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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 Image

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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4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Truck Driving for Your Summer Job Image
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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Operation Safe Driver

The trucking industry has been the focus of law enforcement for many years. Recently, there has been a trend to announce a special focus week. Some agency, usually the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), will determine a week in June and a particular violation type to address.

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May 17, 2019

Employee Benefits | Facebook Live Recap

In case you missed it: Dot Transportation (DTI) hosted a Facebook Live event last week to answer any questions you had about Dot’s benefits package. So we wanted to compile all of the questions and answers in one place so you can continue to reference it.

All questions were answered by Driver Trainer Jeremy Flood, Corporate Benefits Manager Gina Ruffcorn, and HR Coordinator Megan Greening.

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Dot’s Branding Team Wins Award for Honoring Our Veterans Image
April 24, 2019

Dot’s Branding Team Wins Award for Honoring Our Veterans

Inspired by our veterans, Dot wanted to create a commemorative display to show those who have served in all branches of the armed forces that we recognize and appreciate the sacrifices they have made for our country. During the summer of 2018, Dot Foods Senior Graphic Designer Yvette Seal created three new design options, which were put to a public online vote.

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March 4, 2019

Truck Driver Pay Increases

Driver pay is something that is continuously evolving and top-of-mind in the trucking industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for truck drivers in 2017 was $42,480, but truck driver salaries have been seen to vary depending on location, type of haul, and experience levels…

At Dot, we care about our employees and their families, and we value their time. Because of this, we pay our drivers not only for each mile they drive but also for a lot of the activity they have to conduct while on the road.

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Stable, Reputable, Growing—Why You Should Drive for Dot Image
February 18, 2019

Stable, Reputable, Growing—Why You Should Drive for Dot

At Dot Foods, we take pride in the stability we offer our employees and their families. Since Dot’s founding in 1969, we have never had a layoff. Not once. From salary and benefits to weekly home time, right down to the equipment our drivers drive, Dot Transportation, Inc. offers a great lifestyle and reputable job security—no matter your particular driving experience.

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February 13, 2019

Career U-Turns

The story of two Dot employees who made career changes and hit the road. Interested in driving for Dot? Click here to learn more!

“My last job doesn’t compare to how Dot treats employees,” Brim said. “I couldn’t ask for anything better.”

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