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Trucking is Still the Top Job in the U.S. – Here’s Why Image
June 10, 2019

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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April 26, 2019

Why Truck Driving Makes a Great Second Career

After years of working in a particular field or following a specific career path, you may feel burnt out and want a change of pace. Or maybe you have retired, but you want to get back into the workforce and have a bit of extra income.

If any of those scenarios sound like you, then this is the article for you! And maybe you have already looked into truck driving as a second career. But we are here to explain to you—plain and simple—why truck driving makes a great second career.

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April 1, 2019

Truck Drivers and Mental Health

Long hours, fatigue, and managing daily stressors can all negatively influence a truck driver’s mental health. And unless they are driving on a team, truck drivers face many days alone. While this solace can be nice, it can also take a toll on a driver’s well-being.

Mental health is a big part of a truck driver’s overall wellness and can greatly affect his or her productivity, life on the road, and relationships with others. Let’s see how anxiety and depression may impact truck drivers and how we can help those who are struggling.

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March 18, 2019

How to Pay for Truck Driving School

So you’ve decided you’d like to pursue a career in truck driving—congrats! You’re about to embark on a fulfilling adventure as a driver.

One large factor that goes into many individuals’ decisions to start truck driving school is cost. Take a look at some information on paying for truck driving school.

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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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January 14, 2019

Avoid the Slips, Trips and Falls of Winter

As I sit in my office during the winter months and look at the parking lot, I witness daily instances of near misses from people slipping on ice and snow. And it just so happens that slips, trips, and falls are one of our most frequent types of injury.  

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