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There’s a current shortage of truck drivers – skilled drivers are in extremely high-demand. Watch the video below to learn more: Interested in joining this high-demand industry? Apply to Progressive Truck School.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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- 5 Surprising Trucking StatisticsApril 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Did you know? The trucking industry is responsible for hauling over 10.5 billion tons of cargo every year. The trucking industry collects over $650 billion dollars a year, which is 5% of America’s GDP. Over 3.4 million heavy duty trucks and 3.5 million truck drivers are necessary to haul all of the US cargo. The […]
- 2017 Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive ForFebruary 1, 2017 - 4:01 pm
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge announced this year’s 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in 2017 list. The fleets are recognized for providing exemplary work environments for their drivers and other employees. The 2017 Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For include: Bison Transport, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Boyle Transportation, Billerica, Massachusetts Central Oregon […]