8 Tips to help long haul truck drivers stay awake Mar15

8 Tips to help long ...

TweetFor a long haul truck driver driving for a full-service trucking company, the ride can get boring very quickly. The transportation industry documented 432.9 billion miles in 2006, which translates to about 500 miles per day. A short haul truck driver will rarely have to deal with the...

Women are increasingly joining the deadly world of truck driving Mar11

Women are increasing...

TweetYUMA, Ariz. — Ingrid Brown had already piloted her big rig from the maddening rush-hour traffic of Southern California to the desert vistas of Arizona when she pulled into the grimy freight terminal. A chorus of idling diesel engines rumbled as rows of male truckers whiled away...

BOC-3 Form: Step-by-Step Guide Mar06

BOC-3 Form: Step-by-...

Tweet What is a BOC-3? “BOC” stands for Blanket of Coverage, and this filing is proof of process agents in all 50 states. If you just applied for your broker authority on the Unified Registration System (URS), you should have received your temporary/pending USDOT# and MC#. In...

How to Obtain Your USDOT and MC Number Authority? Mar01

How to Obtain Your U...

TweetSteps: 1- Open a company in your state: The type of company you open doesn’t really matter, it can be an LLC a small corporation, etc, etc. You can usually open your company through your state’s website, depending on your state of residence you might have to go in personally. 2-...

Common Truck Driver Health Concerns Feb26

Common Truck Driver ...

TweetYou sit for long hours every day. You’re probably snacking while you’re on the road and drinking caffeine to stay awake. Then, there are all of those signs for your favorite fast food restaurants blurring along the side of the highway. Let’s face it, staying healthy as a truck...

How Much Money Do Truck Drivers Make? Feb20

How Much Money Do Tr...

Tweet Unlike other careers with a set salary, Truck Drivers are typically paid a set rate per mile that they travel, not for how long they work. That rate varies depending on the years of experience the driver has, the region where they drive and the company they drive for. According to the...