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Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers

Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.

  • How to obtain your Colorado Commercial Driver's License

    According to experts, the trucking industry is currently experiencing a shortage of drivers. To combat this, and attract new drivers, most companies are already offering sign-on bonuses, higher pay per mile, and additional retirement and health benefits. Moreover, they are considering accommodating a younger generation of applicants, thus creating new opportunities for those interested in …

  • What disqualifies you from getting your CDL license?

    The trucking industry creates stable career opportunities for people from all different backgrounds. However, a flawed driving or criminal history may leave you questioning your eligibility for a commercial driver’s license (CDL).  Not everyone qualifies for a commercial driver’s license. Today we are answering the question of whether a felon can get a CDL and …

  • The pros and cons of driving each route

    After you have completed training and passed your CDL tests, you will have a lot of truck driving career opportunities to choose from. Your biggest decision will be deciding to go to work over-the-road (OTR) or for a local company. Both offer specific benefits and setbacks, and it’s important to know the pros and cons …

  • Understanding How a Pre-Hire Benefits You!

    When you’re looking to begin your truck driving career, you may hear of or even find yourself with one or several pre-hire letters. If you are unfamiliar with these, we’ll help explain what a pre-hire letter is, and how they benefit you as a new driver. Understanding Pre-Hires A pre-hire is a letter from a …

  • What to expect after earning your CDL

    You’ve finished trucking school, and now you’re feeling ready to head off on your first solo cross-country trip. Before you can strike out on your own, however, there are a few more steps you need to take after completing your CDL training. Pick a Carrier The employment opportunity you choose will depend on the type …

  • What would happen if we were to lose our truck drivers?

    We’ve all heard that America relies on truckers. That truck drivers deliver the goods we all need to thrive and survive. It’s also been said that without truckers, our country would soon come to a standstill.  Is that true? What would happen if we were to lose our truck drivers? Here are a few examples …

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