Latest Truck Driving Stories

How to Find Free CDL Classes Near Me

Tuesday, Feb 19 2019

So you’ve heard that there are trucking companies in the US that train student drivers for free. Sounds good, but too good to be true? Not at all. There is a solid percentage of trucking companies that provide free training for students. The trick is finding these companies as ... read more

Trucking Companies Offering Great Home Time For OTR Truckers

Thursday, Feb 14 2019

When it comes to finding a truck driving job, there is one key term that all truckers are searching for—home time. For those in the commercial trucking industry, home time is the period of time you get to spend at home off of the road. Since the trucking business, ... read more

How to Find Truck Driver Parking Over the Road

Tuesday, Feb 12 2019

Reasons you need to find a place to park vary as a truck driver. You might need truck parking so you can take a nap or go to sleep overnight, which is most commonly the case. You may be required to pull over for your off-duty hours as part of ... read more

Stevens Transport Provides CDL Training at Partnering Schools

Thursday, Feb 7 2019

For truck drivers interested in going to trucking school through a reputable trucking company, listen up. Stevens Transport provides truck driver training at the Stevens Driving Academy of Texas. However, the way this school operates is by training truck driving students at satellite campuses across the nation. Learn more about ... read more

Nussbaum Transportation Named Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For of 2019

Tuesday, Feb 5 2019

Nussbaum Transportation is excited to announce that Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge have named Nussbaum one of the top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For of 2019. This is the 5th year IN A ROW that we have received this honor. This recognition highlights the tremendous efforts of the Nussbaum family: ... read more

Trucking School Classrooms Vs. Truck Driver Simulators

Tuesday, Feb 5 2019

In your quest to become the best truck driver on the planet, you’re considering going to truck driving school. As you’ve researched schools and training programs, you have seen schools that offer driver simulators. Then you have schools that stick strictly to in-person instructors. Which is better for ... read more

Marten Transport Gives College Scholarships

Thursday, Jan 31 2019

As a truck driver who is a parent, you understand far too well the high price of a college education. If you are helping your child or children pay for college, then any assistance you can find can be beneficial. Consider college scholarships, which do not have to be repaid ... read more

Heartland Express Receives Multiple Awards From FedEx Express

Tuesday, Jan 29 2019

To receive one award for a job well done in the trucking industry is great. To receive two awards from the same shipping customer? Well, that’s awesome. When these awards come from a fellow trucking company, that’s frosting on top of the cupcake. When the shipping customer slash ... read more

Mott Community College in Michigan Offers Four-Week CDL Training

Thursday, Jan 24 2019

Recently, Mott Community College in Michigan announced a new truck driver training program. This program helps truck drivers in Flint, Michigan get the behind the wheel experience and CDL training they need to become a professional driver. Learn more about how the program works and which student drivers are eligible. ... read more

Old Dominion Awarded the EPA SmartWay Excellence Award for 4th Year

Tuesday, Jan 22 2019

One of the most environmentally friendly trucking companies is Old Dominion Freight Line out of Thomasville, North Carolina. Founded in 1934, Old Dominion has been honored with the SmartWay Excellence Award by the Environmental Protection Agency. In fact, this is the fourth consecutive year that Old Dominion has earned this environmental ... read more

4 Trucking Schools in Wyoming

Thursday, Jan 17 2019

Going to trucking school in Wyoming is not impossible. It is just more complicated due to sparse population size and simple lack of CDL training programs. Student drivers are limited to four schools, one of which is affiliated with a WY community college. Find out where truck drivers train to ... read more

JB Hunt Receives Ninth Consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award

Tuesday, Jan 15 2019

Recently the Environmental Protection Agency released its selection of partners to receive the SmartWay Excellence Award. There are more than 3,700 partners that are among the applicant pool. Out of this vast number, only 40 SmartWay Partners made the mark to earn the Excellence Award. JB Hunt won the award this year, ... read more

16 Trucking Schools in Wisconsin

Thursday, Jan 10 2019

As you embark on your truck driving career in Wisconsin, trucking job applications all start with one question. Do you have your commercial driver’s license? If you do not, then this is Step One on the journey to becoming a professional trucker. The easiest way to get your CDL ... read more

Millis Training Institute Offers CDL Training in Five Locations

Tuesday, Jan 8 2019

As you prepare yourself for a career in the truck driving industry, you might be interested in going to trucking school. This type of training gives you the skills and knowledge needed to successfully pass the CDL exam and get your commercial driver’s license. One trucking company in Wisconsin ... read more

8 Trucking Schools in West Virginia

Thursday, Jan 3 2019

West Virginia is home to the Appalachian Mountains, the Potomac River, the explosion of the coal mining industry in the US, and a railway to transport the precious cargo to the rest of the nation. Today the trucking industry booms thanks to the freight needs of the top industries in ... read more