Posts Tagged ‘new trucker’

Important Trucking Safety Tips

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Important Trucking Safety Tips
Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned trucker, it’s important to keep safety a top priority.

When you’re first starting out in your trucking career, you might not know what to expect. After all, driving a truck for a living is much more difficult than commuting to work in a normal passenger vehicle. You need to stay awake for long stretches of empty road and deal with traffic and also make sure your cargo doesn’t go missing. Here are some of the ways that you can stay safe while you’re out on the road.

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New Trucker: Preparing for Your First Day

Friday, September 28th, 2018

New Trucker: Preparing for Your First Day

The first day of a new job can be a little overwhelming, and trucking is no exception. Here are some tips to help you as you prepare for your first day as a trucker.

The first day of a new job can be a little overwhelming, and trucking is no exception. You have to adjust to the new team, learn logging procedures, familiarize yourself with new equipment, and all sorts of other things. As with everything else you do in your trucking career, preparation is key. Here are some tips to help you as you prepare for your first day as a trucker. (more…)

3 Things You Should Know about Every Trucking Company Who is Recruiting You

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

3 Things You Should Know about Every Trucking Company Who is Recruiting You

When searching for the trucking company that’s right for you, be sure to ask these three questions.

As a new trucker, you are probably going to get several companies who would like you to come drive for them. There aren’t as many well-qualified drivers as there once were, so companies are on the lookout for the good ones. When searching for the trucking company that’s right for you, be sure to ask these three questions. (more…)

How to See Past the Negativity and Start Your Truck Driving Career

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

How to See Past the Negativity and Start Your Truck Driving Career

It takes a special kind of person to really succeed as a truck driver.

There are good and bad things about any career, and truck driving is no different. It takes a special kind of person to really succeed as a truck driver. You should be hard-working, resourceful, and dedicated to safety. You should also be very comfortable being alone. Sometimes truckers are driving by themselves for very long periods of time. Truck driving is not for everyone, and the ones who fail tend to scare prospective drivers away. You really shouldn’t let them bother you if truck driving is something you really want to do. After all, how will you really know unless you try for yourself? (more…)