T.G. Stegall Trucking Company in Charlotte NC
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At T.G. Stegall, we are always on the lookout for new drivers to add to our team. We have an abundance of work so there is always the need for a new driver to join the T.G. Stegall family. Of all the Charlotte truck driver jobs available today, T.G. Stegall can compete with anyone in the business. There are a vast amount of benefits available to all of our drivers such as weekends off, safety bonuses, per diem allowance, stopoff pay and much more. Our requirements to become a driver cover areas of criminal record, one year of current verifiable commercial driving experience, as well as possessing a class ‘A’ CDL license. An exciting career at T.G. Stegall could bring you extra money and valuable time off. The benefits continue as our per-mile pay rate is among the best of any Charlotte truck driving jobs. Paid holidays and vacations also await your employment at T.G. Stegall. When it comes time to search through the long list of cdl truck driving jobs and mechanics jobs in Charlotte on the market today, look for the name that offers the most rewards and the best working experience. T.G. Stegall has been family owned and operated since 1950 and we are always searching for new drivers to become part of our trucking family.
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At TG Stegall Trucking, we are always looking for good drivers. We offer steady, year-round work with good miles, competitive weekly pay, health benefits, and paid holidays and vacations.
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Texting and driving is a serious problem that affects drivers of all kinds. Different states have different penalties for this violation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has also stepped in, imposing stiffer penalties for truck drivers who are caught texting while driving. T.G. Stegall Trucking Company in Charlotte shares some facts on the importance of safety on the road.
The FMCSA has prohibited texting and driving in all commercial motor vehicles. Texting is defined as typing or reading from an electronic device while driving. This not only applies to phone text messaging, but also pertains to...
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It is a given that a truck stop is the most ideal place for truckers to park for the night. However, some of those truck stops can fill up for the night rather quickly and there are other occasions when the nearest truck stop is too far away. What is a trucker to do then?
The reason why there is often a shortage of open spots at most truck stops is because of the constant growth of the trucking industry. More drivers are needed every year as the demand for the transportation of goods continues to grow. That means...
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The life of a truck driver is one that is not just relegated to men. Women are also taking on truck driver jobs and making it their profession. The movement is growing as women are steadily settling in behind the wheel of a big rig. Here is some information from T.G. Stegall Trucking in Charlotte about the ongoing growing demand for more truckers. At the end of last year, the American Truckers Association estimated that there was a nationwide shortage of more than 47,000 truck drivers.
However, just 6% of truckers in the United States are females, according to the U.S. Department of labor. That means opportunity is...
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Buying fuel is an inevitable part of all NC trucking jobs. Keeping costs down is also the goal of every driver and trucking company. Fuel cards make life easier on both parties and here is a closer look at how the use of fuel cards can save money, time and provide an extra measure of security.
Just about every fuel stop across the country accepts fuel cards. In addition to convenience, most fuel cards provide a lot of discounts. That could be...
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Truck driving is not a job that offers unlimited physical fitness opportunities. In fact, it is just the opposite as truckers are confined to a seated position for much of the day. However, there are ways truckers can continue to stay fit while out on the open road. Here are some tips from T.G. Stegall Trucking Co. of Charlotte to keep fit on the road!
No Need for a Gym
Truck drivers don’t need to go to a gym every day to stay fit. There are plenty of exercises they can do without weights, some of which can be done in a...
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It does not take a whole lot of investigation to see that fuel prices are dipping in NC and all over the country. That means paying less at the pump, which has an impact on both trucking companies as well as drivers. Here’s a look at some of the effects of falling fuel costs in the Charlotte trucking company industry.
Better Surcharge on 30-Day Terms
It is important for truckers to keep an eye on their fuel surcharge as they continually fluctuate. Many truckers get paid for 30-day terms which means the surcharge may be...
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Becoming a truck driver is unlike a lot of other professions as there is a lot to look forward to in a career behind the wheel of a large truck. However, the life of a trucker is not for everyone. Here is a checklist from T.G. Stegall Trucking Charlotte that can help prospective drivers looking to break into this profession.
Love of Driving
You could be behind the...
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Driving a truck can be a very rewarding profession and there are a lot of perks that come with this type of employment. Here is a look at some of the benefits that come with CDL truck driving jobs.
Every year, there is a growing need for trucker jobs, which means there is usually as much work as a...
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There is no rule that dictates how old a person needs to be in order to obtain a CDL truck driving job, just as long as they are at least 18 years of age. There are some people who are all for hiring younger truckers while others are stoutly against it. Here is some insight on how younger truckers can prove the naysayers wrong.
Younger drivers naturally have more energy. Most new drivers are not bogged down by the stress and angst that comes with supporting kids, going through a divorce or worrying about how the next mortgage payment will be made. Therefore, younger drivers are often...
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The winter months can present a lot of obstacles on the road for truck drivers. That is why it pays to be prepared and here is a look at some useful tips that CDL truckers can use to their advantage during the winter months.
Watch for black ice
This can be very dangerous to anyone on the road, especially truckers. Black ice actually has a shine to it and can appear to look like a puddle of water. It often starts to form underneath overpasses as well as in spots that have a significant amount of...
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Not every truck driving job has to stretch across miles and miles of highway. There are plenty of trucker jobs that do not even require the driver to leave the state. Here’s a look at the long list of benefits that comes with a short haul truck driving job assignments.
Truckers are more familiar with the local routes and roads they will take on a short haul. Traveling in a familiar area provides less stress and offers the ease of navigating through territory drivers already know. Many drivers are...
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Mostly everyone who acquires a OTR truck driving job has learned all about proper safety protocol to take. However, there are lessons drivers can continually learn and safety skills they can constantly sharpen. Here are some helpful tips to making your next haul a safer one.
Always Be Watching
Short haul trucking jobs often require drivers to take the same route. While drivers may be very familiar with those routes, something could always change. Always be on the lookout for...
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Getting into the trucking industry can provide a beneficial career for those looking for a life out on the open road. For new, veteran and potential drivers, here are some important things to know about the truck driving industry.
• Full-time truck driving jobs are demanding as drivers are expected to log around 120,000 miles per year, which averages out to a little more than 2,300 miles a week. In a five-day work week, that comes to 460 miles per day.
• The trucking industry’s origins are dated back to 1933 when the American Trucking Association was formed...
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Most CDL trucking jobs can be very rewarding. For the right person it can be a wonderful, life-changing opportunity but this career must be kicked off by obtaining a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License). Acquiring a CDL is not as simple as making a few right hand turns or passing a basic driving test. There is a process involved as drivers must meet certain requirements, which are as follows.
Pass a Physical
Drivers do not need to be able to run a marathon, although they will be expected to pass certain medical tests. For example, they will need to show they do not have sleep...
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All the advances in technology can make life on the road much easier, safer and more enjoyable for truck drivers. Finding the most helpful types of modern technology can provide an ample amount of benefits. Here’s a look at some of the technology that could prove to be your best friend on your next OTR truck driving job.
Mobile Friendly Companions
CB radios have been replaced by mobile phones which can serve a variety of functions for truckers. They do more than just allow truck drivers to communicate. There are many helpful Apps, such as calorie counting Apps which can help truckers maintain a healthier diet. The GasBuddy App helps out with gas by notifying the driver of the cheapest gas prices around. Paying less at the pump can add up over the course of a trip. On downtime or between trucking jobs entertainment can be found in movies, videos, music, e-books and games all available on mobile devices through Apps. These are just a few examples of the many Apps that could benefit truckers
Different trucking companies offer different perks. There’s a difference when it comes to trucking jobs as some companies make life a whole lot easier for their drivers. Here’s a look at some things drivers should look for in a trucking company.
This could be a deal breaker for many drivers. A policy on home time specifies how long truckers are expected to be out on the road before turning home. Those with families might not want to sign on with companies that expect their drivers to be on the road for most of the year. Find out right away about a company’s stance on home time policy.
One look out on any major highway will signify that there is still an abundance of opportunities for truck drivers. There is no shortage of trucks out on the road, which means there are plenty of jobs to be had by truckers. The field continually proves to be one that provides an ample amount of work for Americans of all ages.
According to the U.S. Labor Board, the trucking industry added 2,400 new jobs in January of 2015 as it continues to be one of the most sought-after occupations in the realm of transportation. That trend is also showing no signs of slowing down.
Long days on the road can make it difficult for truck drivers to maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are certain areas of one’s health to consider when taking on all trucking jobs. Here’s a look at some problem areas and ways for drivers to protect themselves from an unhealthy lifestyle
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The reason why there is often a shortage of open spots at most truck stops is because of the constant growth of the trucking industry. More drivers are needed every year as the demand for the transportation of goods continues to grow. That means trucking companies like TG Stegall Trucking Co are always increasing their personnel, although truck stops are not running out to accommodate that growing demand
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An abundance of mobile apps have made life easier on truck drivers and continue to help them over the course of their workdays. However, some apps can also be counterproductive toward your trucking jobs. Here is a closer look at the pros and cons of trucker phone apps.
One of the benefits of these apps is they have been able to enhance the client-provider relationship by establishing an ongoing connection. These apps could even lead to trucking companies downgrading their reliance
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