What Is A Yard Jockey? The Complete Guide

What is a Yard Jockey? A yard jockey is usually a truck driver whose job is moving trailers at a plant or warehouse. Just about every plant and warehouse have a large yard where products are brought in and sent out. The yard jockey moves trailers around the yard to and from the loading dock so when a truck driver comes to the plant or warehouse to pick up their load it is ready.

A yard jockey must be physically fit, able to communicate with other drivers, and keep the yard clean and orderly. Read More

Does A CDL Transfer From State To State? (the complete answer)

A CDL license cannot be transferred from state to state if you have moved. The CDL license will need to be turned into the new state and you will have to get a new one with the state that you have moved to. You will have sixty days to turn in your CDL license and to get the new CDL license with the state that you have moved to. Read More

What Is LTL Trucking? You Are About To Find Out

What is LTL trucking? LTL trucking means “Less Than a Truckload” or “Less Than a Load.” LTL trucking is when the tractor trailer is carrying freight from more than one client, and usually from several clients. LTL trucking transports goods that doesn’t take the entire space of a regular trailer. The shipper pays for the portion of the trailer they are using for their freight. This is usually determined by the amount of wooden pallets that are being used. Read More

What Is Considered A Straight Truck? (with pictures)

What is a straight truck? A straight truck has a single frame that extends from the front to the rear of the truck and the axles are attached to the frame. The cargo area/container is also attached to the frame. A straight truck is also referred to as a Box Truck, a Cube Truck, a Rolling Toaster, and a Cube Van.

Straight trucks are often used to haul furniture, boxes, refrigerators, and washers and dryers. Read More

Where Do Truckers Pee? Get Ready For The Truth

Where and how do truck drivers pee? Truck drivers pee in two places: at a rest/truck stop or in their trucks. When peeing at a rest/truck stop they use the restroom just like everyone else. When a restroom is not available to them truck drivers pee in their trucks using a wide mouth plastic bottle or milk jug, portable toilets, commercial urinal bags or bottles, and even plastic bags. Read More