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10 Perks of Being a Truck Driver

There are a lot of great reasons why truck drivers love what they do. Trucking offers drivers so much, from great pay and benefits to the satisfaction of a job well done. If you want to know more about the perks of being a truck driver, read on!



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Maximize Home Time With The Right Opportunity

At Carter Express, we know how important it is for our drivers to be home. We’ve created driving opportunities that let our drivers choose when they want to be home, all backed by reliable miles when they are on the road, and a family-first culture. Carter Express is the carrier for the drivers who value a family-first mentality. Be home more often. When you partner with Carter Express, that’s possible




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14 Winter Essentials Every Trucker Needs

The days are getting shorter, which means that winter is right around the corner. Are you prepared? Your friends at Carter Express have put together our list of 15 winter essentials you should pack in your truck when the weather can be dangerous:



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5 Tips for Saving Money at Truck Stops

If you’ve been a truck driver for any length of time, you probably know that spending money while you’re on the road can get out of control quickly. There’s going to be a big markup on food and supply items on the road. When you can’t plan ahead or don’t have an alternative option? –  These are Carter’s favorite five tips for saving money at truck stops that are sure to help you.


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Tips for Surviving and Thriving on the Road

Life on the road as a truck driver is one of the things that makes our industry so unique. At Carter, we’ve had the privilege of walking alongside many drivers and supporting them throughout their careers. This is why we’ve put together a list of eight of our most helpful tips for not only surviving but thriving life on the road as a trucker.


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8 Common Mistakes Rookie Truckers Make

Being a new truck driver can definitely feel intimidating. Driving school gives you a great foundation, but there’s a lot truckers learn on the road and over time. From driving too fast, being overly confident, neglecting physical and mental health. Don’t make these common mistakes other rookie drivers make.
Are you ready to take the next step in your driving career? Come join the Carter team. Give us a call today!


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Safety Resources for Truck Drivers

Carter has been ranked first in the nation for safety in the 50-99.99 Million Miles Class by the Truckload Carrier Association multiple times and we have one of the lowest accident ratios in the nation. Educating drivers about how to drive safely and defensively is our priority, which is why we’re also sharing this list of safety resources for truck drivers with you. If you’re a current Carter driver and have safety-related questions or feel you need training or support in a certain area, we encourage you to reach out to our Driver Relations department. Not a Carter driver yet? We’d love to have you join our team! Connect with us today to get started.

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10 Ways Truckers Can Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Truck drivers tend to be at a higher risk for certain health issues – including high blood pressure. There are several ways one can lower their blood pressure naturally and avoid needing medication. Please read for 10 ways to lower your blood pressure naturally. At Carter, we prioritize our drivers’ health and wellness. We provide plenty of home time and a wellness program that offers virtual doctor appointments and savings on prescriptions

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