Top Benefits Of OTR Trucking

Over-the-road (OTR) trucking is a type of long-haul trucking that involves driving a truck for extended periods of time across the country. OTR trucking is a beneficial job for those looking for a long-term career in the transportation industry.    Here are the top eight benefits of OTR trucking: Financial Benefits One of the main … Continue reading “Top Benefits Of OTR Trucking”

Understanding Company Training After CDL School

Once you’ve obtained your commercial driver’s license (CDL), you can begin your professional driving journey. Don’t be fooled into thinking that you’re done with training though – many OTR trucking companies will require additional on-the-job training before you can go on solo trips. It’s important to understand what to expect during this process so that … Continue reading “Understanding Company Training After CDL School”

A Trucker’s Guide To Pre-Employment Background Checks

Truckers are at the heart of the transportation industry as it moves goods throughout the country and beyond. As a trucker, you must have a clear understanding of the job market to remain competitive and secure the best available positions. One key component to obtaining a successful trucking career is passing a pre-employment background check.  … Continue reading “A Trucker’s Guide To Pre-Employment Background Checks”

Weigh Station 101

To keep themselves and others safe on the road, commercial truck drivers must follow all state and federal regulations, including truck weight limits. Most commercial vehicles need to stop at weigh stations, known to truckers as “chicken coops,” to ensure compliance. If you’re a rookie truck driver ready to encounter your first chicken coop, this … Continue reading “Weigh Station 101”