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The CDL Test: Are You Ready?

Are you considering a career in truck driving? Truck driving is a fast growing career that promises opportunity, excitement and a chance for advancement. Of course, the money is good as well, and that’s one of the primary reasons folks choose this high demand career path. Before you can be hired by a trucking company, … Continue reading “The CDL Test: Are You Ready?”

The History of the Truck Stop

Despite the numerous types of vehicles that have come into common use since the first automobile, it is upon the large semi tractor trailer that America still depends. Ever since the rise of the trucking industry took over from the railways, the American truck stop has been evolving to accommodate the thousands of men and … Continue reading “The History of the Truck Stop”

American Highways: A Retrospective

People today take highways for granted, but the introduction of the U.S. highway system is relatively recent. The vast interstate highway system that can take you from coast to coast or north and south, in fact, was only created a little more than half a century ago. Let’s take a brief look at the history … Continue reading “American Highways: A Retrospective”

Five Ways to Pay For Trucking School

Those looking to get into the trucking profession in Arizona need to invest in trucking school. There are many ways to pay for this schooling. Filling Out a FAFSA The FAFSA is a free application for federal student aid that can easily be filled out online. The good thing about FAFSA is that all of … Continue reading “Five Ways to Pay For Trucking School”

Trucking: Do You Have What It Takes?

A truck driver is a professional who transports goods from one place to another. If you are thinking about becoming a truck driver, then there are several things that you will need to take into consideration. Below are some of the key facts that you need to know about being a truck driver: Becoming A … Continue reading “Trucking: Do You Have What It Takes?”

The Cultural Impact of the Highway

Highway History Although 2013 marked the 100 year anniversary of Lincoln Highway, America’s first transcontinental highway, it was not until 1939 when Congress considered a federally funded a national interstate system. In 1944, the Federal Aide Highway Act gave permission for the national highway system to be constructed, but it failed to give permission for … Continue reading “The Cultural Impact of the Highway”

How would you like that shipped?

The trucking industry is in constant motion. We need all kinds of materials moved to different locations throughout the world, and to accomplish that we need a wide variety of trucks. And while they will have stark differences in design and function, all of these trucks have the same purpose. They need to safely move … Continue reading “How would you like that shipped?”

How to Deal With Time Away From Family While You’re Trucking

There are many benefits to building your career as a truck driver. You have flexibility to choose the type of hauls you want to make. You can see so many new parts of the country that most people never get to lay eyes on. You have a stable income that can move with you if … Continue reading “How to Deal With Time Away From Family While You’re Trucking”

How Old Is Too Old To Learn To Drive A Truck?

Many people have always dreamed about driving a truck, but they think that they are too old to learn. Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as being too old to be a truck driver. In fact, many people do not start driving a truck until they are well into their 50s. The … Continue reading “How Old Is Too Old To Learn To Drive A Truck?”