CDL Articles

October 17, 2017
Per Diem Pay

Understanding Per Diem Pay For Truck Drivers

In the trucking industry, per diem pay is the reimbursement paid to the driver as part of the costs incurred for meals and other incidental expenses […]
September 21, 2017
trucking companies with pet policy

Trucking Companies With Pet Policy: What You Need To Know

Did you know that at least 60 percent of U.S truck drivers are pet owners? In fact, 40 percent of those truck drivers take their pets […]
September 13, 2017

State-By-State Maximum Truck Trailer Guidelines

When you’re out on the road, it’s easy to see the highway as one long, unbroken stretch of land, and the only locations that matter are […]
July 27, 2017
Driver Facing Cameras

Driver Facing Cameras: Are They Really Necessary?

Change is inevitable especially when it comes to truck-driving technology. Quite recently, a few trucking companies have introduced driver facing cameras in the cab section. The […]
June 30, 2017
truck driver carry gun

The Gun Question: What You Need To Know

The controversial debate has been going on for years now. Yes, sometimes it can get dangerous on the road and a driver is left with no […]
June 7, 2017
truker drug testing

Drug Testing Policies for CDL Drivers

All CDL drivers are required by the law to get tested for drugs and alcohol content prior and after operating a CMV. Unless you drive a […]
October 6, 2016

APU Weight Exemption Guide

Auxiliary power units (often referred to as APUs) reduce the need for trucks to run their engines on idle while they’re parked, and are normally used […]
September 30, 2016
Long Distance Commercial Trip

How to Avoid Getting Bored on a Long Distance Commercial Trip

Driving a commercial truck is not just a job but a lifestyle. You can get an impromptu load anytime of the day or night and sometimes […]
August 30, 2016
Truck Driving Health Risk

Common Truck Driving Health Risk and How to Avoid Them

Driving a commercial truck can earn you a modest annual income far better than most average Americans, plus you get to travel a lot. However, drivers […]