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Behind The Wheel With CRST Dedicated

Life on the road is both a career and a lifestyle.

From mountains to oceans to the store down the street, CRST Dedicated drivers can see it all.

Our Behind The Wheel blog brings you information about topics affecting dedicated drivers as well as the trucking industry as a whole.

When pursuing a trucking job opportunity, it’s important to ask your trucking recruiter questions about the job. Many truckers want to know about pay, benefits, home time and company policies. Read on to review a list of helpful questions to ask your trucking recruiter.

Our country will always need truckers, no doubt about it. Tucking jobs are everywhere. In order to become one though, you have a few qualifications you need to meet.

Are you considering a local dedicated trucking route? Here’s some things to know about dedicated trucking jobs to help you make your decision.

Both team truck driving and solo truck driving have their merits. It’s up to you to weigh the pros and cons of each option to decide what will work best for you and your trucking career.

If you’re new to truck driving, there’s a lot of things you may not know to do to help keep you safe and comfortable while you’re on the open road. Read these tips and tricks to help prepare you for your new career.

Like it or not, millennials have officially infiltrated the workforce. Despite this, the trucking industry hasn’t begun to reap the benefits from all these new, young workers. Traveling the country, flexibility in hours and great pay. There are tons of benefits that come with trucking.

After working with the same company for a few years, you can start to feel restless; you might feel like changing up your routine or trying something new. In fact, according to a recent article from Transport Topics, driver turnover has been projected to hit the highest annual rate in over 5 years. Not only […]

In the trucking industry, communication between truck drivers and driver-managers is crucial to a company’s success. Unfortunately, in some cases, it can be a difficult task. When things don’t go as expected, some drivers think driver-managers don’t care about their personal lives or their paychecks. On the other hand, some driver-managers think drivers don’t take […]

Every business and industry has its own terminology. The trucking industry is no different. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of jargon in truck driving that can be confusing to the newcomer. Even worse, sometimes the exact same term can have different meanings depending on the company you are working with. One area that we get a […]

Trucking is the heart of the U.S. industry — just like the heart is a vital organ to the human body, trucking is a vital component of the U.S. economy. Don’t believe it? Read on to see how much trucking affects your daily life, whether you’re a part of the industry or not.