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How to Find a Co-Driver for an OTR Team

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

We all have people we rely on to get through life’s challenges, such as parents, siblings, mentors, spouses, and friends. The best driving teams are no different. You’ll depend on your co-driver and they will depend on you. There are many advantages of OTR team driving, and finding a reliable co-driver is key to pursuing a team driving career.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

Is OTR Team Truck Driving Right for You?

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

OTR team truck driving has many advantages. It pays well, allows you to travel and see the country, and provides you with the opportunity to form a lasting professional relationship with your co-driver. In many ways, a team driving career is also a lifestyle. Many CDL drivers love team driving and are some of the best in the industry. But is it the right choice for you?

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

Safety Tips for OTR Team Drivers

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

As with any trucking assignment, safety is the number one priority in an OTR team driving career. All the same safety tips apply to OTR drivers as they do to solo drivers, like giving the truck ample time to slow down and signaling early when turning or changing lanes.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

Why Now is a Great Time for Women to Enter the Trucking Industry

Posted by Lily Transportation on June 18, 2018

It’s no secret that the trucking industry has a wealth of new opportunities for drivers. Recently, the industry experienced its fastest pace of growth since 2015, according to Supply Chain Dive Magazine, a news publication of the supply chain industry.

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Topics: CDL Class A Drivers, CDL Class B Drivers, Team Drivers, Over the Road Drivers, Veterans

Why Military Veterans Make Excellent Truck Drivers

Posted by Lily Transportation on June 18, 2018

If you’re a military veteran, you’re in a unique position to excel in the trucking industry.

Even if you don’t have experience driving trucks or heavy vehicles, there are several training programs available that can help. While many of these programs use GI benefits, Lily Transportation Corp. offers a training program that won’t deplete your GI Bill benefits at all!

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Topics: Veterans, Over the Road Drivers

What Makes a Good OTR Team?

Posted by Lily Transportation on June 18, 2018

OTR team driving can be a lucrative and rewarding career path. When you drive as part of an OTR team, you can keep the truck rolling longer – not only can you earn more, you get to share the entire experience with a driving partner. That’s why team driving is so attractive to couples (father/son, mother/daughter, best friends, cousins, partners, married couples, siblings, and more).

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers, Team Drivers

What is the Military CDL Skills Test Waiver?

Posted by Lily Transportation on June 18, 2018

Obtaining a CDL and becoming a commercial truck driver is an excellent opportunity for veterans to transition into civilian life and start a lucrative career. While every truck driver needs to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to operate a truck, there are several unique programs for veterans that can help them obtain training and become gainfully employed.

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Topics: Veterans

The Advantages of OTR Team Driving

Posted by Lily Transportation on May 18, 2018

If you’re considering a career in the trucking industry, or if you’re looking for a change from driving solo, you might want to consider becoming an OTR team driver! Team driving isn’t for everyone, but if you find the right partner, it can be a lucrative and rewarding experience for both of you. You can even form a team with your spouse if you’re both licensed commercial drivers.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers, Team Drivers

What to Look for in a Trucking Job

Posted by Lily Transportation on May 18, 2018

Whether you’re looking for a change from your current driving position or you’re starting a career as a truck driver, it’s important to do your research. Not every company is equal, so it’s important to compare what each company has to offer. In addition to competitive pay, you’ll want to be sure your company is committed to its driver’s well-being and safety, and that they provide plenty of home time.

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Topics: CDL Class A Drivers, CDL Class B Drivers

How to Become a CDL Driver as a Veteran

Posted by Lily Transportation on May 18, 2018

Becoming a commercial driver is a rewarding career path for anyone who pursues it. Not only is it a secure career choice, it enables you to travel and earn a good living to support yourself and your family. While commercial driving is available to anyone who obtains a Commercial Driver’s License, it’s also a viable career path for military veterans transitioning to civilian life.

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Topics: Veterans

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