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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.

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Technology for truck drivers has changed and drastically transformed many industries over the last few decades — the trucking industry is no exception. CB radios used to be a trucker’s go-to tech tool on the road, but that was then and this is now. Here’s a look at a few of the tech developments that […]


Taking care of your health is incredibly important, however, when you’re a truck driver spending hours on the road; it may seem easier said than done. Don’t get discouraged. There are many ways truckers can stay healthy while on the road. At CRST Dedicated, we’re here to help our drivers as much as possible, which is […]

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CRST strongly supports women who want to take on a trucking career. CRST feels that trucking is a viable career path for women.

Team driving involves two truckers working together, taking turns driving the same truck. Team driver jobs usually involve a longer haul that’s more time-sensitive. What would be difficult for a single driver can be accomplished by a team, with one driver sleeping while the other is driving. As part of a team, the amount of […]

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Truck driving isn’t your typical 9 to 5; trucking is a lifestyle. Here are answers to a few common questions you may have if you’re considering a truck driving career: What does a typical day look like? The time truckers dedicate to a typical workday is a big part of the truck driving lifestyle. Long-haul […]

You’ve dusted off your truck driver resume and have started looking for a job on the open road or are considering another trucking opportunity. What are your prospects in the coming year? Very good! The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the trucking industry to experience up to 21% growth through 2020. With the stage set […]

Let’s be real, job searches are frustrating and finding the right trucking job can be a challenge. Read these factors to consider before making a decision.

In many jobs, the grass always seems greener on the other side. This is especially true with trucking jobs. Read on to know the cost of changing trucking jobs.

When you’re in the trucking industry, safety should be your top priority. Read these important tips to ensure your being safe while on the road.

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.