Are You Stressing?

Posted by T.J. Cunningham

on 4/29/16 10:00 AM

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Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental balance. In other words, it is a natural part of life. As a truck driver, you deal with stress day in and day out.

Trucking is stressful!  You have to deal with time commitments, traffic, difficult customers and drivers that think they own the road - even though they are in a smaller vehicle than you.  It happens all the time, and there is no way of avoiding it. But you can manage it.

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Think Distracted Driving Doesn't Impact You? Think Again.

Posted by Amy Allee

on 4/18/16 10:30 AM

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April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, a cause that Driving Ambition and the trucking industry in whole, passionately supports. With all of today's modern technologies and conveniences, it's easy to think you can sneak in a phone call, text message or check of the latest news on the Web. But the risks far outweigh any extra time you think you might save, even checking at a stop light.

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MATS 2016 Much More Than Just Another Convention

Posted by Clint Hanner

on 4/13/16 10:52 AM

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I have had the pleasure of working in the transportation industry for around a year now. I’ve had countless conversations with and about truckers, trucking companies and the industry as a whole. Surprisingly, none of this really prepared me for my first experience at the Mid-America Trucking Show or MATS as it more commonly referred.

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Drivers of the Month Program

Posted by Amy Allee

on 4/7/16 9:55 AM

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Driving Ambition offers professional CDL drivers the freedom and flexibility to choose their own route to success. Whether drivers are looking for greater job satisfaction, better job opportunities or improved work/life balance, Driving Ambition provides an avenue to pair drivers up with quality companies.

We understand that our drivers are one of the main reasons for our continued success and growth. As part of our appreciation, we offer a Driver of the Month and Driver of the Year program to recognize the "best of the best," in our branches that have provided our clients with the exceptional service our clients rely on from Driving Ambition.

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Want Better Sleep? Try These Tips!

Posted by T.J. Cunningham

on 3/29/16 10:30 AM

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Are you sleeping enough?  How much sleep are you getting every night?  How much is enough?

March has been coined as National Sleep Awareness month.  One key objective of the month is to make sure that you understand how your sleep can be affected by small changes in your environment.

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Happy Easter!

Posted by Amy Allee

on 3/25/16 11:00 AM

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Happy Easter from all of us at Driving Ambition!

As you’re celebrating with your loved ones today, whether that be a traditional Easter feast or surprising little ones with treats inside of plastic eggs, please be sure to think of and appreciate the truck drivers that brought those goods to the store for your happy moments!

Did you know it takes 6 minutes to make 1 Peep? Or that Americans decorate and dye up to 180 million eggs each year? Click below to read more Easter fun facts, courtesy of History.com!

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New Tax Form Coming

Posted by Michael Malarney

on 3/16/16 2:00 PM

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Affordable Care Act Forms Are Coming

Before March 31, 2016, you may receive something related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the mail in the coming weeks: A new tax form.

Soon, benefit-eligible employees will receive a new tax form called the 1095-C that will contain detailed information about their healthcare coverage. It is important to keep the form for your records; as it is needed to file your taxes for 2015.  It’s part of the way the federal government verifies whether people are complying with the mandate that requires nearly all U.S. residents to have health care coverage.

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5 Tips To Help Truck Drivers Cope With Daylight Savings Time

Posted by Amy Allee

on 3/10/16 9:00 AM

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Like it or hate it, it is that time of the year again – Daylight Savings Time. On March 13th, at 2:00am, the clock “springs ahead” an hour to help us get the most sunlight we can out of the summer months. This week is also National Sleep Awareness week according to the National Sleep Foundation. Coincidence? Probably not.

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Spring Open House Schedule

Posted by Amy Allee

on 3/3/16 9:12 AM

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Driving Ambition will be hosting open houses in March and April in 5 locations!

 

Why Stop By?

  • We have local customers with many open positions, and we're always adding more
  • Competitive wages and weekly pay guarantees for all Class A drivers! 
  • Driving Ambition offers affordable benefits, paid holidays, paid vacations, 401k and referral bonuses

 

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Black History “Driving Ambition” in Transportation

Posted by T.J. Cunningham

on 2/25/16 8:30 AM

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During Black History Month, one may not think of the role African-American’s have played in transportation.  The first thing that may come to mind is Rosa Parks and how she refused to give up her seat on the bus -one of many protests and boycotts that furthered along the civil rights movement.

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