Building a Career as a Trucking Owner-Operator

July 13th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Truckers often start out working for large companies and driving big rigs they don’t own. But there’s a unique opportunity in this industry to be your own boss without actually starting your own trucking company. As an owner-operator, you’ll purchase or lease-to-own your own equipment. You’ll enjoy the freedom of being your own boss, and […]

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What to Expect on Your First Solo Truck Trip

June 8th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Once you’ve started your new career as a trucker, there will come a time when you face your first significant challenge: your first trip on your own. Traveling solo can be exhilarating, but it can also be intimidating. Here’s what you should know about your first independent trip as a professional trucker: You need to […]

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Advice for Working with Your Dispatcher

June 8th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

When you become a trucker, you’ll need to get used to working closely with your dispatcher. The dispatcher is basically your manager, responsible for everything from scheduling your trips to monitoring your daily logs. As a trucker, it’s in your best interest to have a good relationship with your dispatcher. Here are some tips for […]

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Healthy Eating Tips That Actually Work for Truckers

May 25th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

Eating healthy when you’re on the road is a challenge for truck drivers. Many of the standard healthy eating tips people give just aren’t compatible with what life is really like when you’re driving a truck, which can make you feel like you don’t have a choice but to have another fast food meal. The […]

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Could Team Driving Be Right for You?

May 11th, 2018 | Truck Driving News

If you’re considering a career in trucking but aren’t sure if long, solo road trips are right for you, then team driving could be the answer. Team driving has many advantages, but it isn’t the right fit for everyone. Here’s what you need to know about team driving so you can decide if you should […]

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Why Should You Work Through a Trucking Company?

April 20th, 2018 | Uncategorized

Working a traditional nine to five isn’t the best route for some people, and those people should think about working with a trucking company. Commercial driving offers job security, can offer onsite training, and will pay you enough to make a comfortable living. Continue reading and see why you should work through a trucking company. […]

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Questions to Ask as You Start Out in Your Trucking Career

April 6th, 2018 | Uncategorized

Heading into your first day of work at a new job is often nerve wracking, even if you’re a confident person. Asking the right questions before you dive in helps you get a feel for what you’re getting into and taking classes may be the best first step. Know what kind of jobs there are […]

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Making the Most of Your Benefits as a DSW Driver

March 23rd, 2018 | Uncategorized

The first step to finding a job in the trucking industry is to earn your commercial driver’s license. Once you’ve done that, you can research different Tucson trucking companies to find the best fit. The DSW Drivers team enjoys great benefits like insurance, vacation, and tuition reimbursement, so read ahead and make the most of […]

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How Modern Equipment Makes Trucking Easier and Safer

March 9th, 2018 | Uncategorized

The purpose of technological advancements is to make life easier, and modern tech has been helping Tucson trucking companies in a number of ways. It makes braking easier, helps employees understand their vehicles, and enhances GPS tracking. Here’s more on how modern equipment makes trucking easier and safer. Better Awareness Today’s trucks are much smarter […]

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How Much Time Off Do You Get as a Trucker?

February 23rd, 2018 | Uncategorized

Commercial driving is the ideal career path for many people, but everyone needs a break occasionally. Even if you love being on the road, you’ll love the amount of time you get to spend with your family as a truck driver. Keep reading and find out how much time off you get as a trucker. […]

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