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Why Driving for Knight Transportation is a Great Career for Veterans

Knight Transportation military veterans

When our men and women in military service end their active duty status and return to civilian life, they can face many challenges related to integrating back into society. Thankfully, according to an interview with David Valdivia, who himself is a veteran and who now works to help veterans transition from active duty into the…

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Fun Facts about Semi-Trucks & the Trucking Industry

Knight Transportation truck

Whether you are a trucker by profession, know someone who is, are simply curious about the industry, or want to expand your knowledge for trivia night, the following fun facts are worth a look. After all, who wouldn’t want to know some random fun facts about semi-trucks and the trucking industry? Semi-Truck Facts You Will…

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Why Truck Drivers are Switching to Refrigerated Freight

Knight Transportation Refrigerated Truck Driving

After the craziness of the pandemic, the importance of essential workers like truck drivers has never been more valued. Truckers are the backbone of America’s economy and having them successfully transport needed goods kept the country moving. Now that most of America is back to work, and your value as a truck driving professional has…

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Tips for Backing Up a Semi-Truck Trailer

Knight Transportation semi- trucks

One of the most challenging elements of truck driving is learning to successfully maneuver a trailer and be able to back up without great difficulty. Be patient with yourself if you can relate to this issue, as this can be difficult for both veterans and novice drivers. Thankfully, there are some tried-and-true tips you can…

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Driving a Semi in Windy Conditions

Semi-truck driving down the highway

Driving a semi-truck can be challenging enough without the added difficulties caused by high winds. In fact, driving a semi in high winds can be just as dangerous for large trucks driving in icy or snowy conditions. Dangers of Driving a Semi in High Winds Large, bulky vehicles like semis, are more sensitive to crosswinds…

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How to Put Snow Chains on Semi-Truck Tires

snow chains on semi truck tires

Winter weather and slick, snowy surfaces don’t exactly mesh well with big-rig trucks. Thankfully, as a driver, you can install snow chains on your tires to give you much-needed stability and grip on slick roads. Read on for more information: Step-by-Step Guide to Putting Snow Chains on Semi Tires Of course, every truck is slightly…

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Truck Drivers’ Favorite Truck Stop/Truck Terminal Amenities

Iowa 80 truck stop – world’s largest truckstop

When it comes to life on the road as a truck driver, the amenities at a truck stop or truck terminal take on an elevated importance. After all, it is these locations that often give truck drivers their only taste of normalcy or allow them to take care of personal hygiene items. They are necessary…

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What To Do If You Start Having Truck Brake Issues

How To Improve Truck Fuel Efficiency

Semi-trucks weigh somewhere between 35,000 and 80,000 pounds. That is a lot of weight to stop once it gets going, which is what makes the braking system so vital on a semi. Having a damaged, improperly functioning or worn-out brake system is a danger to all those on the roadways. Therefore, it’s important for drivers…

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Truck Driving Opportunities for Military Veterans

Knight Transportation Fleet of Heroes, Truck Driving Opportunities for Military Veterans

Knight Transportation acknowledges and appreciates our U.S. Military service members’ sacrifices to protect our freedom and families. Finding employment while serving and after serving in the armed forces can be challenging. We seek to provide Veterans and active military service members a transportation career offering flexible schedules and consistent income. Many Veterans start a trucking…

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