What is Regional Trucking vs. Dedicated Trucking?

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As a new truck driver, it can be overwhelming to navigate all of jobs to choose from! Regional, over-the-road, intermodal, local, dedicated, non-dedicated … And then there’s dry van, tanker, refrigerated, pneumatic, flat bed … It can be confusing! For example, you may have to trade off home time for more miles in one position.…

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Choose a Career as a Dedicated Truck Driver

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As a truck driver, there are different options for trucking jobs that a driver can choose. This includes routes such as local, regional, dedicated, or even intermodal. Here at Paper Transport, we work with our drivers to ensure that they have a driving position that best suits their needs. One of the driving positions we…

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5 Summer Truck Driving Tips

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Summer is one of the busiest seasons for Americans, everyone is out and about! However, for a truck driver, summer brings a whole new set of issues to be wary of. Here are five summer truck driving tips to stay safe on the road. Keep Tires Inflated and Maintain Your Tire Pressure If your tire’s…

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Red Rewards: It Pays to Uphold Our Safety Culture

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In support of Paper Transport’s mission, the Red Rewards Program provides driver recognition and acknowledgment. Drivers can earn rewards based on established metrics that encourage a performance-based environment, with enhanced driver engagement. Therefore, drivers are recognized at our quarterly safety meetings and are given monetary rewards based on the overall score of their Driver Scorecard.…

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PTI Announces Pay Increase for Regional Drivers

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Announcement: 7% increase & pay guarantee for Regional Drivers We are excited to announce a pay increase for our Class A CDL Regional Truck Drivers! Effective November 8th, all experienced non-home daily, mileage-based Paper Transport Regional drivers will receive on average a 7% pay increase and a minimum weekly pay guarantee. Positions include mileage-based Dedicated…

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Operation Safe Driver Week July 12-18

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July 12-18, law enforcement throughout North America and Canada will be looking for drivers engaging in unsafe driving behavior’s on our nation’s roadways. The week-long initiative will focus on speeding, due to an alarming increase of average speeds measured during the first week of April, 2020. According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), speeds…

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10 Truck Driving Safety Tips

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, trucker deaths continue to rise and are at their highest level in more than 30 years. In 2018, 885 large truck occupants died, increasing almost 1 percent compared to the previous year. It is the highest since 1988 when 911 occupants of large trucks died. Keep our…

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Commit to being a healthier truck driver in 2020

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Now is the perfect time to commit to becoming a healthier Class A CDL Truck Driver. Don’t think you can do it? Think again because you’re stronger than you realize! All you have to do is develop some healthy habits and  stick to them! Before Hitting the Road: Skip the truck stop & fast food…

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Trucker Tools, Equipment, & Accessories

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As a Class A CDL truck driver, you need to be prepared for any situation! That’s were you need to plan ahead and bring the best trucker tools. That light bulb that needs changing on a trailer in the middle of the night? You’ll need a flashlight. Can’t get traction in a parking lot in…

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How to Make Your Truck a Home Away from Home

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Some Ideas on How to Make Your Truck Comfy & Cozy Over-the-road Class A CDL truck drivers spend a lot of time in their trucks – going days, even weeks, without getting home. That’s why some drivers go to great lengths to turn their rigs into a cozy home away from home. If you’re an…

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