Your Commercial Drivers License (CDL) is obviously a very valuable asset… Do you know how to protect your CDL? For anyone who makes their living as a commercial driver, losing their CDL would be as devastating as an attorney being disbarred or a doctor being decertified. It completely changes how... Read more
Who Needs A CDL? In any economy, having a good income & solid career is very important to most people. Few career options out there provide the income potential, flexibility and diversity from entry-level to 5-decade-veteran that commercial truck driving offers. If you have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)... Read more
The idea of becoming a trucking owner-operator was very enticing due to the promise of a significantly higher gross income, more freedom and the concept of being in business for myself. Little did I really know!
Truck driving is a great path to go down in order to bring home a more than respectable living. However, it can be the nail in the coffin of a dying marriage or a relationship that’s been on the rocks – if you don’t know how to handle it properly.
Truck drivers deal with many kinds of negativity on a daily basis – and while each kind has its own challenge, negative opinions can be especially rough when they come from someone who’s close to us. Negative comments can cut like a knife…or fester over time like a tiny sliver, making life... Read more
The Pressures Of Being On The Road Many professional drivers may not know how to handle the unique pressures of being out on the road day after day. It’s a demanding job – I know that personally because my husband is an over-the-road driver and we’ve been associated with... Read more
Backing a trailer is one of the most difficult skills a professional semi-truck driver practices throughout his or her entire career. Here’s a tip on how to backup a semi trailer the super easy way. Driving an 18-wheeler for a living, you’ll have the “opportunity” to back your trailer into some... Read more
Chafing Is A Common Issue For Professional Drivers Chafing: a lot of folks might think it’s too personal to talk about. I’m going to write about it because it’s important – especially with hot summer weather just around the corner. Rubbing, chafing, heat rash, red irritation eventually leading to... Read more