Entries by Alayna Klco

Job of the Day: Carmen Pacheco Transportation

Today’s Job of the Day is from Carmen Pacheco Transportation Established in 2007, Carmen Pacheco Transportation, LLC (CPT) started in El Paso, Texas, with a small fleet of trucks and a vision. That vision was simply to become a dependable, efficient full-truck load service within the transportation industry to/from El Paso, Texas. We have exceeded […]

Job of the Day: Danny Herman Trucking

Today’s Job of the Day comes from Danny Herman Trucking Danny Herman Trucking seeks drivers that can contribute to our success and is a company where you can pursue your career productively and enjoyably. As you will quickly discover, our success is based on providing unsurpassed customer service. We have become noteworthy in this industry […]

9 Pros and Cons of Local Truck Driving Jobs

So you’re looking at local truck driving jobs? Great choice. Local trucking is a good fit for many drivers. Remember, as with any job, there are pros and cons to local trucking jobs. Before you make the switch, get to know the benefits and drawbacks of local trucking, and decide whether it’s a good fit […]

Job of the Day: Blue Line Distribution

Today’s Job of the Day is from Blue Line Distribution Blue Line Distribution: Guaranteed home weekends – Work-life balance – Family owned FAMILY. FUN. PIZZA. Blue Line Distribution has been family owned and operated for over 40 years; and is dedicated to leading customized and innovative food service logistics with safety as a top priority. […]

11 Types of Truck Driver Pay Explained

Truck driver pay is one of the key elements that CDL drivers look for in a new job. Some of the most important factors for earning potential are years of experience, location, the number of miles driven, special qualifications such as endorsements, type of haul, and haul range. Not all jobs are equally compensated, but […]

Everything You Need to Know for CVSA Safe Driver Week

Safe Driver Week is almost here! Coronavirus can’t keep trucks off the road, and it isn’t stopping the CVSA Safe Driver Week either. Mark your calendar for July 12-18, 2020. During the second full week of July, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is hosting a week to turn a spotlight to safe driving practices. Each […]

4 Things To Know About the Hours Of Service Ruling

2019 brought several proposed changes to Hours of Service Rules for truckers. Since then, those proposed HOS changes have been in a long review process with community input. Some of those same rules have already been modified under March’s Emergency Declaration to meet changing demands during COVID-19. Whether you love the changes or hate them, […]

6 Facts About Per Diem for Truck Drivers

The new per diem regulations were passed in December of 2017 and took effect for the next year’s tax season. Even though that was 4 years ago, there’s still a lot of confusion about changes in per diem for truck drivers. There’s a lot of information and mis-information out there, so we’re here to make […]

Lease Purchase Programs Are Confusing! Here’s What to Know

For many drivers, becoming an Owner Operator is the gold standard of the trucking industry. Lease Purchase programs can be a great way to move toward that goal, but they’re not for everyone. If you’re considering a lease purchase program, make sure you read the fine print. Details are everything. Here’s what you need to know. What […]

Preparing for a CDL Job Change: 6 Things to Know

Job changes are part of the natural evolution of a career. In the trucking industry, the turnover rate is high. Many drivers change jobs after only a year or two. Whether you’re new to the trucking industry, switching jobs after a layoff, or just looking for better employment, there are a few things to keep […]