Truck Driving

Trucking Companies Improve Environmental Imprint

Going green isn’t just a trend aimed at households to encourage recycling and ethically sourced products. Countries across the globe are devising ways to reduce emissions from freight transportation vehicles to improve the environmental imprint. The trucking industry contributes
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Commercial Drivers License

What You Need to Know About Getting Your Commercial Drivers License

Operating large and heavy vehicles is a specialized skill. Before 1986, federal regulations stated that anyone with a standard Commercial Motor Vehicle license could also run a commercial truck. The problems produced by this relaxed ordinance caused a lot of unnecessary accidents. Now
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Truck Driving Mobile Apps

Top Mobile Apps for Truck Drivers

In this digital age, there is technology for almost everything, and many app developers are turning their attention towards truck drivers. Fleets and independent drivers rely heavily on smartphones and tablets to communicate and move their loads efficiently. In a recent survey, it was
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6 Tips to Recruit Millennial Truck Drivers

For many years, the trucking industry has been struggling to recruit new drivers. The lack of drivers inflates the cost of shipping and ultimately affects the entire country. As a result, trucking companies are looking for ways to entice new drivers to a career as a truck driver. Mill
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Truck Driving Tips for New and Seasoned Drivers

Truck driving is a career choice that requires a lot of time on the road. It’s directly related to improving consumerism, and therefore crucial to the U.S. economy. The entire industry revolves around transporting goods from one place to another, with a lot of emphasis on time.
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How to Stay Safe While Driving Long Distances

Truck driving is one of the most crucial jobs in the U.S. Truckers deliver goods, bridging the gap between businesses and their consumers. Often, drivers spend quite a bit of time on the road, and since their main goal is to deliver goods across the country it can feel like they are r
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Regulation Updates for Truck Drivers in 2018

The new year is changing regulations for anyone who holds a Commercial Driver Licenses. Many of these updates have been in the pipework for some time, but will finally be implemented in 2018. We’ve highlighted some of the most significant changes you might see in the coming year
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Annual Recap: 2017 Drivers of the Month

We couldn’t have achieved our success without the help from some amazing drivers. As part of our ongoing commitment to recognizing employee excellence, we wanted to give a special thanks to all the stand-out team members who have made 2017 such a success for us at Beacon Transport!
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If the Trucking Industry Stopped

The American economy stretches across the continent, and the trucking industry serves as a vital link between domestic and foreign trade. They move tons of freight from many locations and markets serving consumers with goods produced both at home and abroad. Without the efforts of tru
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What to Look for in a Dispatcher

The trucking industry is a complex machine that has many working parts. A truck dispatcher is at the center of the action with the critical job of helping truck drivers concentrate on delivery loads while fielding requests from customers. Each day presents a new set of challenges, and
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