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 »

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 »

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 »

10 Top Cities for Truck Drivers

Truck driver jobs are becoming the #1 job in almost every state. With more jobs comes more chances for experienced and new truck drivers to earn more money. Trucker pay, benefits and work conditions vary by carrier and location. This makes it important for drivers to know the best cities for truck driver job success. Using data… Read more »

Thanksgiving: From Farm To Truck To Table

As you are getting ready for the annual Thanksgiving chow-down, take a moment to consider how far our Thanksgiving meals have come. When we talk about where food comes from today, we describe it as farm to table, but most people neglect to mention the important step in between: the truck. Truck drivers are an… Read more »

How Truck Drivers Can Make More Money

Drivers say the two best parts about being a trucker are the views and the money. But let’s get real, those views look a whole lot better when we’re bringing home that thick bacon. The better the bacon, the better the view. Can I get a 10-4? Just like any career, making more money while… Read more »

Unbelievable Reasons To Thank A Trucker

The incredible amount of hard work that truck drivers put in to get the job done can be hard to sum up, but this amazing statistic gives us a snapshot of everything drivers do. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that commercial transport employs 1 out of every 7 US workers and serves over 7 million… Read more »

All About Free CDL Schools and Tuition Reimbursement

Being a truck driver is one of the best career choices for people who want big paychecks and a sense of independence in their work. We get questions every day asking for tips on how to become a truck driver. One of the first steps is getting commercial drivers license (CDL) training which can thousands of dollars. To help out… Read more »