Trailer Tandems, Bridge Laws, CAT Scales, Oh My!

Drivers must deal with sliding tandem axels for weight adjustments. On a trailer, tandem axels are moved forward or backwards depending on the legalities of the weight distribution. The law that refer to what is a “legal weight distribution” are Bridge Laws.   State Bridge Laws If a driver is passing through multiple states, you must…

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Top Truck Driving Myths

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Considering the highs and lows of becoming a commercial truck driver?! Let’s debunk some truck driving myths about whether trucking is even a good career option, trucking schools, and more to help you navigate your choices. Check out these 8 Truck Driving Myths:  Myth 1: Trucking isn’t for me.  Stereotypes still thrive in bygone media representations of truck drivers as middle-aged men. For example,…

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Truck Stop: A Trucker’s Guide to Safety

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For many truck drivers, truck stops provide drivers with the opportunity to get some rest, eat, take a shower, refuel, and stretch their legs. However, truck stops can be dangerous for both the driver and their trucks. By preparing yourself with truck stop safety knowledge you can decrease your chances of running into a bad…

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Meet the Paper Transport Operations Team

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There is no doubt being a professional truck driver is a tough job. It would be even more challenging without the solid Paper Transport Operations Team to support them. That’s why we continuously strive for excellence when maintaining our operations team. To simply put it, we want the best. Intermodal driver, Logan Hernandez, says, “So…

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021

First Year as a Truck Driver

September 12th through the 18th is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Each year Americans across the nation pay respect and thank truck drivers for all of their hard work. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), there are roughly 3.5 million truck drivers. These professionals put in the hard work to deliver loads safely and…

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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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Commit to being a healthier truck driver in 2020

Healthy Eating Option from PTI Driver

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 – such as starting with any of the following in 2020:…

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