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Class B CDL: Requirements, Training, and Careers Earning a Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL B) can be the first step toward a long and successful truck driving career. Read on to learn more about the CDL B license, including information on what distinguishes it from other commercial driver’s licenses, how to obtain a Class […]

Going Places: Your Guide to an Encore Career in Commercial Driving Encore careers—careers in the second half of your life—provide opportunities to supplement retirement pensions and savings, learn a new skill or set of knowledge, build community and friendship with others, and even explore new locations. Regardless of your reason for considering an encore career, […]

Glossary of Trucking Industry Terminology Every career comes with its own unique set of acronyms and terminology that those new to the industry must learn, and trucking is no exception. In fact, the blend of high-tech equipment, regulatory oversight, and driver-to-driver communication in the trucking industry means there’s an abundance of terms to learn—and getting […]

Immigrants in Trucking

Angela Reed - 02/14/2022

Immigrants in Trucking: Career & Job Search Guide Truck drivers are the backbone of the supply chain, and without them, deliveries get delayed and stock shelves stay empty. However, according to the American Trucking Associations, the U.S. is experiencing a severe lack of qualified truckers, with the driver shortage reaching a historic high of over […]

Truck Driver Salaries

Angela Reed - 12/09/2021

Truck Driver Salary: How Much Do Truck Drivers Make? Trucking jobs often promise a stable, good income. Depending upon certifications and freight hauled, this vocation can often be lucrative. This page breaks down various truck driver salaries, how much a truck driver with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) can really make, and how truck drivers […]

Hotshot Trucking Jobs

Angela Reed - 12/08/2021

Hot Shot Trucking Jobs If you’ve been looking at getting started as a truck driver, hot shot trucking may be an ideal way to test the waters and begin your career. Learn all about hot shot trucking, including what equipment you’ll need, some of the pros and cons of the work, and how to find […]

Team Truck Driving Jobs

Angela Reed - 12/02/2021

Team Truck Driver Jobs Truck driving can be a very solitary job. While solo driving may be perfect for people who like to work alone, it can be very isolating for those who enjoy having company and prefer to work as part of a team. If you like the idea of driving for your career […]

Dump Truck Driving Jobs

Angela Reed - 11/19/2021

Dump Truck Driving Jobs If you’re looking for a truck driving job that doesn’t require months on the road but still earns a respectable salary, dump truck driving may be a good fit. This page explains what dump truck driving is, explores the pros and cons of the career, discusses how to get started, and […]

Mental Health at Work

Angela Reed - 11/19/2021

Mental Health at Work: How to Care for Yourself in These Stressful Jobs Let’s face it—no matter what your career, you’re likely to experience some sort of stress from time to time. Whether it’s the hours, pace, colleagues, or clients, every job from entry-level to executive will be emotionally and mentally challenging at some point. […]

Owner Operator Truck Driving Jobs

Angela Reed - 11/19/2021

Owner Operator Trucking Jobs Many people who enter the trucking field dream of becoming their own boss someday as an owner operator. Not only do owner operator trucking jobs offer more autonomy and responsibility, but they have the potential for significantly higher salaries. This guide covers the key differences between an owner operator and other […]