Entries by Reid Smith

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 […]

How St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund Helps Drivers

The truck driver community is strong. There are a number of charitable organizations out there that will lend a helping hand when drivers need it. Probably the biggest of these organizations is the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.   We were able to talk with Shannon Currier, Director of Philanthropy with St. Christopher who gave […]

4 Ways to Make More Money in Trucking

Pay is one of, if not the most important consideration to a driver when taking a new job. While Industry statistics show that average truck driver salaries are on the rise, most drivers are still understandably looking for more money based on the difficulty of the work they do. Let’s take a look at the different ways […]

What Does It Take to Be a Car Hauler Truck Driver?

One of the most recognizable trucks on the road is the car hauler. You’ve seen them on the highway, hauling cars, trucks and SUVs to their next destination, but have you ever thought about driving one as a career option for you? We talked to an experienced car hauler who gave us the facts about what […]

Small Trucking Companies vs. Large Carriers: Which is Better?

Small trucking company or large carrier? Every driver you ask will have their own opinion on which is better to work for. While there’s no one correct answer, there are pros and cons to each. Here’s what you need to know about small trucking companies vs large carriers, so you can make the best decision for […]