6 Moments That Changed Trucking Forever

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Right now, we are facing what may be one of the most tumultuous times in the trucking industry. Regulations that are supposed to save lives somehow make it harder to do your job safely and legally. The nation’s bridges and highways are in bad shape. The public’s perception of the hardworking truck drivers who sacrifice to make sure that America has what it needs seems to slip lower and lower.

Today as we’re looking toward the future, we’d like to take a moment to look back as well. Trucking was never quite the same after these 6 moments.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Trucking – Winter Hazards Coming Soon

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Nearly one-quarter of all the vehicle crashes each year in the United States are related to adverse weather conditions, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. On average, nearly 6,000 people are killed annually and more than 445,000 are injured in these crashes, which number more than 1.2 million.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Trucking Jobs, Salaries Up

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In addition to tricks and treats, October brought an increase of 3,000 trucking jobs, according to JOC.com. The gain was made even more significant by a revision to the September jobs report from a loss of 3,600 jobs to a gain of 1,800 jobs. Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Trucking – Automated Cars Could Threaten Jobs of Professional Truck Drivers

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Automated trucks can be programmed to go from one warehouse to another, plying express lanes reserved for trucks that let them avoid interacting with human drivers.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

5 Ways to Show Respect to a Truck Driver

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Survey identifies 5 ways that carriers, brokers, and shippers can show respect to drivers for all 52 weeks in the year.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Truck Drivers – Park My Truck App

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Trucking and travel plaza leaders have launched a new highway safety initiative to help professional drivers find available truck parking.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Truckers – Preparing for Brake Safety Week 2016

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“The road to safer vehicles may begin with new technologies and improved braking components, but it also requires supporting them through proper maintenance and ongoing, proactive training and technical knowledge,” noted Fred Andersky, Bendix’s director of government and industry affairs.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Trucking Adds 3,400 Jobs in August, Department of Labor Reports

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For-hire trucking added 3,400 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9%, the Labor Department reported Sept. 2.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Trucking – Younger Drivers Soon a Reality

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As required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a three-year pilot program, which allows a limited number of individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce if they received specified heavy-vehicle driver training while in military service and are sponsored by a participating motor carrier.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!

Trucking Index Expected to Rise

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for June, at a reading of 2.92, continues from the previous month in a low trough due to slow freight and a lull in new regulations. Even with negatives affecting the trucking sector, the reading remains above zero, which is the break point between good and bad conditions.  Read more here.

Do you have a CDL license?  Are you a trucker looking for a driving job?  We have hundreds of companies looking for professional drivers to fill their driving job vacancies.  Visit our site and fill out our online truck driver resume and let these companies contact you.  It’s free!