Monday, June 07 2021 00:00

Night Driving Tips

Plenty of us hate night driving—there's no feeling quite like getting someone else's high beams shined in your eyes. But beyond the pure annoyance, few of us realize how dangerous it can be. Fatalities on the road occur at a rate three times greater at night than during the day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While only a quarter of all driving is done at night, more than half of all driving deaths occur then.
Friday, May 07 2021 00:00

Trucking Jobs on the Rise

  Do you know someone who is a professional truck driver? It extremely likely you do; truck driving is currently America’s most common job, according to a recent study by National Public Radio. According to the study, truck driving has been so successful in America because it is impossible to automate or outsource! Even better, the industry is expected to grow in the coming years. Check out the following map, which shows the most popular career in each state. Bancroft and Sons is always looking for dependable, licensed team and solo truck drivers! We offer competitive truck driver salaries with…
Wednesday, April 07 2021 00:00

Types of Truck Driving Salaries

  Are you considering a trucking job? You may be surprised to know that truck driving is one of the most common jobs in America today. While careers in other fields are being downsized and outsourced, more positions for truck drivers are becoming available.   What Makes Truck Driving So Great? One reason why more and more people are considering a trucking job is due to the competitive and lucrative salary that a driver can receive. Depending on the company, you can be paid per mile or paid hourly. Both options come with several great advantages that help you get…
Wednesday, March 31 2021 02:51

Driver Spotlight - Rodney Smith

Mr. Smith started driving because he enjoyed the independence it gave him, and how it allowed him to visit new places. When asked what he enjoyed most about his job, he didn’t hesitate to say the family environment that Bancroft and Sons offers. He also expressed how wonderful it has been working with all of dispatch, especially his dispatcher Louis, Charles Bancroft III, and support staff. Some of the challenges he faced when he started driving were making accurate turns, finding the correct loading locations, and truck-friendly routes. He is much happier now hauling mail and wishes to continue to…
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