“Truck Driver Shortage” Hits All Time High Causing Truck Driver Pay To Rise

It appears the industry is no closer to emerging from the trucking crisis with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) reporting that the shortage has even spiked, reaching its highest levels to date. “Over the past 15 years, we’ve watched the shortage rise and fall with economic trends, but it ballooned last year to the highest level we’ve seen to date,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob...

U.S. Truck Driver Shortage Is On Course to Double in a Decade

The U.S. trucker shortage is expected to more than double over the next decade as the industry struggles to replace aging drivers and recruit more women. The driver deficit swelled by more than 10,000 to 60,800 in 2018 from a year earlier, according to a study by the American Trucking Associations. The shortage is expected to ease slightly this year as U.S.-China trade friction slows freight...

Walmart offering trucking jobs at $90K

Walmart needs to hire 900 new truckers, so they're boosting their salaries, in hopes of hiring more people and keeping current drivers. You can earn about $90,000 a year. Walmart says they have 8,000 drivers that travel over 700 million miles to deliver merchandise. They're looking for experienced drivers. "We've seen pay increases occurring all across the industry. And people like Walmart...

Texas Oilfield Truck Drivers: Life in the oilfields

When the Boom Goes Bust When the oil industry boom goes bust, what happens to the workers? What happens to the communities we live in and raise our families in? What happens to you? The residents of West Texas have been on a rollercoaster ride due to the oil industry’s constantly changing demand. When oil prices are high, the need for workers is so great that oil and fracking...

Roadmaster Graduate Platt Brabner named Trucking’s Top Rookie of 2018

Mordaunt “Platt” Brabner, a 58-year-old Texan, was recognized as Trucking’s Top Rookie during ceremonies at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Chosen from a field of nine finalists, Brabner won $10,000 and a variety of prizes. He attended Roadmaster Drivers School of San Antonio and got into trucking after serving first in the Marines and then joining the Navy to become a...
Why Veterans Make Great CDL Truck Drivers

Why Veterans Make Great CDL Truck Drivers

Returning veterans sometime have a difficult time finding a job or getting back into the swing of everyday life in America. The solution for many veterans is a career in CDL Truck Driving! The trucking industry is in need of new drivers, and veterans are often...

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Avoid Highway Hypnosis With These Trucking Tips

Avoid Highway Hypnosis With These Trucking Tips

  Highway Hypnosis (or “White Line Fever”) is when a driver spaces out while driving. They may travel for miles and miles without having realized it, missing exits or details that are crucial for safety! You spend a lot of your time on the road as a CDL truck...

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Truck Driver Health Qualifications

Truck Driver Health Qualifications

  What kind of health conditions could potentially keep you from getting a CDL license? Truck drivers have the major responsibility of driving massive machinery across the country, and they should keep up their health for best performance. Just like our trucks,...

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Happy birthday, America!

Happy birthday, America!

This July 4th, you’re 240 years old! Ever since we won our independence from Great Britain in 1776, our country’s population has grown a lot. As more people came here the need to get goods and necessities to all U.S. citizens kept rising as well. That’s where our...

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Ways to Make More Money in Trucking

Ways to Make More Money in Trucking

How Truck Drivers Can Earn More Money CDL Endorsements – Endorsements allow truck drivers to drive specialized trucks or move cargo that might need special care. Having an endorsement can also make you eligible for a higher rate (seeing as you’re a more valuable...

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Roadmaster Graduate Spotlight: Jacolby Hudson

Roadmaster Graduate Spotlight: Jacolby Hudson

  Roadmaster graduate Jacolby Hudson has come a long way in a short time. Jacolby went to welding school in Jacksonville, FL and completed service in the U.S. Army before he decided to give CDL truck driving a try. He graduated from the Roadmaster campus in Dunn,...

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How To Get Your CDL License in Pennsylvania

How To Get Your CDL License in Pennsylvania

How To Get Your CDL License in Pennsylvania Thinking about earning your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Pennsylvania? You’ve come to the right place! While we can’t fit in all the details and suggestions for earning your Class A CDL in this article, we can start...

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How do I get my CDL in Tennessee

How do I get my CDL in Tennessee

How To Get Your CDL in Tennessee Want to get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Tennessee? Looking to become a truck driver in your state? This is just the article to get you going in the right direction! While we can’t fit in all the details you need...

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How To Get Your CDL in Ohio

How To Get Your CDL in Ohio

How To Get Your CDL in Ohio Want to know how to get your CDL in Ohio? We’ve got the answers! Although we can’t put everything you need to know about getting your CDL in Ohio in this article, we can give you some of the basics. To begin with, what exactly is a...

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How To Get Your CDL in North Carolina

How To Get Your CDL in North Carolina

How To Get Your CDL in North Carolina Are you looking to get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in North Carolina? That’s great news! Roadmaster has a truck driving school in Dunn with daily classes taught by industry experts! To get ahead of...

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How To Get Your CDL in Georgia

How To Get Your CDL in Georgia

How To Get Your CDL in Georgia If you’re looking to get your CDL in Georgia, this article can help get your trucking career moving in the right direction! We can’t squeeze everything you need to know about earning your CDL in this article, but we can give you enough...

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How To Get Your CDL in California

How To Get Your CDL in California

How To Get Your CDL in California If CDL training is on your radar in California, train with Roadmaster to excel in your career in the truck driving industry! Roadmaster has trained thousands of professional truck drivers across the nation and has a California truck...

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