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 17, 2018

A Trucker’s Weight Loss Journey, Part 3

Here’s our third and final post on Steve Foster, our driver trainer out of Burley, Idaho. Check out his workout routine that can be done from inside his truck!

His overall advice, in his own words:

I maintain my diet and exercise on the road. In addition to a high protein, reduced fat and carbohydrate diet, I routinely do a workout program on the truck that works well for me.

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July 13, 2018

Meet the newest members of our fleet

At our driver safety meetings earlier this year, we shared some exciting news: The new Volvo trucks have arrived! This new model truck provides many comfort features and improved designs. Many of the updates are based upon feedback our drivers have shared over the past several years.

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July 6, 2018

A Trucker’s Weight Loss Journey, Part 2

Here’s the second part of Idaho Driver Trainer Steve Foster’s weight loss journey, focused on his meal plan. Steve managed to cut his daily food intake down from 3,500 calories.

Check out Steve’s daily diet plan.

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July 2, 2018

Welcome to Driven

Welcome to Driven, the official blog of Dot Transportation. If you’ve been following us for a while, things might start to look a bit different around here. Rest assured, you’ll still get updates about Dot Transportation, and hear about the latest job openings with us. But, we’ve added a bit that we hope will inspire and educate you along your way. And we want to hear from you most of all. So let us know what you’re thinking by commenting, sending us a message, or emailing info@drivefordot.com.

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June 28, 2018

Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month. Driver Trainer Steve Foster has lost 65 pounds by changing his lifestyle. Follow along for the next couple of weeks to see how he did it. Here’s our first part of Steve’s story.

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June 17, 2018

Father’s Day 2018

Whether you’re celebrating Father’s Day at home or on the road, we at Drive for Dot have compiled five tips for staying connected with your family when you are away.

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