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The holidays may be over, but winter weather is still posing significant challenges for CDL-A truck drivers across the country. From slick streets to poor visibility, inclement weather makes driving hazardous for anyone out on the road.        
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Not only does it make cooking dinner simple, but it also provides warm, comforting meals that are perfect for the colder temperatures. We’ve pulled together five of our favorite slow cooker recipes that are scaled down to fewer servings - perfect for truck drivers on the road:        
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Finding just the right gift for that special trucker in your life can be difficult to do, so Carter is here to help! We’ve gathered up our favorite list of must-haves for your favorite truck driver.  
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For most people, the holiday season means taking time off work, holiday parties, and spending time with friends and family. For truckers, however, this is their busiest couple of months.  
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As professional drivers, your work schedule isn’t very typical - you spend long hours behind the wheel and are often away from home for several days or weeks at a time. The nature of this line of work has you crossing paths with people and situations you wouldn’t encounter otherwise.  
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Working as a trucking professional is a hard job, but choosing the right company to work with can certainly make things a lot easier. We’ve put together a list of what we call “pain points”....
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Working as a trucking professional is a hard job, but choosing the right company to work with can certainly make things a lot easier. We’ve put together a list of what we call “pain points”....
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According to a Harris Poll survey, over 60 percent of over-the-road truck drivers are pet owners. Nearly half of these drivers take their pets with them on the road thanks to pet rider programs like you’ll find here at Carter Express.
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Some of you might be thinking of starting a truck-driving career for the first time or considering a shift from your current trucking career. Whatever your situation is, it is very important to pick a type of job based on what matters most or works best for you. Take a look at this list of different truck-driving careers available at Carter Express.
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You might have heard of a retired military veteran taking on a truck-driving career. Veterans make great candidates for truck driving for a number of reasons. You will be surprised to find out how many skills learned in the military, in many different branches and roles, can be applied to a truck driving career. If you are a veteran with a successful military career, you most likely already have what it takes to become a commercial truck driver.
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If you have logged a good number of years in your truck-driving career, you may have considered working as an independent contractor instead of a company driver. In fact, there is a positive occupational outlook for independent contractor jobs with growing freight demands. But should you really become an independent contractor?
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On March 9th, 2019, the Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA) held their Safety & Maintenance Council Banquet to honor the outstanding and safe drivers in Indiana...
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