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Top Ten Ways to Spend Your Home Time as a Truck Driver

Posted: May 30, 2017

Truck driving is definitely not for the weak of heart.  It is a demanding job that requires flexibility, skill, stamina, and attention to detail.  Plus, many truck drivers spend several days at a time away from home.  While it can be challenging to be away for extended periods of time, truck driving is also an exciting and rewarding job that allows you the opportunity to explore and see new sights.  Using your time at home wisely can impact your time on the road.   Check out the top ten ways to make sure you make the most of your time at home.   Spend quality time with your kids and … Continue reading

Ever Considered Driving as a Team?

Posted: October 1, 2016

A fast growing trend in the trucking industry is helping drivers make more money, spend less time on the road, and more time with the people they care about. What is this trend? Driving as a team! Here’s the logical breakdown on why it is in your best interest to develop a great driving team to help you do more in less time. Driving as a team means having more than one person in the cab that is capable of handling your rig on the road. When you drive as a team you benefit because: 1. Your truck can keep moving as you take a break—just switch who’s driving and … Continue reading

7 Tips for Being Married to a Truck Driver

Posted: November 30, 2015

Long haul, short haul, local runs… no matter what kind of truck driver your husband, wife, or loved one is, they’re going to spend a lot of time on the road. We don’t have to tell you that this can be tough on relationships and family life. Continue reading

Focus on Family as a Truck Driver

Posted: June 3, 2015

When you think of truck driving, the first thing that comes to mind is probably long days on the road… driving, sleeping, and eating inside the cab of a truck. Not exactly the best environment for a family man or woman, but thankfully trucking companies have noticed this and are taking steps to make the job more family-friendly. Continue reading

Spouse Driver Teams: A Growing Trend

Posted: December 16, 2014

Husband and wife teams are becoming more and more common. This could be a great career move for couples who are both interested in truck driving, enjoy spending time together, and don’t have kids or whose children are grown. Continue reading

Truck Drivers Making a Difference

Posted: December 2, 2014

Truck drivers benefit our economy and our communities, and not just when they’re on the road! Drivers around the country are making a positive difference every day. Here are a few ways Carter Express drivers have given back to their communities in 2014: Continue reading

Tips to Help Truck Drivers Make Family a Priority

Posted: May 20, 2014

Families can feel lonely or separated when a spouse or parent has a career as a truck driver and is often on the road. They may occasionally even feel left out of what they may see as an exciting life of trucking. As truckers, we can help our families feel connected and valued by being intentional with our loved ones, both on the road and during time at home. Continue reading

Carter Express: So Many Ways to Go Pro

Posted: March 5, 2014

You may be considering a professional truck driving career. Perhaps you’ve just completed your training, have obtained your CDL or are just curious about options for a career on the road. You may like to be home often, or perhaps longer stretches on the road don’t bother you; there are so many ways to go pro. Continue reading

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