Bancroft & Sons Blog—How to Avoid Back Pain While Driving             Truck drivers drive more than just about anyone, and with that comes back pain & discomfort. Common complaints from truck drivers include:              Dull pain throughout the entire back.                Soreness in the upper back & neck.                Sharp pains while sitting.   We’ve put together a list of helpful tips & exercises to keep you feeling good, so you can perform your best!     Don’t sit with items in your…
Bancroft & Sons Blog – Truck Driving Safety Tips                         At Bancroft & Sons, we take safety very seriously. The safety of our drivers, other motor vehicle drivers and pedestrians is our top priority. We’ve compiled some of our favorite safety tips that will benefit all drivers, no matter what you’re driving!   - Check your mirrors often - Always use your signals when making lane changes and always ease into your lane change listening for horns and watching the corresponding mirror. - DO NOT SPEED. Pay attention to all traffic control devices/signs. - Do not tailgate. Allow at…
Wednesday, August 19 2015 00:00

How to Choose an Employer

Looking for a new CDL driver job can seem extremely overwhelming. A lot of companies are not upfront about what they have to offer you, and you’ll have to make sure you know what questions to ask. First, determine what you want out of a trucking job. Establishing your own qualifications ensures you choose an employer that will respect your needs. We’ve put together some questions that may be helpful in determining if a job is the right fit for you. Feel free to ask these during interviews, or conduct research ahead of time to ensure that your team or…
Tuesday, July 21 2015 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…
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