There are many types of jobs you can get with a CDL. The truck dispatcher, or freight dispatcher, role doesn’t require one, but it does play an important role for any trucking company or owner-operator. It can also be a great place to start if you want to learn more about the transportation industry or […]

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People from all walks of life can find stable jobs in the trucking industry. However, if you have been convicted of a felony, getting a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and choosing to be a truck driver can be much harder. Can you get a CDL with a felony? The short answer is that it depends. […]

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What Is The Best Trucking Company To Start With? One of the fastest ways to find your first job as a truck driver is to look for companies who recruit specifically for new drivers with no driving experience. These entry level truck driving jobs can target any class of commercial driver’s license (CDL) and could be for over the road (OTR) work or local truck driving work, such as driving a dump […]

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You need to meet certain requirements set by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and your state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to drive a commercial motor vehicle. DOT certification is one of the requirements. Depending on the types of driving jobs you apply for, you may have to get a DOT certificate (also known […]

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As of January 2022, an average OTR truck driver can make upwards of $52,000 per year. Compared to the rest of the gigs in the trucking industry, this is huge! But, the sweeter the reward, the more complex the pathway to achieving it. That’s right! Being an OTR truck driver requires a lot of skill, […]

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