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Blog Monthly Archive: 02/2015

Women In Trucking Industry
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Women opting for a career in trucking has increased significantly.  Seeing a woman behind the wheel of a tractor trailer is something seen more often nowadays. 

At Smith & Solomon having more women join the trucking industry is majorly supported.  It’s a fantastic gateway for those not wanting the restrictions of a 9 to 5 office job.  Additionally, it assists in the economy’s growth and the driver deficit.  

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

If you are interested and decide to begin a career as a commercial truck driver, then you’re setting yourself up for an exciting field full of freedom, flexibility, and many new experiences.  Here are just a few tips for you to use as a guideline into the world of trucking.

Monday, February 16, 2015
Category: Trucking Industry

According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), trucking and logistics companies will have to hire 100,000 drivers a year over the next decade in order to keep up with the industry’s growth.*

http://www.wilx.com/home/headlines/Shortage-of-Truck-Drivers-291329681.html

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Category: Safety

Distracted Driving continues to be an issue with the increased usage of mobile devices while on the road, and that isn’t the only distraction causing the many accidents and tragedies that are constantly making headlines.  Eating, changing radio stations, grooming yourself, etc., are all things that can easily prevent your focus from fully being where it needs to be- on the road and on your surroundings.

"Great school, I graduated over 20 years ago and have been driving trucks ever since. Last year I made over $80,000 and I am home every night and weekends."

David Langrehr