DEFENSIVE DRIVING Truck drivers are recognized as the best drivers; the public expects them to be better than the average.  They are defensive driving specialists, and as such, anticipate hazards and make allowances for the unsafe acts of others.  The defensive driver avoids accidents by recognizing an accident-producing situation before he reaches it and by Read More →

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In my past year of recruiting drivers I have discovered through interviewing drivers the reasons why drivers leave a company to drive for another company. In this ultra-competitive market to hire qualified drivers it is well known there is a shortage of drivers and qualified drivers don’t have to look very far to find new Read More →

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In the world of a truck driver getting the load there on time and safely is one of the most important things that they do. Drivers take pride in driving and what they do, that’s why there are called professional drivers. But in the process of doing there job on a daily basis they will Read More →

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Here at Epes Transport we have many approved Truck Driving Schools that you can get your start as a professional truck driver. The information is located on our website the schools that are available to you. Before you move forward in deciding to become a professional driver, you have to do a gut check and Read More →

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In my experience in listening and meeting prospective drivers, I was able to determine that driving a truck is a stressful as anything out there. Typically a driver has 70 hours in an 8 day work schedule where he is allowed to drive for 11 hours in a 14 hour work day with a mandatory Read More →

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