Category: Jobs and Training

No one ever becomes a truck driver for the purpose of being exploited by his or her trucking company. But unfortunately, some trucking…

Continue Reading Being Exploited: Unscrupulous Trucking Companies Trap Truckers

If you’ve read our mutual expectations page, you know that Mike’s first driver trainer didn’t do a good job of training him. Teaching…

Continue Reading Becoming a Truck Driver Trainer: Motives, Warnings and More

When we started out in trucking, each of us was a team driver — first, each with our individual trainers and then…

Continue Reading A Team Driver Guide: Before You Become Part of a Trucking Team

Have you ever wondered what makes an “ideal” student driver and truck driver trainee? We examined the attitudes of selected student…

Continue Reading Ideal Student Driver and Truck Driver Trainee Classmate Lessons

In preparation for your CDL road test, you will need to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of a Class…

Continue Reading Pass Your CDL Road Test to Get Your Commercial Drivers License

Some professional truck drivers want a local truck driving job as opposed to regional, coast-to-coast, long haul or even international…

Continue Reading Local Truck Driving Job: How to Find One For Free

Mike Simons feels strongly that the expectations that a truck driver trainer and driver trainee each have about and during their…

Continue Reading Mutual Expectations Between Truck Driver Trainer and Trainee

In the title, we made a bold statement about a professional truck driver’s driver manager or fleet manager being the…

Continue Reading Your Driver Manager or Fleet Manager is the Key to Your Paycheck

Trucking companies frequently utilize recruiters to recruit new and experienced truck drivers to drive for them. We would like to believe that they…

Continue Reading Ask Recruiters Who Recruit Truck Drivers These Questions

Let us examine some aspects of truck driving jobs and truck driver jobs and then the future of the industry. As it…

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