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What is dry van hauling?
Thanks, Dave. I appreciate it.
Hey, Doug, I want to start out with some very basics about dry van hauling with our audience today. Let's just start at the very basic. Doug, tell me what is dry van hauling?
Well, Dave, great question. What is dry van hauling? Dry van hauling is hauling goods that don't need to be temperature controlled. They don't need ...
What are the different types of hauling jobs in trucking
In this video we will discuss the different types of truck driving jobs and some of the qualifications or challenges you can face.
Dry van hauling. This is one of the most popular types of hauling in the trucking industry. A drive van or trailer is exactly what it sounds like. It's filled with contents that are packaged and does not need refrigeration. Oddly enough, bottled water, even though wet, can be hauled by a dry van, obviously since it's packaged.
Reefer hauling. Reefer, which is short for refrigerated is ...
Top 5 reasons to become a trucker
Here are the top five reasons to consider being a truck driver.
Number one, job security. Trucking is one of the very few careers where you are in such high demand, you can find a job virtually anywhere. Across America there is a shortage of CDL holders and job sites are full of ads looking for truckers.
Number two, good pay plus benefits. You might start at the bottom, but with hard work and dedication you can move up to more lucrative types of hauling. With a few years ...
Is the trucking life for you?
Thinking about getting your CDL and becoming a trucker? Here's some things you need to consider before hitting the road.
Truckers spend a lot of time alone. If you're a social butterfly, or need to be around people 24/7, being a trucker is not the job for you. Solo drivers might enjoy the chance to see the open road and be gone weeks at a time, but if you have a family, expect to miss some Little League games or school plays.
Being a trucker requires patience. The road ...
Tips for getting a truck driving job
Looking for a trucking job? Well, here's some tips for you.
First, do your searching and applying at a website that specializes in trucking jobs. Sure, you can find listings on general job boards, but recruiters know the qualification of applicants on those sites tends to be less than someone who applies that a specialized trucking employment website.
Second, do your homework. There are plenty of trucker discussion groups on the web that you can be part of. Many of these forums, discuss the good, the bad and ...
Will autonomous trucks cost CDL holders their jobs?
Robots are taking over the world. Well, that's what some people might be thinking is in our future, but what about truck drivers? Is autonomous driving technology going to cost many of today's CDL holders their jobs? Well, let's take a look at some of the facts. Yes, someday you're going to see driverless semis zipping down the highway, but the real question is how soon?
Let's first look at some facts. It's going to be a while until that happens and given the fact that the majority of truckers right now are in their mid ...
Interview: Taking the DOT medical exam for your CDL
Dave Compton: Hi, this is Dave Compton from Truckjobseekers.com and joining me today is Bob Perry from fit2pass.com. He's known as The Truck Trainer. Bob, thanks for joining me.
Bob Perry: Thank you, David. Looking forward to it. I appreciate you having me on.
Dave Compton: Yeah, my pleasure. Hey, so we're going to be talking today about people that are looking to get their CDL. They're the first timers. Now I know Fit to Pass, the company is really known about keeping drivers that already have their CDL on the road ...