Finding Your Trucking Niche

Trucking has the potential to be a great opportunity for many individuals. After earning your commercial driver’s license (CDL) and getting some experience, you have multiple options to tailor your career to your preferences. When you are first getting started, it’s worth thinking about what your long-term goals are so you can work toward finding … Continue reading “Finding Your Trucking Niche”

Manual vs Automatic Trucking

For years, semi-trucks with manual transmissions were the standard, but advances in technology have led to a new generation of automatic trucks. Many trucker drivers prefer the simplicity and ease of an automatic rig, while others continue to enjoy the control they get by driving a vehicle with a manual transmission.  Manual Transmission in Semi-Trucks … Continue reading “Manual vs Automatic Trucking”

How Freight Transport Works

Truckers play an essential role in the transportation industry. According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA), 72.5% of our nation’s freight travels via semi-truck. As a trucker, you don’t necessarily need to know all of the ins and outs of logistics beyond your immediate role. However, it’s helpful to have a general idea of how … Continue reading “How Freight Transport Works”

The Risks of Low Bridges

A typical passenger vehicle driver may not think twice about low bridges, but for semi-truck drivers, these are serious potential hazards. Low-clearance accidents are collisions where a truck, bus, recreational vehicle (RV), or other large vehicle makes contact with the top of a bridge, power lines, or other structure that does not provide enough vertical … Continue reading “The Risks of Low Bridges”