Welcome to Driven by Dot Transportation, Inc. We created the Driven blog to bring you the latest news and information from Dot Transportation, Inc. and the trucking industry. We are passionate about trucks and drivers, and connecting you to the rewarding careers transportation offers. We know truck drivers drive America forward and we hope to inspire and educate you along your way. After all, we are folks from all walks of life, from California to Illinois to New York and everywhere in-between. We see every 18-wheeler on the road and love to stop at Flying J’s. Our kids have toy tractor-trailers and so do we.


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July 16, 2019

Work & Construction Zone Driving Tips

With summer upon us, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI),  wanted to provide truck drivers with a friendly reminder on how to drive safely through work zones. 

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Work & Construction Zone Driving Tips Image
July 16, 2019

Work & Construction Zone Driving Tips

With summer upon us, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI),  wanted to provide truck drivers with a friendly reminder on how to drive safely through work zones. 

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July 8, 2019

Addressing Today’s Transportation Challenges

Mark Allen, International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) president and CEO, and Dot Transportation, Inc. President Paul Mugerditchian discussed today’s transportation challenges with a room full of food industry professionals during an Innovations 2019 seminar in St. Louis.

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July 5, 2019

Electric Trucks at DTI

With all of the buzz surrounding electric trucks, you may be wondering when Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) is planning to purchase its first all-electric powered truck. The answer? Now!

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July 1, 2019

Dot Transportation Canada Update

This Canada Day, we are talking about all things Dot Transportation Canada (DTC). DTC began operations in December of 2018, with an April 2019 target to begin service to customers in Southern Ontario.

We realized that to accomplish our goals, we needed to hire the right people and have the right equipment in place.

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June 20, 2019

Hydration Tips for Truck Drivers

Throughout the month of June, the Occupational Health team at Dot Foods has been helping educate drivers on the importance of staying hydrated.

What are the signs of dehydration? How do you know if you are hydrated? How can you stay hydrated? How much water do I need to drink everyday? Our Occupational Health team answers all of your hydration questions here!

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June 10, 2019

Dot Equipment & Veteran Trailer Preview

You spoke. We listened.

We are excited to announce the grand reveal of the other TWO veteran trailers on June 20, 2019. Join us at 10:00 a.m. CST to see all FOUR veteran trailers side by side before they make their way to every corner of the country—driven only by our Dot drivers.

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Trucking is Still the Top Job in the U.S. – Here’s Why

Needless to say, truck driving is a vital part of our nation’s infrastructure and economy. Whether you’ve been a truck driver for decades or are considering entering into this exciting career, here are a few reasons why trucking is still the best job in America.

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June 4, 2019

What the Department of Transportation’s Hours Limit Means for Truck Drivers

This year, the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) put a regulation in place that limits the number of hours a truck driver may drive each day, as well as a weekly limit. There are separate regulations for drivers who carry goods and those who carry passengers.

At Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), we want to ensure our drivers are safe and follow the rules that are in place. In the hopes of eliminating any confusion, we have provided additional information on what these updated regulations mean for our drivers.

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June 3, 2019

Dot Foods Celebrates 20 Years in Vidalia, Georgia

On June 1, Dot Foods Georgia celebrated their 20-year anniversary. To continue the celebration, we are sharing 20 fun facts about our Vidalia distribution center (DC). 

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May 29, 2019

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Truck Driving for Your Summer Job

Since summer is upon us, we figured it would be a great opportunity to discuss summer driving jobs. It has become common for people, like teachers, professors, or students, to look for summer work. More and more people in those occupations are starting to look to truck driving as their summer side hustle.

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