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Our Driving Force Is People. This is a core principle at Averitt and is something we focus on daily to provide our associates with lifelong and rewarding driving careers. During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW), we get the chance to uplift and honor our associates even more.
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With years of priceless experience, ourassociatesshowcase plenty of skill behind the wheel. And beyond that, they’re always ready to help a fellow professional driver create the best career for themselves. We’re proud to further that mission by being a sponsor of Next Gen Trucking, a nonprofit that builds up and engages the next generation of professional drivers. To do our part in creating a bright future for the truck driving industry, our veteran associates gave us their best pieces of advice for building a great career in the driver’s seat.
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It's essential to find the right balance between work and personal life, along with ways to manage stress effectively to stay healthy, happy, and productive. We want our associates to have pride in their careers, while feeling fulfilled in and out of the driver’s seat. Here are four great ways to achieve work-life balance.
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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week is quickly approaching. As CDL-A drivers, you spend most of your time on U.S. highways and roadways, making driver safety a top concern. Whether you’ve been on the road during Operation Safe Driver Week before, or this is your first year experiencing it, here’s a roadmap for navigating it.
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Since its introduction to the music festival scene in 2002, Bonnaroo has boasted record-breaking numbers of attendees and set the stage for many notable performances. And any Bonnaroovian will agree that the ‘Roo lives up to its name, which comes from a Creole slang term meaning “a really good time.”
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At Averitt, we have a longstanding reputation for safety. From our modern equipment decked out with the latest safety technology to company-wide safety initiatives, our drivers are committed to safe driving, and one of the biggest risks to this is encountering distracted drivers on the road. Here’s the need-to-know info on distracted driving and the top tips for avoiding it.
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Earning your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and joining the truck driving industry is one of the best career choices you can make! Averitt wants to support truck drivers in any way we can, so we’ve gathered all the major steps in earning your CDL and listed them here. If you’re feeling overwhelmed – no worries, we are here to help you!
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Our On Tour Logistics team is a unique group that delivers creative solutions to a wide range of events such as music tours, weekend conventions and more. With large special events returning across the country, OTL is growing by leaps and bounds! If you’re looking to turn up the volume on your career, OTL may be exactly what you’re looking for!
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Team drivers are known for hitting high miles and bringing home more pay, but have you ever wondered what it’s actually like to be part of a driving team? We think team driving is a great opportunity to increase your income, keep you moving, help you troubleshoot any issues that arise on the road and, best of all, have some company while you’re working. Don’t just take our word for it - we asked several of our Averitt teams to sit down and share all about what it’s like to be team drivers:
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Before COVID-19, the orientation program here at Averitt was a 3- to 4-day intensive, but fun and energetic, course at our corporate campus in Cookeville, TN. This is where you’d get your first look at our Averitt facilities and be immersed in the company culture we’re so proud of all week long. Like the rest of the world, we’ve had to pivot our orientation experience for new drivers in order to provide you with a safe way to get all the information you need as you start your journey to become an Averitt driver.