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OTR Trucking is a Lifestyle

Posted by Lily Transportation on August 28, 2018

If you’re considering a new over-the-road, or OTR driving career but have never driven OTR before, you may have some questions. Driving OTR is very different from driving locally. Some aspects of OTR driving take some adjusting, but as a career choice, it also comes with a number of great benefits.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

How Military Veterans can Find Truck Driving Careers

Posted by Lily Transportation on August 28, 2018

Military veterans, having endured some of the most difficult and stringent working environments, have the skills to excel in a number of careers when they transition to civilian life. While companies in several industries are interested in hiring veterans because of their unique skills and strong character, some of the most exciting career opportunities for veterans lie in the logistics industry.

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Topics: Veterans

The Ultimate OTR Team Driving Guide

Posted by Lily Transportation on August 28, 2018

Why OTR team driving? There are so many advantages of being part of an over the road team.  They cover more ground, and because they can keep the truck and its cargo moving for longer, team drivers can earn more money than solo drivers. OTR trucking can be a very lucrative full-time truck driving career.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers, Team Drivers

How to Get CDL Truck Driver Training as a Veteran

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

Logistics companies across the country are posting truck driving jobs for veterans and seeking military professionals to join their teams. Military veterans possess strong teamwork and leadership skills, which are essential for successful CDL drivers. Numerous veterans have excelled in the logistics industry because of their relevant skills and their dedication to their mission.

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Topics: Veterans

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

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