Category: Signing on with carriers

trucks-crossing-border

Aug 31 2021

Carrier Types – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

We recently put out an article on how to find the right carrier and one of our followers on Twitter asked if we could put out a list of things to look for in a carrier? We thought that was a great idea. Now a list could go on for pages and pages so we […]

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Aug 25 2021

Truck Driver Student to Business Owner Timeline

This question comes up all the time in class, “When should I buy a truck?” This is a very hard question to answer because it is based on a number of variables such as the experience of the person, determination for success, and mindset or business acumen. Not everyone should buy a truck or be […]

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Aug 2 2021

How Truck Drivers Get Paid in the Trucking Industry?

Truck drivers get paid mainly in three ways, by the mile, by the hour, or by salary or percentage. Although the pay formats may be general each carrier has their own combination and twists as to how they pay their truck drivers. Understanding how drivers get paid as a new driver will help you determine […]

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Female-Truck-Driver

Jul 26 2021

Tips for Starting Your Job Search for a Trucking Job as a New Driver

Are you in a truck driving school right now wondering where you will find a job when you finish your course? Many students are wondering about that fact and I often find students take a lazy daisy approach to finding a job. In fact not only do many take a wait and see attitude but […]

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Jun 29 2021

Manual Transmissions-The Additional Question for Your School

As if there wasn’t enough questions to ask that school that you are looking at taking your training with you now have to ask about the type of trucks they have in the fleet. A new person investigating training may not even know or care about the trucks in a fleet for a training facility […]

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May 31 2021

The Importance of Certified Driver Training

You read about it all the time, a student promised a job after completing a partial course by a trucking school and then in the end it falls through. You hear stories of students that were promised their licence to drive a truck for a mere $500. Then there are the stories of countless students […]

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