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 9 Most Common Rookie Truck Drivers Make On The Road

All new jobs can be stressful and bring on new challenges that you are not always prepared for. This is especially true when your job involves operating an 80,000-pound semi-truck. No one wants to look like a newbie by making embarrassing mistakes the first time on the road.  That is … 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

The Educational Requirements of Being a Commercial Truck Driver

There are many benefits to becoming a professional truck driver.  Drivers spend a lot of time on the road so they’re constantly getting a change of scenery.  They get to travel to places they never thought they would.  There are sometimes points of interest along the way, so it can … Read more