What is it Like to Drive a Truck for a Living?

Someone once said that a person could get more satisfaction from being a first-rate trucker than they can from being a tenth-rate executive. Maybe it’s because trucking isn’t just a career, it’s a way of life. The industry’s history dates back to before the 1930s. In 1933, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) formed to represent

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What is it Like to be a Female Truck Driver?

Although women truckers aren’t the novelty they were a few decades ago, they still represent only a small percentage of all long distance truck drivers at just 6 percent. Women do find some challenges in this industry, but for those who like to drive the big rigs, there are some definite advantages to getting a

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Truck Driver Shortage Solutions: Could Your New Trucking Career Help End This Issue?

There is a shortage of truck drivers delivering goods to stores and this explains why the prices of commodities are steadily rising. Trucking companies across the country are struggling to find interested and qualified drivers, especially for long-haul routes, forcing rates and wages higher. According to the American Trucking Associations, the industry was short more

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