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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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Loading up for a trip out on the road can feel like an overwhelming task, especially if it’s one of your first. With over 50 years in the truck driving industry, we’ve learned that other CDL-A drivers are the best resource, so we asked some of our experienced driving associates for their top recommendations on must-have items.
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At Averitt, "Our Driving Concern is Safety" for our professional drivers on the road and the motoring public. We encourage drivers to remember these five key tips when changing lanes in order to keep everyone moving.
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You’ve worked hard and made it through CDL-A school, but now what? Most trucking companies require experience, so it can be frustrating when you’re a recent CDL driving school graduate with no experience under your belt. Not only will you need to find a trucking company that will hire CDL-A graduates with no experience, but you’ll also want to choose a driving job that’s a good fit for you. We’ve put together 10 great tips that you should know if you’re about to start, are currently in or recently graduated from CDL school. This information will not only help you find the best trucking companies to work for as a new driver, but it will also help you get set up for success in your new career.