Career Options Selling And Leasing Commercial Trucks

Selling commercial trucks and tractors can provide very lucrative careers for those that enjoy selling and working with customers. This is true regardless of whether you are selling new or used trucks. A CDL is not required to be a successful salesperson. However, if you have a CDL and have actually worked in the trucking […]
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Ten Non-Trucking Jobs For Licensed CDL Drivers

There are many opportunities for CDL drivers that want non-trucking jobs. These could be newly licensed graduates, retired drivers or others that want to seek other opportunities in the trucking industry. Fortunately, there are many available opportunities in the trucking industry which gives drivers many options. A CDL is a very versatile document so use […]
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Former Homeless Man Earns Fifty Thousand Yearly As A Truck Driver

James, an Atlanta, GA. resident found himself living on the streets of Atlanta. James had been working as a Sociologist in the Atlanta area. He was downsized and found himself out of work after working for the same company for ten years. He had a 401K plan, a savings account and unemployment benefits. However, after […]
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Newbie Truck Drivers – Retirees Find New Job Opportunities In The Trucking Industry

Retirees are increasingly looking to the trucking industry as new career possibilities. Many older adults retire and soon find themselves with too much time on their hands. They get bored watching television all day. They soon tire of congregating with older couples at center citizen centers spending their days socializing, watching movies, playing cards or […]
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Independent Owner Operator Team Drivers – Grandma and Grandpa Hit The Road As Longhaul Truckers

Meet Warren and April, a newly retired California couple who decided to enter the trucking business. Both recently retired from their jobs and decided to go into trucking after determining that it would be a good way for them to see the country while earning money. Warren was somewhat familiar with the trucking industry having […]
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Team Truck Driving – Trucking With My Honey

Truck Driving is one of the best jobs in the world for traveling around the country while earning money. Couples working as a team enjoy the benefits of earning money and seeing the county while having their sweetheart with them. Trucking appeals not only to young drivers, but to older drivers as well. Many couples […]
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How To Become A Commercial Truck Driver

You’ve done your research and have decided that the life of a commercial truck driver is just the career you want. So where do you start? The first step should be to evaluate your health. Certain conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure could limit your possibility of becoming a commercial truck driver. The […]
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Is Longhaul Trucking Right For You?

There are many things that determine success or failure in any given career. Trucking is no exception. Suitability for the career is one consideration. Job satisfaction is another. Proficiency in the career is another. The life of a longhaul trucker is unlike any other which is the reason it is referred to as the trucking […]
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Newbie Truck Driver Tips & Skills Needed For Success

You’ve earned your Commercial Driver’s License and are ready to begin your first job as a professional truck driver. Well not so fast as you will need other skills and attributes in order to be a successful driver. While obtaining a CDL is the primary requirement to be hired as a professional truck driver, you […]
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Are You Considering Becoming A Commercial Truck Driver?

Perhaps you’ve always wanted to be a commercial truck driver. You enjoy driving and believe you would like to drive one of those big rigs and life on the road. You look forward to the possibility of being able to travel throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Before you spend money and take the time […]
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Newbie Truck Driver – Advantages Of Becoming A Truck Driver, Requirements & Expectations

One of the best things about choosing a career as a truck driver is that trucking jobs are always available. Another thing are the numerous choices as to the type of truck you can drive, the type of freight you can haul and the types of routes you can drive. Nevertheless, trucking is not for […]
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Women Truck Drivers – How Women Were Influenced By Ice Road Truckers

The television program “Ice Road Truckers” has had quite an impact on women, particularly young women. Ice Road Truckers is a reality program which depicts truckers driving on winter roads also known as ice roads in Alaska and the Northwest Territories of Canada. These roads are actually seas or rivers which have frozen over and […]
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How Trucking Companies Recruit The Best Truck Drivers

The trucking industry like all other major industries has to attract qualified workers. Truck driver recruiters play a vital role in the recruitment of truck drivers. Truck drivers are always in demand and trucking companies want to attract sufficient numbers of qualified truck drivers to keep their trucks rolling. There are various methods that trucking […]
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Truck Driver Salaries And Benefits

Truck driving is a hard job and as a result truck drivers are under a great deal of stress dealing with the demands of the job. They have a huge responsibility on the roads each day. Of course they must know how to operate their trucks, trailers and other equipment in a safe manner. However, […]
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Flatbed Truck Driving Jobs

Flatbed trucking is in great demand.  Flatbed truck driving involves pulling specialized trailers called flatbeds. Flatbed trucks can transport freight that other vehicles cannot.  A flatbed truck also referred to as a flatbed trailer has an open body in the form of a platform. The platform is open and does not have a roof or […]
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Why Trucking Companies Offer Sign-On Bonuses

Thousands of Dollars in sign-on bonuses also called signing bonuses are being offered by trucking companies to qualified truck drivers that sign on with their companies. Some companies are offering bonuses to new and experienced drivers. These bonuses are being offered by major trucking companies and smaller trucking companies on a nationwide basis. According to […]
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Truck Driving Careers – Refrigerated Truck Driving Jobs

Refrigerated truck driving jobs are in great demand these days. Refrigerated trucking involves transporting products in temperature controlled trailers. These trailers are also referred to as reefers. Refrigerated trailers look almost identical to non-refrigerated trailers. However, they are equipped with refrigerated units. These units allow the driver to adjust the temperature of the trailer. The […]
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Demographics Of American Truck Drivers

Most people don’t realize that a great deal of their lives is impacted greatly by that of truck drivers. We take it for granted that we can simply go to stores to purchase what we need. If it weren’t for truck drivers deliver goods to stores across the country there would be little to purchase. […]
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Women Truck Driver Career Opportunities

An increasing number of women are attracted to jobs as truck drivers these days. The trucking industry is experiencing a shortage of truck drivers. Therefore, women are aware that they will have many immediate employment options upon successfully obtaining the appropriate truck driver license. There are numerous opportunities available for van drivers, box truck drivers […]
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Tow Truck Driver Job Description

Tow truck drivers provide emergency road services. This can be for private citizens, businesses or government agencies. Their duties include towing vehicles from one location to another. Vehicles are towed for any number of reasons including breakdowns, wrecks, police impounds, abandoned vehicles, repossessions, etc. Other duties include providing road assistance. This can include providing locksmith […]
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