CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES
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.
Preparing for the Winter Weather & Conditions
Winter weather presents one of the largest safety challenges to any truck driver. Successfully operating a tractor-trailer or any large vehicle in icy climates requires specific knowledge and skills. Winter driving can be especially difficult because it heightens the dangers of decreased visibility, poor traction, increased stop times and the missteps by other drivers. In … Continue reading “Truck Driver Tips for Icy Climates”
Maintaining a Healthy Diet while on the Road
If you pursue over the road truck driving, you understand how challenging it can be to remain healthy while on the road. Thankfully, there are steps that you can take to make healthier choices while on the job. Every healthy choice “counts” and consistency is key. So, browse the ideas below and see which ones … Continue reading “Over-the-Road Drivers: Tips for Keeping Resolutions!”
What does the Future hold for Truck Drivers?
With a new administration coming on board during 2017, the year is shaping up to deliver some surprises across the country. In an industry that is responsible for moving some 70 percent of the domestic freight in the country, changes in consumer demands, tax reform and infrastructure are going to affect it. 1. Greater infrastructure funding … Continue reading “Trucking Industry Outlook for 2017”
The Best of YouTube for Truck Drivers
If you are looking to learn more about driving a truck and how to break into the business, there are many places you can turn to. The same is true if you simply want to learn more so you can be successful. A great place to turn to are several vlogs that professionals in the … Continue reading “Trucking Vlogs for New and Aspiring Drivers”
Here's Some New Reading Material
Truckers are a unique breed in an industry that is vital to the health of the country. While you probably have buddies that you can talk shop with, there are other perspectives out there! Find new opportunities for career development, regulations coming down the pipeline — or even just for a few laughs. Blogs are the … Continue reading “New to trucking? Here are some great blogs!”
What You Need to Know Before Fido Hits the Road
For some truckers, the only thing better than being out on the open road is having their pets along for companionship. Luckily for these drivers, there are several trucking companies that allow pets, though drivers must ask about any restrictions. Drivers should also plan properly before bringing their beloved companions along for the long haul. Restrictions on … Continue reading “Professional Truck Driving with Pets!”