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Read Below and Discover the Best Truck Driving Companies for 2016 Running a truck driving company or fleet is a balancing act. A good owner has to keep drivers happy while satisfying customers and building repeat business. This can be tough, which is why the TCA runs the Best Fleets to Drive For awards. Every year, the TCA takes recommendations from members and evaluates companies... more
10 Best Funny Trucking Video Mishaps You know what’s worse than experiencing an embarrassing moment? Having that moment caught on video! Unfortunately for the drivers in these YouTube truck driver videos, their bad luck was captured for all to witness. So let these trucking mishap videos be reminders to always put safety first in your trucking career. Check out these 10 trucking... more
There’s more to life than driving, sleeping, and eating, right? Of course you want to be as efficient as possible on the road so you can get back home and enjoy your home time, but don’t forget to stop and smell the roses when you’re driving. You don’t have to travel far for on-the-road entertainment. There are plenty of historical, bizarre, and picturesque roadside attractions that are... more
Is Bigger Always Better? Benefits of Working for a Small Trucking Company You've probably heard other truck drivers talk badly about small truck driving companies. Maybe you've even made the mistake of ignoring job listings at small companies in favor of those at national companies. In this industry, small trucking companies often get a bad rap, which is actually very unfair.... more
Top US Trucking Companies to Drive For For lots of drivers, the problem isn't finding trucking jobs—it’s effectively narrowing them down. There are so many semi-truck companies around the United States that you can get overwhelmed trying to compare them. Keep reading to learn more about your options and find out how to pick the top US trucking companies that treat their drivers well... more
Alltrucking's Top 10 Tips for Truck Drivers Searching for a Job Whether you're fresh out of driving school or you have decades of truck driving experience behind you, the job search is always a little intimidating. You don't know who you're going up against, how competitive a job is, or how long it will take you to find a job. Don't put off the truck job search any longer. Use these 10... more
Discover the Best CDL Refresher Course Here The amount of work that goes into driving a commercial truck is pretty crazy. As a CDL holder, you probably already know that. If you don’t use your CDL for a period of time, it’s easy to forget skills and laws that dictate your time on the road. Unfortunately, going too long without a truck driving job may make companies hesitant to hire you... more
Applying for your First Truck Driving Job? This is the Guide for you You’ve made it this far in your job search—you have a CDL in your home state, you feel confident that you can get behind the wheel of a commercial truck and actually drive it, and you’re ready to start earning money. But how do you get that first truck driving job? As you search for “CDL jobs no experience” and “no... more
How to Start a Trucking Company: Be your Own Boss You've worked as an owner-operator long enough to know that you're ready for the next step. You know the industry and you're confident that you can give customers high-quality service. What's the next step in starting a small trucking company? Read the tips listed below to find out what other small truck company owners have... more
Although we do not know the exact impact humans are having in connection with transportation and climate change, we do know that the Earth’s climate is behaving in ways we did not prepare for. The nation’s roadways are the perfect example of how you can make a prediction, but reality is usually much different. Climate change is already having an effect on almost every industry. From... more