We are honored to be a part of the top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For list for the 13th year since the program was founded 15 years ago. At Fremont Contract Carriers, we believe in taking care of our drivers, as they are not only the backbone of this organization but of our country as well.
As a truck driver, it is just as important to be able to properly handle a roadside breakdown as it is to be behind the wheel. Every professional driver should know what to do in case of a breakdown. The following are some preventative measures to take, as well as how to deal with a breakdown.
It is important to stay healthy and sharp on the road as a truck driver. This career requires many hours of sitting, which poses health issues for many truck drivers. That being said, there are plenty of ways to stay healthy while driving for a living.
To those outside the trucking industry, all trips may seem like “Long Haul Routes.” The reality is that while yes, both short and long-haul jobs can be hundreds of miles, there is a significant difference between the two.
Whether you’re a career company driver looking to start your own business or you just got your Commercial Drivers License and are looking to begin your career in the trucking industry, being an owner-operator is an excellent option. That being said, being an owner-operator comes with a lot of additional responsibilities, but it can be a great way to enter the industry.