Changing Trucking Companies: What Truck Drivers Should Know

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It’s common for truck drivers to change trucking companies. Reasons for running miles for a new employer are usually personal. Many truckers switch carriers searching for more money, more home time, better driver treatment, updated equipment, or a change in freight. The question is, “When you are thinking about making a carrier change, what should…

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Truck Driver Referral Program Delivers Big Money

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The Barr-Nunn Transportation Truck Driver Referral Program is another reason our trucking company has a reputation as a top-pay carrier. Our philosophy on driver referrals is straightforward; pay our drivers a ton of money plus additional PTO (vacation) to refer other professional drivers to our company. Our drivers are thrilled that they helped the company…

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4 Ways Barr-Nunn Truck Drivers Earn Paid Time Off

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After pay and benefits, the most asked question our new drivers have is, “What’s the vacation policy?” Many are shocked to learn how many ways Barr-Nunn Transportation truck drivers earn paid time off (PTO). Most carriers offer one way for drivers to PTO, while Barr-Nunn Transportation offers up to four methods. Typical Carrier/Industry PTO Most…

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Top 10 Most Stressful Roads for Truck Drivers

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Truck drivers deserve every penny while delivering goods around the country. Crammed roads feature construction, distracted drivers, aggressive drivers, and other hazards – on a good day. Some U.S. roads take driving a semi-truck to the next level. Here are the top 10 most stressful roads for truck drivers: 1) I-95 in Miami, Florida The…

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How Safe Truck Drivers Earn More at Barr-Nunn Transportation

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Barr-Nunn Transportation is approaching its 40th year and remains a trucking industry leader in pay for safe truck drivers. Superior financial performance combined with a culture committed to driver career success keeps Barr-Nunn Transportation a certified top pay carrier, now sixteen years in a row. The trucking company forged a reputation as a carrier with…

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Truck Driving Tips from Experienced Truckers at Barr-Nunn Transportation

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Over the last thirty-eight years, Barr-Nunn Transportation has forged a culture committed to driver financial stability and career success, which is why our truck drivers are some of the most experienced truckers in the industry today. Not only do our drivers pride themselves on delivering hauls safely, on-time, and with quality customer service – our…

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7 Money-Saving Tips for Truck Drivers

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Life on the road for professional truck drivers can be rewarding. Life on the road can also get expensive fast. Budgets bust without proper planning for impulse purchases, unforeseen expenses, and overpaying for convenient supplies. Seasoned truckers know how to manage money on and off the road. Here are 7 Money-Saving Tips for Professional Truck…

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4 Important Winter Truck Driving Tips

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Winter is the most dangerous time for America’s truck drivers. Snow, ice, wind, and rapidly changing temperatures make life on the road stressful during the winter months. Although truckers can’t control every aspect of what winter brings to the job, they can take steps to make hauls safe for everyone. Check out these winter truck…

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7 Qualities of Successful Truck Drivers

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There’s a reason the demand for truck drivers is at an all-time high. To be successful today, a trucker needs the right combination of driving skills, experience, and personality traits. The expectations of the transportation industry are reaching new levels. So too, are the expectations of what carriers are looking for in truck drivers. Here…

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