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How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?

Asking “How much do truck drivers make?” is not an easy question. This is because the amount of money a truck driver can make varies depending on many different factors. However, one of the best predictors of income for truck drivers is where the driver is in their career.

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Top 7 Things to do at GATS 2019

The 2019 Great American Trucking Show (GATS) is quickly approaching! This convention (held August 22nd  - 24th in Dallas, TX) will have many exciting events this year. Not sure what events to attend? ATBS has you covered.

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How to Save Money: 8 Big Ways to Cut Your Spending

You're probably always hearing about ways to save money on fuel, truck maintenance, taxes, and business expenses. But what about everything else? If you’re trying to get out of debt, set money aside, or simply improve your financial situation, there are plenty of other ways to cut back your spending.

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The Truck Driver Lifestyle

Truck drivers live a very unique life on the road. Inconsistent sleep schedules, cooking in the truck, and finding places to park for the night are just a few of the things a trucker deals with every day that the average person does not. Let’s take a look at a truckers life on the road and learn a little more about the truck driver lifestyle.

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3 Reasons Why Fleet Maintenance is Important

Fleet maintenance is the practice of keeping your service vehicles in good condition to avoid vehicular breakdowns. It is a systematic approach to preventive vehicle maintenance that involves planning, scheduling, analysis, and execution. Here are the top 3 reasons why fleet maintenance is important.

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Life on the Road for Female Truck Drivers

I spoke with long-time Women In Trucking member and Team Run Smart Pro, Linda Caffee, and asked her some questions about life as a female truck driver. Linda has been driving as a team with her husband Bob since 2005 but has been driving trucks for many years longer than that. After our conversation, I was left feeling encouraged, knowing that we have women like Linda representing females in the trucking industry.

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6 Trucking Forums That You Should Follow

Online forums have become a great place for truck drivers to converse with others in the industry. These forums are commonly used to ask questions, look for answers, discuss industry topics or news, talk about personal interests, etc. If you are looking for a place where you are able to communicate with other truck drivers, here are six trucking forums that you should follow.

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6 Things Successful Trucking Business Owners Do Every Day

Growth in business comes from hard work, and focusing on your business goals every day. So what do successful business owners do that differs from others?

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What are CSA Scores and Do They Still Matter?

In December of 2010, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) implemented the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. This program was put into place as a way to measure an owner-operator’s safety and compliance on the road. The goal of the program is to improve safety while limiting the number of accidents involving commercial vehicles.

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