9 Classes of Dangerous Goods Transported By Trucks

Dangerous goods are the chemicals and materials that are being used by many industries; what makes these materials dangerous is their potential to be hazardous. In general the classification of dangerous goods is based on the risk that they can pose. Thereupon, as we know the general classification of dangerous goods includes 9 classes. That […]

The Rise of Semi Trailer Trucks – History and Industry Impact

“The Rise of Semi Trailer Trucks” at first sounds as a title of a cheesy horror movie. Or perhaps like the ever popular trucker flicks from the 1970’s, much like the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”! But, instead of monkeys taking over the world, you have trucks conquering the world! Just think if […]

Oil Field Trucking – The Most DANGEROUS Job in the Trucking Industry

Everyone knows that driving a truck is dangerous but, oil field trucking is even more so! Now you might be saying to yourself, “That isn’t true”, but let me tell you: Well it is!! Now, here comes the other argument: What about firefighters, hazmat drivers, police officers, ice road truckers and such? I will admit […]

Hazardous Materials Test – ULTIMATE Guide for Studying

Hope you love test because the hazardous materials test is one to remember! Now, there are several things to consider when it comes to studying for hazardous materials test, and I will try to touch on as many as I can. There are numerous resources and links available for you to find tons of information. […]

11 Amazing Facts about Hazardous Cargo

What does it really mean? When someone says hazardous cargo, what comes to your mind? Trucks hauling rusty containers, filled with nuclear waste? Perhaps, some toxic slug leftover from a secret science experiment? What about some dangerous chemicals used to fight a Martian invasion? Though that might be what comes to mind for some, but […]

Truckers Rights – What You Need To Know

Have you ever asked yourself the following question- What rights do truck drivers have? Considered to be the backbone of America, truck drivers have gone through it all. Unlike in the past, these days truck drivers do have truckers rights. Moreover, the truckers rights have been recognized by the U.S. Government and by all the […]

How To Perfectly Fill Pre-Trip Inspection Form

Are you familiar with and know how to fill out pre-trip inspection forms? Do you know what their purpose is? Do you know who regulates them? A.    Is it your company or organization? B.    Is it the local law enforcement agencies? C.    Is it some state or federal regulatory agency? Today’s article should be filled with some basic […]

10 Best Truck Driver Forums in the USA

Truck driver forums have grown in popularity. People like being able to find the information they need, from an industry professional. People not only come looking for answers, they offer advice, share stories, vent, and even make new friends. That is why the truck driver forums are so popular. You can find on these truck […]

How To Get Free Company Sponsored CDL Training

We have all seen on TV, or heard on the radio, the advertisements for company sponsored CDL training. So, what exactly is meant by ‘company sponsored CDL training’? Well, ‘company sponsored’ simply means a trucking company will pick up the cost associated with getting your license and learning how to operate a commercial vehicle. In […]