March 13, 2017 @ 5:23 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,
Top3reasons to become truck driver

Truck drivers are in high demand. The American Trucking Associations’ estimate the industry will need more than 96,000 new drivers each year for the next 10 years to keep pace with consumer spending. If you are looking for a career change, consider these top truck driver benefits:

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March 13, 2017 @ 5:13 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags:

The trucking industry is always changing. Since trucking plays a vital role in the U.S. economy, the changes in the industry are important for everyone. Take a look at the top four trucking trends for 2017:

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February 28, 2017 @ 5:52 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags:

It wasn’t long ago that truck driving had a much different image than the one it enjoys now. In previous decades, drivers were often viewed with skepticism by the public. While truckers have always received some sort of acknowledgement for the valuable economic service they provide to businesses and organizations across the country, the perception […]

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February 10, 2017 @ 5:28 pm | Category:News, Testimonials, Tips, Trucks | Tags: No tags

Hauling hazardous materials can be extremely dangerous for truck drivers which is why it typically pays at a higher rate. To enforce regulations and promote the safety of HAZMAT transportation, the FMCSA conducts over 154,000 annual roadside inspections, with an estimated 35,000 DOT HAZMAT violations reported. That’s nearly 23 percent of inspections resulting in a […]

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February 10, 2017 @ 10:38 am | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,

Top 10 Counties for Cargo Thefts in America According to CargoNet, there were 836 occurrences of cargo theft resulting in an estimated $172.9 million in losses during 2016. Los Angeles County had 329 thefts reported from July 2013 – July 2016, the most of any other county in America. The worst state for cargo thefts […]

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February 7, 2017 @ 4:50 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

Last year, we saw a lot of positive trends for freight. Here’s a look at the 10 markets that had the most loads posted for vans, reefers, and flatbeds in 2016. Below is a look at last year’s top 10 markets for load posts for vans, reefers, and flatbeds.

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January 31, 2017 @ 3:47 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips | Tags: , ,

See below for detailed PADD/geographic information.

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January 20, 2017 @ 4:58 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,
Take Care in 2017

Looking to stay safe on the job? If you’re a trucker, you’ll need to take extra care.

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January 20, 2017 @ 4:49 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,
American Trucking Team

Gary Smith, Garner Trucking Driver of the Year in 2015, was selected as one of 20 professional drivers to the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team, an elite group of professionals who serve as trucking industry ambassadors.

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January 10, 2017 @ 4:25 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,

The trucking industry is known for its community of events and truck shows, and 2017 is shaping up to be a promising year. In 2017, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week falls on Sept. 10-16. Through the week, trucking companies and related businesses and organizations will honor truck drivers with recognition, discounts and more. The annual Great American Trucking Show takes […]

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