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Are You Interested in an Over the Road Trucking Job?

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The dynamics of the trucking industry are sometimes difficult to imagine:

  • Many trucks are 70 feet in length
  • they can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds
  • Commerical driver license training can cost as much as $3,500
  • The steering wheel is 20 inches in diameter
  • Trucks consume nearly 54 billion gallons of fuel a year for business purposes.
  • Most truck drivers travel nearly 125,000 miles a year. This number breaks down to approximately 2,500 miles a week, which is the same as 500 miles a day.

As the gasoline prices across America continue to stay low, it should come as no surprise that the trucking industry is reaping the benefits. Continue Reading | No Comments