Entries by Reid Smith

Everything to Know About Being a Company Truck Driver

As it stands right now, 91% of all truck drivers on the road are company drivers. Since these drivers make up such a huge part of the industry, it’s important to know the pros and the cons of being one. Here’s everything you need to know about being a company driver.   What is a […]

Buying a Semi Truck: 4 Tips to Consider

Should you buy new or used? How can you know if it’s really a reliable vehicle? What are my financing options? Buying a semi truck is a big decision, and there’s a lot of factors that go into making it. If you’re thinking about taking the leap to become an owner operator or you’re expanding […]

The Cost of Not Doing Preventative Semi Truck Maintenance

As an owner operator, preventative semi truck maintenance is extremely important to not only your truck’s longevity, but your financial health as well. Preventative maintenance can be the difference between paying a couple hundred bucks and a couple thousand for a repair.   As a company driver, you may be thinking that preventative maintenance isn’t […]

Truck Driving with Your Spouse: What to Know

Truck driving is one of the few careers where you have the chance to work with your spouse. There are advantages and disadvantages to this option, and things you can do to make the experience more enjoyable. Here’s what you need to know before taking the plunge into truck driving with your spouse.  Advantages of […]

Drive My Way Hires David Gottsman as Senior Account Executive

Drive My Way announced that David Gottsman has joined the team as a Senior Account Executive. Drive My Way matches CDL truck drivers and owner operators with jobs based on their professional qualifications and personal lifestyle preferences.  David has been an account executive for over a decade, helping fleets of all sizes navigate various technology purchases. His […]

Drive My Way Hires Mike Scansaroli as Director of Integrated Marketing

Drive My Way announced that Mike Scansaroli has joined their team as the Director of Integrated Marketing. Drive My Way matches CDL truck drivers and owner operators with jobs based on their professional qualifications and personal lifestyle preferences.  Mike graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. The central theme […]

Should I Get an “N” or “X” Tanker Endorsement?

For truck drivers, the path to increased earnings comes with experience and endorsements. Endorsements are special designations given to certain truck drivers so that they can drive specialized types of vehicles or haul materials that are dangerous or difficult to haul.  Two of the most popular endorsements are the “N” and “X”. Here’s what you […]

7 Things to Know About Night Truck Driving

Some truck drivers love being on an empty highway at night, while others prefer to do their hauling during the daytime. No matter which you prefer, most truck drivers will put in their fair share of night driving at some point in their career.   Depending on what you drive, what you’re hauling, and who […]


What to Know Before Enrolling in CDL Classes

If you’re thinking about starting a career in trucking, one of your first steps should be looking into CDL classes. These classes will teach you the basics of being a truck driver so that you can test for a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Here’s what prospective drivers should know before they enroll in CDL classes. […]

What’s the Real Cost of Getting Your CDL?

Trucking can be a lucrative industry, but it’s also a highly regulated one. Before you can think about getting in a truck, you should consider the upfront CDL costs you’ll need to pay. Here’s a breakdown of those costs, plus some tips on how you can save money along the way.   4 CDL Costs […]