Trucking Companies

Hot Shot Trucking

What You Should Know About Hot Shot Trucking?

The trucking industry has a variety of terms that are used to describe different jobs, but if you’ve ever heard the term hot shot trucking, then you might wonder what it means. What do hot shot truckers do? Hot shot trucking is a way of transporting time-sensitive goods quickly and efficiently and hot shot truckers…

Semi Truck Passenger

Can Truckers Have Passengers (A Must Read For Truckers)

Those who are new trucking find out quickly that despite the benefits and pay, there are some uglier aspects of life and employment within the commercial truck driving industry. One of those aspects is the loneliness of being gone for long periods of time.  In many cases you can take family members and even pets…

Prison and Cuffs

Do Trucking Companies Hire Convicted Felons?

After being convicted of a felony, finding employment is a challenge many people face after the handing down of judgment or after serving their sentence. A common career path people hope to fulfil is trucking, but do they hire convicted felons? In the United States of America, there are a lot of trucking companies that…

Paid In Cash

How Do Truck Drivers Get Paid? Hourly Or Percentage? Weekly Or Biweekly?

When it comes to the salary of truck drivers, different companies handle it in different ways. However, companies prefer certain options overall due to their convenience and employee preference. So, let’s look at the most popular methods of payment companies like to use and why they prefer to use them. Truck drivers are paid in…

Flatbed Trucking

Is Flatbed Trucking Hard? | Is It Worth It?

Not every road-ready individual can be a trucker. Flatbed trucking transportation requires expertise that can only come from years behind the wheel and creating an intimate connection between yourself and the 40 tons of machinery you operate on the road. Flatbed truck driving is known to be one of the most challenging types of truck…

Getting Tattoo

Can Truck Drivers Have Tattoos? (Company Rules)

Tattoos have long been associated with felons or undesirable members of society in Western culture. There has been a mind shift regarding the acceptance of tattoos in the workplace and in society in general. Does this shift apply to drivers in the trucking industry? In the United States of America, most trucking companies allow their…