Blog Posts Tagged with ‘professional truck driver’

A Real Life Example of Why Truck Driver Safety is Important

Our very own Rich Campbell was featured in a recent local news story about a tragic semi truck accident in Republic, Missouri that resulted in a double fatality. The Accident The accident occurred when a semi truck traveling 19 miles over the speed limit crashed into the back of a car stopped at an intersection. [...]

How Big is the Trucking Industry? Statistics About Truck Driving

The trucking industry is a huge sector of the American economy, but often doesn’t get the recognition or respect it deserves. The phrase, “If you bought it, a truck brought it” could not be more true, but many people don’t stop to think about where we’d be if trucks weren’t on the road! So…trucks are [...]

Rewriting Industry Stereotypes by Being a Professional Truck Driver

As with anything you do in this life, your attitude can and will determine your success. No matter what your job is, if you get up in the morning with a chip on your shoulder and/or a bad attitude, you will have a bad day. If you go into the day thinking “Man this day [...]

The Underappreciated Professional Truck Driver

Too often, truck drivers are underappreciated because the majority of people simply don’t realize what it takes to do the job.  I routinely tell students here at C1 Springfield that the easiest part of being a professional truck driver is driving a truck.  What does that mean??  The singular act of driving a tractor trailer [...]

Becoming a Professional Truck Driver – Upholding a Positive Image

What does a “professional truck driver” entail? This is a question we see frequently. In my opinion, a “professional” truck driver is someone who is respectful, not only at the shipper, but to his company and on the road. He is someone that always makes his deliveries on time and can be counted on to [...]