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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) limits how long commercial motor vehicle drivers can remain behind the wheel through its Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. The sleeper berth provision, under HOS regulations, was meant to promote safer driving habits and schedule flexibility in the trucking business. However, it remains one of the more complicated…

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CDL license

Earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is the first step to becoming a commercial truck driver. A (CDL) is required for anyone who operates a commercial vehicle in Tennessee. Commercial Driver’s Licenses are classified into three classes depending on the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR), and what is being transported.…

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freight truck

How to Get a CDL in Arizona To secure a job in Arizona’s trucking industry, one must obtain a commercial license. If you’re looking to start a truck driving career, getting a commercial driver’s license will open up all kinds of opportunities for you. A commercial driver’s license demonstrates that you’re adequately trained, tested, and…

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Congratulations to Ralph Fisher and Gary Hayward for being our first two recipients of the Donnie Dillon Humanitarian Award! The award is given in memory of my husband, Donnie Dillon, due to his compassionate and generous heart for others. Throughout his lifetime he prioritized passing along his blessing to others to brighten their lives. The…

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Young Female truck driver on her way inside the truck

Nowadays, many careers can offer you a good paycheck and sustain you in these harsh economic times. If you enjoy traveling, truck driving may be a good option for you to consider. Currently, hiring is up across the entire truck-driving industry. According to American Trucking Associations, in 2020, 3.36 million professional truck drivers were hired…

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Truck driver holding two thumps up next to his truck

Being a truck driver is certainly not an easy job. It includes being on the road for long hours, being away from your family for extended periods of time, meeting deadlines, busy schedule, and more. These factors can create a challenging environment for truck drivers to maintain a healthy routine.  It may seem challenging, but…

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Congratulations to our 2022 Million Mile Club Inductees! Dillon Transportation takes great pride in the safety, reliability, and dedication from our drivers. Once a driver reaches 1,000,000 miles they can be inducted into the Million Mile Club at Dillon Transportation. The inductees are each awarded a Personalized Plaque, A Deluxe Watch Personalized With the Dillon…

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Trucker looking out of his window

Are you looking for a new career? Do you enjoy driving? Do you think you can handle it for a full shift, day in and day out? If so, there are great jobs out there for those who enjoy cruising the open road. Whether you are interested in long-haul driving or local routes, prefer a…

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In Loving Memory of Donnie Dillon With heavy hearts we mourn the loss of our father, husband, boss, and friend- Donnie Dillon, whom we tragically lost on December 30th, 2021. Donnie Dillon was a great man who had a vision and followed through with Dillon Transportation LLC. He went from working out of the trunk…

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A truck on a highway during the sunset

Truck driving is a job that isn’t for everyone, but for those who are willing to put in the work, it can pay off. One of the first questions someone considering the career will likely have is how much do truckers make a year? One of the positives of truck driving is that it can…

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