Congrats to Kansas Trucker Alfredo Tapia Martinez!

Join us in giving a big CONGRATULATIONS to Alfredo! National Carriers announced Alfredo Tapia Martinez as NCI Driver of the Month for July 2017. Alfredo calls Liberal, Kansas home, where he runs his own trucking business as an owner operator within the NCI Livestock Division. “Alfredo can be counted on every time he is assigned… Read more »

5 Reasons, 5 Ways to Thank A Trucker – Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

We are celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week with five reasons to thank a trucker and five ways to do it. Truck drivers carry 73% of American cargo. They are the prime movers of our economy, literally. With so many goods shipped throughout the country, most communities and businesses would not survive without truck drivers. Drivers are the reason… Read more »

TMC Driver John Casey Named to Trucking’s Top Rookie Top Ten Finalists

  John Casey represented TMC at the Great American Trucking Show as a top ten finalist in the 2017 Trucking’s Top Rookie contest on August 25 in Dallas, TX. John first climbed into his black and chrome Peterbilt on June 7, 2016 and never looked back. It was the first day of his new career… 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 »

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 »