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Tips for Staying Alert While on the Job

During your trucking career, most of the time you spend on the job will be behind the wheel of your truck. Thus, road safety is one of the most essential components of your job. Drowsy driving is one of the most common causes of accidents while on the road, with potentially serious consequences. Staying alert … Continue reading “Tips for Staying Alert While on the Job”

Trucking Industry News: Truck Driver Shortage

As the economy recovers and demand for raw materials and goods increases, the trucking industry must grow to meet the rising demands of the consumer. This increased industry growth, coupled with changes in the number of hours truck drivers can be on the job before resting, has led to a significant shortage in the number … Continue reading “Trucking Industry News: Truck Driver Shortage”

Top Trucker Associations

Trucking associations exist to represent the interests of trucking industry employees. These associations serve the interests of both trucking companies and truck drivers, seeking to improve factors such as working conditions, pay rates, and safety across the transportation industry. Keep reading to learn more about a few of the top trucker associations in the U.S. … Continue reading “Top Trucker Associations”

New Safety Rules for Truck Drivers to Reduce Fatigue

Truck drivers spend long hours behind the wheel as they transport goods from one location to another. However, constant driving can cause fatigue and drowsiness, both serious concerns when handling a truck on the road. In an effort to improve trucking safety and reduce fatigue-related accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has introduced new … Continue reading “New Safety Rules for Truck Drivers to Reduce Fatigue”

Ways That Truckers Can Improve Their Fuel Efficiency

Fuel is the single largest cost involved in the trucking industry. As the price of fuel continues to rise, along with demand for consumer goods, changes in vehicle technology and driving techniques allow drivers to improve their fuel efficiency. Keep reading to discover how you can improve your truck’s fuel efficiency to enjoy fewer stops … Continue reading “Ways That Truckers Can Improve Their Fuel Efficiency”

The Job Outlook for Truck Drivers

Although the economic climate has been in a state of flux, the job outlook in the trucking industry has remained strong. Truckers are needed to transport raw materials, consumer goods, livestock, and much more to both local and national destinations. Keep reading to learn more about what you can expect regarding employment in the trucking … Continue reading “The Job Outlook for Truck Drivers”

Benefits of Becoming a DSW Driver

Becoming a truck driver offers you a wide range of career possibilities and opportunities. When you choose to work with DSW Drivers of Tucson, you’ll instantly gain benefits you won’t find with other trucking companies. At DSW Drivers, we are dedicated to providing a positive work environment where our drivers will find the support they … Continue reading “Benefits of Becoming a DSW Driver”

How to Become a Truck Driver

A career in the trucking industry offers you the chance to see the countryside while making a steady income. If you’re considering becoming a truck driver, there are certain steps you must follow to achieve this goal. Knowing what to expect in terms of preparation and finding a job can help you along the way. … Continue reading “How to Become a Truck Driver”

Employment Prospects for Truck Drivers Are Growing

Are you considering a rewarding career as a truck driver? Current trends have been showing an increase in the number of employment prospects for truck drivers in Tucson and across the country. Keep reading to learn more about this upward trend in available truck driving jobs and how it can benefit you. Additional Jobs As … Continue reading “Employment Prospects for Truck Drivers Are Growing”

Deciding Whether Truck Driving Is Right for You

A truck driving career offers many unique benefits, including the opportunity to explore new destinations and live an independent lifestyle. Prior to pursuing a trucking career, it’s important to evaluate your employment and lifestyle goals to determine whether truck driving is right for you. While many find trucking an enjoyable and exciting career path, there … Continue reading “Deciding Whether Truck Driving Is Right for You”