What to Expect at Truck Driver Orientation

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Beginning your career as a professional truck driver is an exciting venture. At this point, you have finished your CDL training and other licensing and are now preparing to onboard at your new job. For many trucking companies, the first step of your career path will be the truck driver orientation. Read on to learn…

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What are Drop-and-Hook Trucking Jobs?

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Small and larger companies, as well as tractor-trailer owner-operators looking for ways to improve their freight processes, should consider a practice called drop-and-hook trucking. What is Drop-and-Hook Freight? In this case, company truck drivers or owner-operators are asked to drop off their trailer when they arrive at their destination rather than wait with it until…

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Husband and Wife Truck Driving Teams

Husband and Wife Truck Driving Team for Barr-Nunn Transportation

There are many benefits of being a truck driver for a living. It’s a way to see the nation and hit the open road, and it presents a host of exciting challenges and fun situations. Of course, to be fair, it also can come with some drawbacks, such as loneliness, boredom, and fatigue from being…

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How Barr-Nunn’s Truck Driver Referral Program Leads the Industry

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A driver referral program allows you as a truck driver to play an active role in building up the trucking company for which you are working. It also can help you earn some notable benefits as well as you get the word out about why others should consider becoming drivers for said company. It’s no…

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How To Become an Efficient Team Truck Driver

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Truck drivers are in higher demand than ever, but many drivers who get their commercial driver’s license (CDL) prefer shorter drives rather than long hauls. Yet, many businesses still rely on people driving across the country to get their products where they need to be. This is, of course, where team truck drivers come in.…

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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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6 Advantages of OTR Truck Driving for Barr-Nunn Transportation

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There is an excellent chance you have discovered all trucking companies are not created equal. Large carriers can make you feel like just another truck driver. Small carriers can make you feel as if one contract goes away, so will the company. Barr-Nunn Transportation’s not-too-big and not-too-small footprint separates it from the rest. Our size…

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Truck Driver Pay: The Barr-Nunn Transportation Way

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Truck driving jobs and salary. If you are an experienced trucker, you want to know which company has the best trucking jobs and how much you can earn. Barr-Nunn Transportation believes top-performing truck drivers deserve to earn industry-leading pay. That is why for over fifteen years, Barr-Nunn Trucking is recognized as a Top Pay Certified…

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10 Things Experienced Truck Drivers Know That Rookies Don’t

10 Things Experienced Truck Drivers Know That Rookies Don’t.

It was once said that “Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect, and passion in their operation.” In the context of professional truck driving, this quote was never truer. The skill drivers gain through experience has led them to become knowledgeable masters of their trade. Most rookies simply do not have the driving experience…

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What Is Regional Truck Driving?

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A CDL license today allows truckers to choose from a variety of driving positions. The trucking industry provides many lifestyle options for drivers. The goal is to find the right company and the right position to satisfy a taste for the open road. When considering your path, becoming a regional truck driver could be the…

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