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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Commercial Driving Test Vs Behind the Wheel: What Parts Are There to the Test?

Anyone who operates a commercial vehicle, including passenger buses, semi-trucks, tractor-trailers trucks, and dump trucks among others should have a CDL (commercial driver’s license). There are three types of CDLs, including Class, A, B, and C that determine the type of vehicle you will drive. The different classes are also determined by the GVWR (gross

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