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Choosing the Right Energy Drink for Your Long Drive

Professional truck drivers sometimes have to take late shift or work long hours. Naturally, during this time, it’s all too easy to become tired and worn down from the exhaustive shift. So what do you do to stay awake? Truck drivers have their own personal method for staying awake. Whether it’s singing at the top […]

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6 Ways to Save Fuel While Trucking

Nowadays, most people are trying to be environmentally friendly in one way or another. They also want to save money whenever possible! By following some of the tips outlined here, you can be a more fuel efficient truck driver, take care of your truck’s systems, and do your wallet a big favor. Look Ahead As […]

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“Should I Be A Truck Driver?” Decide if Driving is the Right Career for You

It’s hard to determine whether anything is or isn’t right for you before you’ve given it a try. But this is what many people entering the truck driving industry have to do, and the stakes for them are much higher (18 days of training plus the time getting started). Considering the amount of time that […]

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Why You Should Use Your GI Bill to Become a Truck Driver

The month of May is a time when we honor our fallen heroes and feel a special appreciation for veterans and those currently serving. So, we want to make sure our troops are given every career opportunity available to them at home! If you are active military personnel or a veteran of the United States […]

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United Trucking Featured on WSMV Discussing Truck Driver Shortage

Nashville station WSMV (Channel 4) recently produced a story about the driver shortage being faced by the trucking industry. Currently, the number of truckers needed nationwide exceeds 50,000. That number is projected to hit 200,000 within the next decade if more drivers don’t get on the roads. Our very own student Tiaesha Hampton and Assistant […]

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Avoiding Common Health Concerns Among Truck Drivers

There are various health problems that many truck drivers are at risk of due to the nature of their employment. Of these, the most critical are obesity, stress, fatigue, muscle strains, neck & back injuries, substance abuse, depression and sleep deprivation. Although dangerous, these risks are mostly preventable and certain measures can be taken for […]

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Tips for Staying Alert During Road Trips

Commercial truck drivers are already faced with a set of challenges that comes with making deliveries on time. But in addition to that, you have to battle fatigue during long road trips. With driver fatigue being the number one cause for wrecks, it is important to stay alert so that you do not put yourself […]

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Questions You Should Ask Your Potential Trucking Employer

It’s an exciting time when you finally receive the call you’ve been waiting for––a trucking company wants to interview you. After working hard to earn your CDL, this is exactly what you need. But while you are excited to start the potential job, you need to make sure that it is the right fit for […]

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Top Podcasts Every Type of Trucker Can Enjoy

As a truck driver, most of your day is spent on the road for long periods of time. This can quickly become boring, especially when you are by yourself. However, with podcasts, you can make the most of your time on the trip by gaining more insight on the trucking industry or just by just […]

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Resolutions to Make This Year as a Truck Driver

The best part about the new year is that it brings a time for change, improvement, and renewal. When on or off the road, you can make these six resolutions to make your time as a driver an even better one. Eat Healthier Foods As you probably already know, it can be easy to slip […]

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