Advice for New Truck Drivers

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Advice for New Truck Drivers

Advice for New Truck DriversTri-National Inc

IntroductionEstablished in 2005, Tri-National, Inc., provides clients with transportation services in North and Central America. With a stellar reputation in the industry, Tri-National, Inc., has a commitment to ensuring the reliability and safety of its drivers and has received recognition on numerous occasions for its work.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the truck driving industry is set to grow by 5 percent between 2014 and 2024, meaning more roles will need to be filled by new drivers. Here are some tips for new truck drivers.

New Truck Drivers1. Build up a rapport with your dispatchers. Strong relationships with your support team will often result in the development of a strong reputation, leading to more work.

2. Understand that trucking takes as much of a mental toll as a physical one. There may be periods where you are away from your family for extended periods of time, and you must be prepared for that.

3. Make having no accidents your goal. Apply safe driving techniques, such as getting out of the truck to look whenever you need to reverse.