in loving memory of donnie dillon owner and founder of dillon transportation

2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award

By Dillon Transportation | November 20, 2023
2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award

On November 8th, 2023, Dillon Transportation received The HIRE Vets Medallion Award. This award was presented to us for our investments in recruiting and employing American Military Veterans. The HIRE Vets Medallion Program implements the requirements of the HIRE Vets Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-31). The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal…

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Dillon Receives Great West Safety Award

By Dillon Transportation | November 9, 2023

Dillon Transportation was recently recognized by the Great West Casualty company by receiving two prestigious awards. Here at Dillon Transportation safety is one of our number one priorities. These awards recognize our safety record and reputation as a safe carrier.   The Great West Safety Award is awarded to carriers for their Tennessee accident rates.…

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In Loving Memory of Pete Melvin Noble

By Dillon Transportation | March 15, 2023

We have lost another member of the Dillon Transportation Family this week with the heartbreaking loss of driver Pete Noble in Kingman, Arizona. Pete began working as a driver with Dillon back in June of 2019 until he had to come off the road due to health issues in December of 2022. Pete passed away…

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In Loving Memory of Thomas Preston Majors

By Dillon Transportation | March 14, 2023

Dillon Transportation has been described by many of its employees as a family. Family can be a blessing as it brings much joy and community amongst each other, but the closeness of a family can also yield much hurt when we lose one of our own. We are feeling the loss in our Dillon family…

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What Is the Split Sleeper Berth?

By Dillon Transportation | July 5, 2022
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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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How to Get a CDL in Tennessee

By Dillon Transportation | June 22, 2022
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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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How to Get a CDL in Arizona

By Dillon Transportation | May 6, 2022
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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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Donnie Dillon Humanitarian Award

By Dillon Transportation | May 5, 2022
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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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Is Truck Driving a Good Career?

By Dillon Transportation | April 2, 2022
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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Staying Healthy As A Truck Driver

By Dillon Transportation | April 2, 2022
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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