Did you ever think you’d go to jail for your truck driving job? Many truck drivers are not fully aware of the legal liability they carry as a CDL driver.
After 40+ in the industry, I’ve been aware of tricks companies pull to sign up drivers, but this is by far the dirtiest trucking company trick ever!
Truck drivers need to be aware of the presence of liars in trucking companies.
If a driver takes a job with a dishonest company, it can be devastating.
Although much less prevalent than in the past, the practice of forced dispatch still exists in our trucking industry. Know what it is and how to handle it, should you ever be faced with it as a professional truck driver.
Advice for truckers on how to best handle high risk deliveries.
Know what to do if ever faced with delivery in a dangerous area.
There are a few dirty trucking company tricks in our industry. They are specifically used to cheat drivers out of money they have earned or have been promised. I am not aware of just how many carriers are guilty of these scams. But some of these tricks are as old as the trucking industry itself! […]
Lumping is a service charge that is sometimes used, most commonly, by big grocery store chains.
Basically, lumping is when a third-party unloads your freight delivery for you, whether it is stated as part of your job or not.
There are numerous deadly dangers in truck driving jobs. There are so many ways a professional truck driver can get hurt in this profession. I can bet there are some that you didn’t even realize when you were training for your CDL.
It is easy to get seriously hurt or killed in this line of work, if you don’t keep your head on straight and pay attention to the task at hand.