Tips for new CDL commercial truck drivers on the road and at the customers.
You’ve heard about the money to be made by becoming a truck driver. And stop at any truck stop and you’ll notice that there are countless trucking job magazines filled with advertisements from trucking companies looking for truck drivers. Many companies are advertising the possibility of making up t.
A little advice BEFORE you decide to start trianing for your CDL that I can tell you first hand, I have already had the headache of what they do not tell you up front, that you must do. And they are not bashful about sending you home if it does not work out fast enough or at all. And some random thoughts which seem to flow from my brain like wind through the trees.
In the aftermath of a truck accident, most people are quick to blame the truck driver. However, many tractor trailer crashes are actually caused by the carelessness of motorists traveling near trucks on the highway.
The trucking industry keeps America moving. However, there are several safety concerns that must be addressed with every shipment.
“A matter of when, not if.” It may be a straightforward sentence, but it is one that heralds one of the larger problems that could afflict the American trucking industry throughout this year and incredibly difficult to counteract. In this specific case, the problem is a projected shortage of drivers that may reach 400,000 individuals by January 2012, according to Eric Starks, president of FTR Associates.