What to Ask Before Signing Up for Truck Driving School

Despite what you may think, not every CDL truck driving school is created equally. Unfortunately, for every legitimate, high-quality CDL truck driving school out there, there are many more that are scam operators. To help you decipher the good schools from the scam schools, we want to give you some tips on choosing the right truck driving school for you. Here are 7 things to look for when deciding what truck driving school is right for you. Do they have a website? Is the website actually useful to you? Are they transparent? Do they provide you enough information about their school? Does their website answer your questions? If not, they are most likely either a small-time operation or a scam. Look into their website and find these answers before you make any decision. How long have they been in business? How long a truck driving school has been in business […]

4 Steps to Becoming a Truck Driver

There’s no better time like the present to start thinking about changing careers and joining the trucking industry. But, if you don’t know how or where to start, it might be a little challenging. Luckily, THC Global Inc. is here for you. All our drivers have gone through the same steps to have a successful career as a truck driver. So now is your chance to join our team and to start, take a look at these four steps that will guarantee you life-long success on the road. Keep a clean driving record If you have multiple reckless driving tickets, you may be overlooked in the application process. Companies want to trust you with their freight, which means they need to feel confident that you can get it from county to county without an incident. Having several moving violations or a DUI looks bad when a company is considering hiring […]

Learning to Live a Healthy Life

As a truck driver, there are times when you are more focused on the destination and not so much on the journey. This can be a real situation on the road and in your health. Without our health, we aren’t capable of doing the most basic things, including our jobs. So it’s important to take your time and start learning how to read nutrition labels, cooking a healthy meal, learning new exercise, or just enjoying the fresh air while walking around the gas station. Taking pleasure in these things will set you up for long term success while enjoying your journey. So what can you do? Start by following these tips on learning to live a healthy life. Learning to Live a Healthy Life Commit to Your New Life Permanent weight loss takes time and effort as well as a life long commitment. Make sure you’re ready to make permanent […]

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Relationship as a Truck Driver

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, and for truck drivers who are on the road for days and weeks at a time, the saying plays a huge part in their lives. Although relationships do tend to suffer with so much time spent away from home, there are things you as a truck driver can do to show you are thinking about your loved ones while you’re away from home. Try these relationship tips to keep your love life on track. Show your virtual love. By now you’re used to communicating on the phone throughout the week, but it’s time to step it up a notch and start talking face to face. Skype and FaceTime are easy to download and use and gives you the option to video chat or text chat.Even brief chats and text throughout the day show your partner that you are thinking of them. A […]

8 Facts About the Truck Driver Life

Before you finally commit to becoming a truck driver in Colorado, there are a few things you should discuss with your loved ones before even considering a job in that field. Being a CDL driver is an actual lifestyle change. A truck driver position demands most of your days on the road, meaning that your time at home is very limited. Whether you’re home weekly or home every other week, your partner deserves some say in your deliberations before you decide if driving a truck for a living is for you. However, if you like the idea of flexibility along with 20 hours of solitude daily and following a different routine from the rest of the population, then truck driving is definitely worth exploring. To help you with the discussion and to help you understand what you should expect in this line of work, consider the eight facts below about […]

Is Truck Driving a Good Career Choice?

Whether you graduated college or not, having a secure, high paying job is always in your reach. If you look around, you can find many options that can offer you a great paycheck while keeping you satisfied and driving a truck is one of them. In the trucking industry, both men and women flourish in the field. Trucking is not only adventurous and fun, but it also gives you a secure future because of the high demand for drivers. If you have a passion for traveling and love to drive, then this is the perfect position for you. Truck driving requires a lot of training and licensing. If you’re interested in getting into this field, you’ll need to enter a truck driving school or attend a company sponsored CDL training program that can help you learn how to handle a truck, teach you about the rules of the road and […]

10 Winter Trucking Safety Tips

Being a truck driver requires a lot of specific skill, especially when it comes to serious winter conditions. Too many drivers on the highways don’t alter their driving when driving in poor weather such as icy or snowy roads. Good maneuvering and skid controls skills are essential in poor weather. Knowing proper, preventative skills for diving in these poor conditions can truly separate the professional drivers from the rest of the pack. They will have the smarts for making good decisions and knowing when conditions aren’t safe and when it’s time to get off the road. The job of a truck driver becomes increasingly challenging when handling a load in the foul winter weather, so know ahead of time these safe winter trucking safety tips. 10 Winter Trucking Safety Tips Slow down – At fault accidents are mostly due to excessive speed. Driving the speed limit may be legal, but […]