Truck Drivers Blog

Werner Enterprises is a transportation and logistics leader, with more than 8,000 trucks, 24,000 trailers, and nearly 13,000 employees. This blog provides news and information for professional truck drivers.

Why Werner Values Veteran Drivers

A Great Career After the Military - Professional Truck Driver! Determining your next step after the military can be a daunting task. With a wide variety of skills, you want to ensure your next career has a similar structure as what you’ve become accustomed to and have...

Celebrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Werner Enterprises

In today’s culture, companies that make their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program a priority benefit in all aspects. These companies tend to have a better culture and a holistic approach to taking care of its team, and employees are more engaged and happier. While...

Benefits of Driving for Werner Enterprises – The Werner Difference

Once you've achieved your Class A CDL license, your next task is finding a truck driving job with a reputable company. Sometimes, this can require as much research as studying for your CDL! That's because you want to find truck driver jobs with the right salary,...

Which Trucking Company Has the Best Truck Driver Safety?

When professional truck drivers are researching trucking companies to drive for, safety is usually at the top of the list. There are many factors in truck driver safety, but keeping safety as a top priority as a driver and a company is always the key. For some...

How to Pay for Your Child’s Education by Working at Werner

Whether you're an experienced truck driver or are considering getting your start in this career, there's never been a better time than now to apply at Werner. With the current national truck driver shortage still in effect, there is an enormous demand for truckers...

What to Know About the Experienced Driver Referral Program

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it’s the time of year for helping others, and also a time to find ways to earn extra cash. Fortunately, current Werner drivers can do both within seconds through our Experienced Driver Referral Program! When you take...

Top Haunted Spots To Stop at if You’re in the Area

When you drive the country for a job as a professional truck driver, there is a lot of different scenery at different times of the year. The vibrant flowers in spring, shimmering waters of summer and changing colors of fall can all add interest to your travels. While...

Why You Want To Drive Temperature-Controlled (Refrigerated) Units

If you are a professional truck driver looking for variety and advancement in your career, you should consider driving a temperature-controlled unit (TCU). There are many benefits to driving TCU, from great pay to the satisfaction of hauling some of America’s most...

How To Get Home More Frequently as a Truck Driver

The debate between better home time or higher pay is an age-old tale in the trucking industry. However, with an increased demand for skilled professional truck drivers, there has never been a better time to enter this sector and get yourself the monetary and...

Following Your Dreams Could Lead You Into Trucking

Trucks can be seen everywhere – in the larger parking lots of where we buy our groceries, on the highway when we are driving home and at the gas station when we fill up the tanks of our cars. But, for one individual, the sight of a truck was far more than something to...
Top Haunted Spots To Stop at if You’re in the Area

Top Haunted Spots To Stop at if You’re in the Area

When you drive the country for a job as a professional truck driver, there is a lot of different scenery at different times of the year. The vibrant flowers in spring, shimmering waters of summer and changing colors of fall can all add interest to your travels. While...

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How To Get Home More Frequently as a Truck Driver

How To Get Home More Frequently as a Truck Driver

The debate between better home time or higher pay is an age-old tale in the trucking industry. However, with an increased demand for skilled professional truck drivers, there has never been a better time to enter this sector and get yourself the monetary and...

read more
Following Your Dreams Could Lead You Into Trucking

Following Your Dreams Could Lead You Into Trucking

Trucks can be seen everywhere – in the larger parking lots of where we buy our groceries, on the highway when we are driving home and at the gas station when we fill up the tanks of our cars. But, for one individual, the sight of a truck was far more than something to...

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Causes and Effects of the Truck Driver Shortage

Causes and Effects of the Truck Driver Shortage

Over the past few years, the number of truck driver job postings has outweighed the number of new truck driver hires, leaving many open driving positions. While this may cause concern for trucking companies, it’s an excellent opportunity for prospective drivers to...

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