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Why is a Small Trucking Company the Right Choice?

December 3, 2019

Why is a Small Trucking Company the Right Choice?

To choose a large or to choose a small trucking company? That question is probably one of the main things drivers look at when looking for trucking jobs. Should I go for a big enterprise or should I stick with a smaller maybe family-owned business? That question depends mostly on what you’re looking to get […]

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The Benefits of Drop and Hook Jobs in Trucking

October 21, 2019

The Benefits of Drop and Hook Jobs in Trucking

If there’s any type of trucking you’re looking into trying, it should be drop-and-hook jobs. What it means is that: you arrive at your location, unhook and drop off your trailer, and hook and pick up a new trailer. Armada Trucking Group offers drop-and-hook jobs and the benefits of it are impressive. Drop and hook […]

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What’s Happening in Trucking Industry?

September 29, 2019

What’s Happening in Trucking Industry?

It’s no surprise that the trucking industry is going through some changes as it has been since the beginning of time. As the economy changes, as supply and demand change, as the weather changes, so does the trucking industry. Trucking Industry Accepting Changes Being such a huge industry, it’s forced to adapt to everything happening […]

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How to Choose the Right Trucking Company

July 2, 2019

How to Choose the Right Trucking Company

For every successful trucking career, it is crucial to choose the right trucking company. You finally did it. You decided to start your career as a truck driver. The thought of hitting the road, exploring new places, and making deliveries on the way is sounding more appealing every day. Now the big question remains: Which […]

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Quick Vacation Guide: Lake Arrowhead

June 18, 2019

Quick Vacation Guide: Lake Arrowhead

It’s been a while since we’ve done a quick vacation post, so it’s time to pack up the car and head to your next destination: Lake Arrowhead. Summertime is usually vacation season, but if you weren’t able to get enough time off to travel to a far-off destination, there are still places you can visit […]

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3 Best Truck Stops in Alabama

May 27, 2019

3 Best Truck Stops in Alabama

We’re looking at the best truck stops all over the U.S and bringing you the top ones based on state. First up on the list: best truck stops in Alabama. Knowing where the best truck stops are located, and which amenities they offer is always helpful whether you’re on the road already or planning a […]

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Why is Trucking Industry Important?

May 6, 2019

Why is Trucking Industry Important?

We are here to try to help answer some of those questions and help explain just how important the trucking industry is. We see them all the time; on the streets on the freeway, freight trucks are everywhere. But we find ourselves wondering sometimes exactly why there are so many trucks on the roads? What […]

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How to Handle Spring Changes

April 3, 2019

How to Handle Spring Changes

It’s time to start packing away those parkas and winter coats and start pulling out the short sleeves because spring changes are coming to your town. Although it’s not quite warm enough for shorts and tank tops, the recent rising temperatures are a mood booster and a taste of what’s in store for the coming […]

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How to Prevent and Treat a Cold

March 4, 2019

How to Prevent and Treat a Cold

It is always better to prevent a cold, but here is how to treat cold if you ever get one. Being sick is never fun especially if you have responsibilities to keep and jobs to go to; even less so if your job takes you away from home. Stuck in bed with the cold and […]

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Driving in the Snow: How to Prepare for Road Conditions

January 22, 2019

Driving in the Snow: How to Prepare for Road Conditions

The Winter season brings with it drastically changing road conditions. We’ve talked about ways to master driving in the heat as well as driving in the rain but it’s time for maybe the most important – driving in the snow. We’ll talk about some ways to stay safer when driving in the snow and some […]

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A New Year’s Resolution of a Truck Driver

January 8, 2019

A New Year’s Resolution of a Truck Driver

For a truck driver, New Year’s resolution is something to be taken practically. Giving promises we can keep can motivate us to improve our general wellbeing. Going into the new year with a promise of improving something in our lives has been around since ancient times. As New Year Resolutions become more complex, people find […]

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Where to Spend Christmas Away From Home

December 22, 2018

Where to Spend Christmas Away From Home

Being a truck driver can be tough, especially during the big holidays, when you are forced to spend Christmas away from home. Despite the distance separating a truck driver from his place, family and friends, there are plenty of places around the country that make a holiday atmosphere for anyone looking to spend a warm […]

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Last-Minute Gifts with a Personalized Touch

December 3, 2018

Last-Minute Gifts with a Personalized Touch

Everybody loves presents, but what happens when the holiday season catches you unprepared? Here are some suggestions for getting some last-minute gifts. Despite the joy that the holiday season brings, it also causes stress when we empty our pockets shopping for presents and decorations. For some, Christmas shopping takes place at the beginning of the […]

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What to Expect: Driving on Thanksgiving

November 20, 2018

What to Expect: Driving on Thanksgiving

We’ve talked about some tips for driving during Halloween, but now it’s time to talk about driving on Thanksgiving. It’s important to know what’s going on that day, what to avoid, and the best times to leave if you’re stuck having to drive on Thanksgiving. It’s pretty much a given fact that the day before […]

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Road Safety Tips: Driving on Halloween

October 29, 2018

Road Safety Tips: Driving on Halloween

Halloween time. For some, a lively mix of pumpkins, costumes, and candy; for truck drivers, a nightmare. Driving on Halloween brings a significant accident risk, so it is essential to note some safety tips. These tips are to keep yourself safe and keep others around you safe. Be Alert when Driving on Halloween On the […]

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Truck Stops with the Best Food

October 15, 2018

Truck Stops with the Best Food

We’ve talked about some general top-of-the-line truck stops in the past, but we haven’t talked about the ones with the best food specifically, and we all know how important a good meal is for a truck driver. Truck stops aren’t usually known to have the best food, and most of them take pride in their […]

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How Has the Trucking Industry Changed?

October 2, 2018

How Has the Trucking Industry Changed?

Trucking profession has acquired many stereotypes over the years, and both good and bad ones have shaped the trucking industry into what it is today. But has the trucking industry itself changed for the better or worse over the years? It seems more and more that the trucking industry is making significant changes to combat […]

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Obtaining a CDL License: How to Pass the Written Exam

September 3, 2018

Obtaining a CDL License: How to Pass the Written Exam

Obtaining your CDL license, just like obtaining any permit, takes some practice and some testing. The first step to getting your commercial driver’s license is passing your DMV written exam. Passing tests is a painstaking process, but there are plenty of resources to help you through the process of obtaining your CDL license, so let […]

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Quick Vacation Guide: Big Bear

August 9, 2018

Quick Vacation Guide: Big Bear

Having a full-time job can take a considerable toll on family time, which is why most people nowadays opt for a quick vacation. If you are a truck driver who spends most of the time on the road, spare time is tough to come by. Big Bear is Within Sight With so many hours spent […]

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