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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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Why Truck Driving is the Career Path You’ve Been Searching For

The typical order of life in America is graduate high school, go to college for four years, then search endlessly for a job until you find one related to your major. If that doesn’t sound like your ideal life, don’t worry. There are other ways around it while still making the same amount of money, […]

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Is There a Best Time to Become a Truck Driver?

Between differing weather conditions and slow and busy times, there’s a big question on whether or not there is a best time to become a truck driver. Some will say anytime is a good time. That’s because there isn’t really a bad time to become a truck driver. So when should you make the career […]

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Why Military Veterans Make the Greatest Truck Drivers

When returning home from the military and trying to adjust to a normal life, Veterans often have a hard time finding jobs they are qualified to do. We have good news. If you are a military veteran, you don’t have to worry anymore about finding a decent job that pays well. The skills and experience […]

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4 Ways to Send Your Love on Valentine’s Day from the Road

Since truck driving is not a traditional job and often keeps you away from home, it is possible you won’t be home for Valentine’s Day. For some, that may be fine, but probably not if you have a special someone waiting for you at home. Luckily, there are still plenty of ways to show your […]

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You Can Become the next Great Truck Driving Resource

You’ve probably noticed that there are many existing blogs from truck drivers out there. It’s a good idea to get acquainted with these in order to learn about what life is like on the road from those who have already experienced it. As you begin this new chapter and career, have you considered becoming a […]

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Rookies on the Road — What’s the Best Freight for a Beginner?

When you decide to pursue a career in the truck driving industry, your first thoughts probably revolve around learning the driving skills, rather than around what you’ll be delivering across the country. Even so, the freight you’ll start out carrying should be taken into consideration, as some cargo is easier and better for new truck […]

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5 More Great New Truck Driver Tips

At United Truck Driving, our goal is to send prepared new truck drivers out on the road towards a rewarding and lasting career. We have posted new truck driver tips in the past and now we are offering additional advice for those just entering the world of professional trucking. If you are interested in becoming […]

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Hard on the Eyes: How to Best Manage Night Driving

A truck driving job will require you to do a lot of driving at night in order to make a delivery on time. In fact, some drivers even prefer it because the roads are more open. Even so, night driving comes with a lot of setbacks and risks you need to be aware of. With the vision […]

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Resisting Road Rage as a Professional Truck Driver

Road rage. we’ve all experienced it at some point in our lives…   As a truck driver, you’re at a greater risk of dealing with or giving in to road rage solely based on the fact that you spend the majority of your time on the road. As a professional, though, you will need to keep your emotions […]

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