Several Found Dead in Trucking Trafficking Incident

An apparent smuggling operation involving undocumented immigrants came to a tragic conclusion early Sunday morning in San Antonio. Confirmed from the Associated Press: Eight people were dead at the scene, according to the San Antonio Fire Department. Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told The Associated Press on Sunday afternoon that… Read more »

8 Solid Pieces of Advice from Truck Driver Trainers

We asked our trucker fans to share the best advice they have learned from a trainer and we heard over 400 responses! Here are the top 8 pieces of advice, chosen according to most likes and editor’s picks. ​1. Wreck = Fired! ​ You wreck the truck you’re fired! -David Franceschi ​2. Aim high. ​ ​​Aim… Read more »

How do I get a high paying truck driver job?

If you’re one out of 3.5 million commercial drivers, how do you score one of the top high paying truck driver jobs? The short answer is by gaining experience and working hard, but there are clear tips to know if you’re looking for high-paying truck driver jobs. Your pay is influenced by a number of… Read more »

When Truckers Meet Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s creator and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg stopped at the World’s Largest Truckstop in Iowa during his tour across America. He learned a thing or two about truck driving jobs in America. He posted on his verified Facebook account about the experience, including photos of him climbing into a rig and enjoying a truckstop meal. We’d like to… Read more »

Every Trucking Job Is Different

The trucking industry is experiencing a period of change and growth. There are things to watch out for, like tricky and unfair terms in lease agreements, as pointed out by a USA Today investigation. In the past couple years, some news media have shared concerns of a driver shortage damaging the industry. Yet, when you… Read more »

National Carriers First USA Food Carrier Certified for New FSMA Regulations

Iron Apple is pleased to confirm that National Carriers has recently met the Iron Apple Certification Requirements for FSMA – Food Safety Transport Regulations. The new FMSA Regulations went into effective on April 6, 2017 and impact thousands of the food shippers, brokers, and carriers in the USA and Canada. SAI Global recently completed the… Read more »

Truckers and Pets. Should you bring a pet on the road?

We’ve been asked over and over about trucking and pets. Drivers want to know if it’s worth the hassle and how to get their company on board. We talked to experienced truckers and researched company pet rider policies​ to find answers. Here’s what we found: ​1. Dogs are amazing copilots. Four legged partners are one of… Read more »

Meet Terry, S.C. Trucker for 11+ Years

Terry M. has been on the road for over 11 years and has seen 48 states worth of rolling highways. When we reached out to him about being a Money Monday $250 cash winner, he was excited to share his story with us. Terry said that after years as an owner operator, he was ready to… Read more »

4 Reasons Truck Drivers Love OTR Driving Jobs

For the right person, long haul truck driving jobs or over-the-road driving can be a dream job. Each week, we interview drivers about their experiences on the road. These are the top 3 reasons truckers love OTR driving jobs. 1. If you want to make more money year after year. On top of the unique… Read more »

Meet Monday Monday Winner Tammydee., Connecticut truck driver

Congratulations to our Money Monday winner, Tammydee, a Connecticut truck driver. Tammydee has had an OTR truck driving job for 4 years. Before she became a truck driver, she worked locally in her hometown so she could be with her children. When her first child left for college and her youngest finished up high school,… Read more »


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