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Commercial Drivers: Staying Healthy on the Road

by Kathy Teel on

It’s notoriously difficult for commercial drivers to stay healthy and fit on the road. They spend most of their time sitting, and they don’t have much access to healthy foods on the road. However, no matter how difficult it is, there are certain health requirements CDL drivers must meet. CDL Health Requirements If you are […]

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Traffic Ticket and DUI Penalties for Commercial Drivers by Melissa Crumish on

As the holder of a commercial drivers license (CDL), you’re held to a higher standard when behind the wheel – kind of a the -bigger-the-vehicle-the-bigger-the-responsibilies type mindset. And, with this higher standard comes higher repercussions when traffic tickets and DUI convictions are involved. Traffic Violation Repercussions for Truckers The best advice is to avoid getting ticketed. […]

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Want to Do Even More with Your CDL? CDL Classes and Endorsements by Alicia Sparks on

Getting a commercial driver license (CDL) is similar to getting a regular driver license. Sure, the process is a little more involved, but overall there’s requirements, studying, permits, testing, and, well, more testing to consider. Also similar to a regular driver license, a CDL offers different classes and endorsements. These help drivers broaden their employment […]

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How to Apply for a Hazardous Materials Endorsement by Melissa Crumish on

Since 9/11, more scrutiny has been given to the application process for the hazardous material endorsement (HazMat). This is not because materials have become more hazardous, but because the threat of potential rogue drivers has increased. In addition to state requirements, potential applicants must also meet federal requirements. HazMat Endorsement Requirements Below is what you […]

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