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Thanksgiving Options on the Road

Thanksgiving Options on the Road

Truck drivers make Thanksgiving happen. Every year, drivers deliver millions of turkeys, sides, and desserts to grocery stores and restaurants across the country to ensure that everyone can celebrate with their families. What about the drivers? Often, it can be...

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How Much Do Flatbed Drivers Make?

How Much Do Flatbed Drivers Make?

Expected Pay As a flatbed driver The trucking industry offers a variety of ways in which drivers are paid. The difference in pay depends on different factors for each company and each mode of transportation. Melton offers cent per mile pay based on verifiable...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthBreast cancer is the uncontrolled growth of breast cells.  Cancer occurs as a result of mutations, or abnormal changes, in the genes responsible for regulating the growth of cells and keeping them healthy....

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Perks of Flatbed Trucking

Perks of Flatbed Trucking

Flatbed trucking is commonly viewed as one of the most challenging types of truck driving jobs in the industry due to the physical demand and unique skills that are required. Flatbed drivers must work in all types of weather conditions, lift heavy tarps, and secure...

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Top Military Friendly Trucking Companies

Top Military Friendly Trucking Companies

In addition to Melton, there are various trucking companies that offer special programs and benefits for veterans and transitioning service members. At the end of this article, we've provided a quick visual breakdown of the main features in each company's program. The...

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Fears of Flatbed

Fears of Flatbed

Tarping & Securing Your Own Loads Flatbed drivers haul a wide variety of commodities that can’t fit or don’t make sense to place in an enclosed trailer, such as: steel, lumber, building materials, and large machinery to name a few. It’s the driver’s responsibility...

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