Best Apps for Truck Drivers
There are plenty of mobile apps for truck drivers that will help simplify your daily routine and assist in time management and structured logs. In some cases, these apps can also save you money! Here is a quick rundown of some of the most popular trucker apps.Read More >
Heavy Trucks Required to Have Electronic Stability Controls
By August 1, 2017, all heavy trucks will be required to be equipped with electronic stability control (ESC). This mandate is the latest in a series of actions to improve safety taken by the federal government. Once implemented, the National Highway Transit Safety Association (NHTSA) expects the controls to prevent 1,700 crashes annually.Read More >
Trucking Industry Nearing Pre-Recession Numbers
The U.S. trucking industry is approaching pre-recession employment numbers. In the month of May, the U.S. economy added 280,000 jobs. According to the numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), total employment for transportation and warehousing grew by 13,100 jobs in May.Read More >
Military Servicemen Can Become Truckers
Driving a semi-truck takes a lot of training and practice. Trucking companies tell their recruiters to search for the most reliable drivers they can get their hands on. The demand for such high standards makes military servicemen and women an ideal choice for employment.Read More >
Do Truckers Get the Holidays Off?
Professional truck drivers grow accustomed to being on the road for long stretches at a time. The trucking lifestyle is not for everyone, but for many, the financial freedom easily makes up for the time spent away from home. However, there are still certain times of the year (the holiday season especially) when no one […]Read More >
How Truck Drivers Can Prevent Back Pain
Whether you are a truck driver or not, most people have probably experienced that nagging, awful ache at the base of the back. It never seems to go away and sitting in the same constrained position for long periods of time only makes it worse. The ache can also be an effect of heavy lifting […]Read More >
Three Things to Love About New Truck Drivers
Starting out as a rookie truck trucker can be overwhelming. The long list of terms, weight limits and regulations can be a lot to take on in the beginning. However, new truck drivers should know that they are highly valued. They have certain qualities and benefits that well-traveled truckers lack. Here’s a short list of […]Read More >
Life Inside Semi-Truck Sleepers
The inside of a semi-truck is a complete mystery to many people. Thousands of men and women spend weeks at a time inside these vehicles, yet many of us have never seen one from the inside. Because of the nature of the job and the amount of time spent in the cab, the actual amenities […]Read More >
Texting While Driving Laws Result in Higher Fine for Truckers
There are few things more frustrating that glancing at the driver beside you, only to find their eyes glued to their lap with one hand on the wheel, unfocused on the road. What’s worse is if that driver is in a massive, 18-wheeler semi-truck. The danger associated with distracted driving has put a texting while […]Read More >
How Does a Trucker Spend Time on the Road?
Considering a job as a semi-truck driver? Then you’re probably wondering about what life on the road is really like. Many truckers say the job of a semi-truck driver is not a job at all; it’s more of a lifestyle that takes a massive amount of dedication and a certain type of personality.Read More >
How to Be a Healthy Trucker
Life on the road can be long and tiring and pulling over for fast food or taking a break at a greasy diner has become the quick fix for many trucker’s hunger pains. Recent studies performed by Harvard Medical School have revealed that truckers not getting enough sleep are often pulling over for a double […]Read More >
Why Choose CDL Training Today?
Truck driving is one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing industries. No matter what the product – if we use it – chances are, it got delivered there by a truck. For over 30 years, the nation’s best trucking companies have depended on CDL Training today to produce the finest truck drivers on the […]Read More >