7 Tips For Avoiding Distractions While Driving
When driving an 18-wheeler, you’ve got a lot more to be mindful of than when you’re driving a passenger vehicle. To help you stay safe, here’s a list of seven tips for avoiding distractions.Read more
How COVID-19 Has Increased Demand For Truck Drivers
According to the National Tank Truck Carriers trade group, nearly one out of four trucks in the country are parked due to a shortage of drivers. Current estimates show the trucking industry will need more than one million truckers to join the industry over the next decade to maintain current demand.Read more
7 Steps To A Rewarding Career In Trucking
If you’re thinking of making a career change, here’s what you’ll need to do to become a licensed and employed truck driver in the US.Read more
How Do Truck Drivers Impact the Economy?
You’ve probably seen the bumper sticker from time to time: “Without Trucks, America Stops.” These words reflect an important reality too few people recognize: the impact of the trucking industry upon the American economy and the daily lives of millions of Americans is impossible to overstate. Without trucks and truckers to drive them, America really does stop. (more…)Read more
How to Choose the Best Truck Stop
For the long-haul truck driver, spending days and weeks away from home is part of the job. Because you might be away from certain comforts that are found at home, the truck stops that drivers choose to visit become very important. Even though they can never replace the comforts of your house, the best truck stops offer services and conveniences that help hold drivers over until their next trip to home base.
So how do you decide which truck stops are the best and worth your time? We at America Truck Driving School have put together a list of tips to help you choose where your next stop will be. (more…)Read more