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What You Need to Know About Team Vs. Solo Truck Driving

When it comes to a profession in the truck driving industry, you have a lot of options. You’ll have a choice of what truck to drive, as well as the freight you’d like to haul. On top of this, you also have the ability to decide between solo and team driving. Ultimately, the choice comes […]

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Tips to Staying Alert When Traveling Long Distances

When it comes to having an unconventional job such as truck driving, you’ll be faced with a unique set of challenges. One of these is battling fatigue when driving long distances. We all know that it’s easy to get distracted and tired when driving, especially during long trips and when traveling at night. Luckily, there […]

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Truck Drivers

If you aren’t familiar with the trucking industry, it can almost seem like those who run it are an invisible force. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of five informative, helpful, and amusing facts about truck drivers that you might not know. There Are A Lot of Them You see hundreds of trucks on the […]

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How You Can Work for Industry Professionals Like TMC or Maverick

At United Truck Driving School, we partner with some of the top professional companies in the industry. We do this to help our students with job placement upon graduation and the earning of their CDLs. We’re proud to work with these truck driving companies, whom our students are happy to be employed by once they […]

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Health and Driving: Your Truck Isn’t the Only Thing That Needs Maintenance

Much like the truck itself, getting from point A to point B can be rough if your health is in poor condition. This can be especially true if you are an over-the-road (OTR) driver that tackles the road for sometimes eleven hours straight. Before you make the trip, here are some things you need to […]

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Apps Every Truck Driver Should Have on Their Phone

With technological innovations happening every day, and the constantly changing world around us, it’s no wonder that more and more truck drivers are using their smartphones and tablets while working on the road. While the number of truck drivers relying on laptops has decreased, a good percentage of drivers use mobile apps for work and […]

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Sharing the Road: Helpful Tips for Driving Alongside Trucks

While being a truck driver is difficult enough on its own, the added distractions and obstacles that pop up as a result of traffic and other drivers can make the job all the more stressful. There are things we all can do to make truck driving easier for those who do it, though. These are […]

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5 Tips to Beat the Heat and Drive Safe this Summer

There are tons of resources and articles on how to safely drive your rig during the winter months, but what about the summer? While there may be less hazardous driving conditions during the summer, it is still important to keep yourself cool and stay focused on the road. Here are 5 tips to drive safe […]

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Truck Driving: Women Can Succeed in the Industry Too

In male dominated industries there are usually unfair stereotypes as to why this is the case. Many might say that certain occupations aren’t suited for women solely because of what they entail. While the truck driving industry is predominantly male, there are women drivers who are making great contributions to the industry today.  There are […]

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What’s Best for Your Health After Long Amounts of Time on the Road

Like many careers that exist today, as a truck driver, you’ll spend a great deal of your time sitting. This is an unavoidable factor of the job, and as many studies have shown, can lead to health complications. Don’t let this dissuade you from the job, though. As we mentioned, sitting is required in a […]

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