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I got my Licence But Can’t Get a Job!

I got my Licence But Can’t Get a Job! Newspaper

A driver at a recent job fair was complaining that he went to a truck training school and passed his licence but now can’t find a job. I asked him about the school as to whether they were certified or not but he did not know. I asked how long his training was and he […]

Preparing for a Carrier Road Evaluation

Preparing for a Carrier Road Evaluation Person-filling-out-application

“People just aren’t prepared! I get drivers who show up and think we will give them a safety vest, hammer, gloves, and other equipment which they should have with them. New candidates seem to think that we will supply that for them, but those are the basics of being prepared for a road test. You […]

Is the Trucking Industry Shutting Down?

Is the Trucking Industry Shutting Down? Trucks in mountains

There is a lot of homework that goes into choosing the right carrier to work for as a driver and although we often tell truck drivers to research an environment there is only so much a driver can do. You can look at the carrier’s equipment, talk about their maintenance plan, discuss their operating patterns, […]

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