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8 Ways To Maximize Your Time On And Off The Road

Carter Express wants our drivers to be equipped to sustain a healthy work-life balance, so we’ve put together eight ways to balance and manage your time on the road with your time off!

The importance of knowing how to maximize your time professionally and personally is not lost on us here at Carter Express.

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Everything CDL-A Drivers Need To Know About The FMCSA’s ELD Update

Everything CDL-A Drivers Need To Know About The FMCSA’s ELD Update

Since the transportation industry is constantly evolving, Carter Express takes our responsibility seriously to keep our drivers informed on new mandates, requirements, and industry news. Here’s a breakdown of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) most recent update and what it means for drivers.

Amid industry changes, our commitment to our drivers and their safety remains. For more information on how to start your career behind a Carter wheel, connect with us today.







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Navigating Job Opportunities After Earning your CDL

So, you have your commercial driver’s license (CDL) and are ready to hit the road as a professional truck driver – how do you get started? Here are some tips from your friends at Carter Express for finding and choosing your perfect truck driving career home as well as the red flags on companies you might want to avoid.

Carter Express wants to help you find your perfect career fit and would be happy to answer your questions – connect with us today!







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How Meditation & Mindfulness Can Benefit CDL-A Drivers

Life on the road is full of freedom, independence, and excitement but, just like other occupations, it can also be stressful. Here is a look at how these exercises can help you focus and reduce stress.

As a truck driver, it’s important to find balance in life. With Carter Express, it’s never been easier to have a life you enjoy in and out of the driver’s seat.



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Carter Celebrates the Impact and Evolution of America’s Professional Truck Drivers

Today, we’re honoring a profession that has been the backbone of our nation’s economy for decades: truck driving. Few professions have been as romanticized in American culture as trucking.

Your role has changed considerably over the years, but what hasn’t changed is your unwavering commitment to your crucial job. Your friends at Carter Express see you, we appreciate you, and we thank you for your service. Keep on trucking!



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Carter named as finalist for 2023 WIT award

We strongly believe that women belong in the driver’s seat, and we’re honored that our team has over three times as many women truck drivers as the national average. We’re so excited and proud to share that we have been named by Women in Trucking (WIT) as a finalist for 2023’s Top Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation.


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A day in the life of a dispatcher: How Josh Johnson puts drivers first

Dispatchers are the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that keeps the trucking industry on track. Dispatchers are hardworking, natural problem-solvers who aren’t afraid to make a decision. We caught up with Josh Johnson, Driver Manager Team Lead and the 2022 Administrative Employee of the Year here at Carter Express, to learn more about a day in the life of a Carter Express dispatcher.

Carter’s dispatchers always keep driver safety and satisfaction on their minds. If you’d like to learn more about how Carter prioritizes drivers, connect with us today.


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Coping Strategies for Professional Truck Drivers

As a professional truck driver, you know that the road can be a lonely and stressful place. Fortunately, Carter Express has some strategies you can use to help cope with these issues on the road.
If a source of stress and unhappiness for you is driving for a carrier that doesn’t value your contribution or have a variety of options to grow your career, take a closer look at Carter Express. We currently have opportunities for CDL-A drivers in our Regional, Dedicated, Teams, and Student divisions.

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3 technology trends in trucking to watch for this year

The trucking and transportation industry has always been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to improving driver comfort and safety. With advancements in technology, Carter Express has identified a few systems that can revolutionize the way drivers work and improve their overall performance.


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