Driver Resource: Trucking Companies That Hire Drivers With DUI/DWI

Each carrier has its own set of rules but many will consider hiring drivers with records of a DUI/DWI. DUI refers to driving under the influence. DWI refers to...

Driver Resource: Trucking Companies That Hire Felons

There are many U.S. trucking companies that hire convicted felons. Each carrier has their own set of rules but many will consider hiring felons 5, 7, or 10 years...

CVSA shares new details on upcoming driver-focused blitz

On Tuesday, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) provided information on an annual operation to crack down on unsafe driving behaviors.

Eye-opening video gives you a lesson on how the U.S. Interstate system works

ver wonder how the U.S. interstates that you drive on every day got their name? This quick and informative video breaks down the "interstate's forgotten code" to show viewers how the roadways were built and named.

PennDOT’s Tier 1 – 5 travel ban system explained

Confused about the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) vehicle travel restrictions during bad weather? Here's what you need to know.

WSDOT warns of longer road closures, slower response to winter storms due to ‘pandemic...

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning drivers that their response to winter storms will "will look a little different" this year as lingering pandemic issues have resulted in staffing problems for the agency.

Colorado DOT reminds drivers about I-70 sun glare safety closures

This week, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) issued a reminder to drivers about "sun glare season" triggering early morning safety closures on I-70.

Have questions about California’s chain laws for truck drivers? Here’s what you need to...

As winter approaches and the weather turns chilly, truckers who travel in California often have questions about the state's chain requirements.

Colorado chain law is now in effect — here’s what you need to know

Truckers trekking through some parts of Colorado will need to make sure that they have chains on board in just a couple of weeks.

WYDOT reopens 9 of 10 shuttered rest areas — for now

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) recently reopened several rest areas that have been closed for nearly a year, but they'll be shutting back down at the end of the summer.
Student Driver

What’s the difference between truck driving school and paid CDL training?

Trying to decided between attending a truck driving school or signing up with a trucking company directly might be a challenging decision. Either option has merits and both options will put you on the right track for advancing your career.

VIDEO: Are twisted ratchet straps actually weaker?

A man puts ratchet strap strength myths to the test in this interesting experiment.  Some say that a ratchet strap loses 50% of its load capacity if there’s a...

Here are the 25 deadliest highways in America — ranked

A new report looked at fatality rates on U.S. highways to determine which are the most dangerous for drivers.

How to make more money as a truck driver

Guest posting from Jake Peters of Driveteks There are many positives to being a truck driver, the biggest positive being job security. Drivers have a lot of leverage when...

Do NOT take a new truck driving job until you ask these 100 questions

Whether you're a veteran driver or a rookie, it can be hard to break through a driver recruiter's song and dance to get the information that you need about a job you're...
Female trucker shares viral message about trucking coils

Female trucker shares important message about hauling coils

A Montana-based long haul truck driver used a Facebook post to spread awareness about why motorists should respect the space of drivers who are hauling coils. Driver Daisy Delaney uses...