Happens If A Truck Misses An Open Weigh Station

There are a lot of question’s out there as to what happens if a truck doesn’t stop at a weigh station. There are a lot of misguided answer’s out there as well. Today I’m going to tell you everything you need to know about them! First things first, if you … Read more

Is It Legal For Truck Drivers Use CBD Oil: Get The Facts

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CBD Oil is legal… or is it? With all the confusion surrounding the Medical and Recreational Marijuana industries, it can be hard to keep track of what’s legal and what’s not and who can use it legally. You’re obviously here because you found yourself asking “Can truck drivers use CBD … Read more

Pros and Cons Of Being An Owner Operator Truck Driver

Are you entertaining the thought of going independent and shift from being under the authority of a company to becoming your own boss? We have provided some basic information on what it takes to get started and what you can anticipate in starting your own business as an owner-operator (O/O). … Read more

When Do Truckers Have To Stop At Weigh Stations?

Truckers usually have a demanding job. One has to work with strict deadlines, covering vast distances at a go. In the process, the cargo needs utmost care, as no damage is acceptable. In this job, one needs to allow time for rest stops, checks, as well as an additional allowance … Read more

The Differences between Owner Operator vs Company Drivers

Being a truck driver is a difficult but fulfilling life. With such a large driver shortage there are more driver jobs out there now than ever before. This shortage has had a positive impact on the salaries for drivers. Trucking companies are now paying more for entry-level drivers than they … Read more

What Is A Commercial Truck Driver And How To Become One?

Tractor trailers, 18-wheelers, semi trucks – whatever you call them, most drivers have seen the large commercial vehicles on major roadways. But according to a 2017 report from the American Trucking Association, the number of truck drivers working in America is very low and continues to drop. Qualified drivers are … Read more

How Long Can A Commercial Driver Drive Per Day And Week?

Commercial driving in the US can be a lucrative and exciting career option for many as it often provides substantial pay as well as a variety of different job opportunities. There are a few regulations that a CDL holder must have a firm grasp on in order to avoid unnecessary … Read more