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What is a Schneider driver?

From our friends at Schneider Trucking: Are you considering Schneider for your career after driving school? It can be hard to sift through all the different perspectives, but nobody can explain what it’s like to be a Schneider driver better than an actual Schneider driver. Read below as Schneider Team driver Sharon Nader gives her […]

Top 5 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

Take a moment to think about your current health status. Are you as healthy as you’d like to be? Could you improve your diet and exercise habits? Is it time to perform a little preventive maintenance? As a driver, you can appreciate the importance of performing regular maintenance on your vehicle. You want that vehicle […]

Why Trucking is a Safe Bet for Military Veterans

Safety isn’t just a buzzword in the trucking industry — it’s a lifestyle. It has to be, for a reason more than familiar to military veterans: neglecting safety comes with consequences. Fortunately, veterans transitioning into trucking will find a familiar — and enduring — commitment to safety. The statistics prove it. According to the American […]

Top 5 Things Drivers Should Look for in a Carrier

1. Integrity A reputable trucking company has a set of core values it lives by and a track record to prove it. Anyone can claim to value safety, but what do the statistics say? Every company boasts respect for drivers, but what do the men and women behind the wheel really say? All carriers strive […]

Congress Rolls Back Federal Trucking Rule

A regulation which trucking companies claimed was far too restrictive for drivers is now being eased. According to federal rules, the restriction would have required a drivers’ 34-hour restart to include two 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. periods and would limit the use of a 34-hour restart to once per week. The two provisions of […]

Video: Awesome Trucks

Check out some seriously amazing trucks and some really unique paint-jobs.  The background music isn’t too bad either. Interested in getting into one of these awesome trucks? Apply for your CDL from Progressive Truck School.

Looking Back at 2014: 3 Highlights for Truckers

2014 was an important year for truckers. Here are some of the highlights that made truck driving a great career in 2014. 3. Pay Increased Significantly for Truck Drivers Many of the country’s largest retailers released ad campaigns in 2014 to advertise new compensation packages for skilled drivers. Wal-Mart was one of the larger advertisers, […]

5 Advantages to Being a Trucker

5. Great Pay Driver compensation is on as a steady increase as the demand for skilled drivers increases. Retailers and trucking companies are offering increasingly high bonuses, annual pay, and benefits packages to attract truckers to their fleet. Now is a great time to earn a salary that is significantly higher than the national average. […]

Daimler’s Future Truck 2025 is Up and Running

In an amazing feat of trucking technology, Daimler has released its Future Truck 2025, a truck that can drive itself while allowing its driver can be much more productive and safer behind the wheel. The truck is designed to constantly communicate with surrounding vehicles and objects to allow multiple vehicles to travel closely together. The […]