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Looking to make a move in the trucking industry? Weighing your options with lease-purchase arrangements? This section is a great place to turn for insight for drivers regarding the current job outlook, financial advice and more. Our topics cover a wide range of territory and serve as a job-hunting resource for both current drivers as well as those looking to join the industry.

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A tax advisor can help you navigate confusing laws

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As if 2020 didn’t bring enough problems, your tax bill for the year could be impacted. Consulting a professional tax preparer between now and...
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Drivers must know and follow medical requirements to maintain CDL

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As it has in many areas, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has tightened the rules for obtaining a medical certification. The requirement...
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How 2020 changed the job outlook from the driver’s seat

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Anyone who’s followed the trucking industry knows that carriers who complain about a driver shortage are often regarded with the same disdain as the...
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Tax-time tips for maximum deductions

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Everyone loves a tax deduction, and billions of dollars are spent each year making sure those deductions are maximized. When you own your own...
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More than a license: Endorsements can expand the possibilities of your driving career

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One of the most common mistakes new truck drivers make occurs before they even get their commercial driver’s license (CDL). New drivers often have...
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A little year-end preparation can help to start the new year right

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It’s that time of year again: The snow is falling in many parts of the country, and every truck owner’s dreams are filled with...
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Consider carefully before signing a contract

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Owning your own truck can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be an exercise in frustration. Like any business, there are tasks...
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Carrier culture: These 7 questions can help determine a potential employer’s values

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One of the most important — and most often overlooked — factors in choosing a carrier to work for is the “culture” you’ll find...
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Tying up loose ends: Knowledge is the key to making a successful career move

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Trucking companies are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to investigate the background of anyone who applies for a driving job....
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Don’t let road expenses eat away at your take-home pay

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Driving professionally can be a rewarding experience, but just how rewarding often depends on choices the driver makes while on the road. For many...