3 Winter Weather Truck Driving Tips

Nov 11 2017

3 Winter Weather Truck Driving Tips
It’s that time of year again – roads are starting to ice over and layers of snow are accumulating. Check out our winter weather driving tips below to help you get through this wintry season safely. Winter Weather Truck Driving Tips: 1) Prepare: Make sure to prepare yourself and your truck before heading out. In […] Read more

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Military Skills Make Driver the Best Runner on Account

Nov 03 2017

Military Skills Make Driver the Best Runner on Account
Over two years ago, Marine Corps Veteran and DCS driver Jose found himself transitioning out of the service and looking for a civilian career to support his family. As an experienced truck driving Marine, a civilian job in transportation seemed to be a natural fit and with the Hunt’s Heroes Finisher Program, Jose transitioned smoothly. Jose credits […] Read more

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OTR Driver and Spouse Enjoy Free Rider Program

Oct 27 2017

OTR Driver and Spouse Enjoy Free Rider Program
Over the road driver Darwin credits his father, a truck driver, for introducing him to 18-wheelers at the age of 16. “My dad told me to pack my stuff and hop in the truck. I rode with him for the summer and he taught me how to drive,” he said. Four years ago, Darwin decided […] Read more

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Driver Knows What All the Buzz is About: Making Honey

Oct 23 2017

Driver Knows What All the Buzz is About: Making Honey
Local DCS truck driver Paul knows how to relax when he gets home from a long day on the road – he pulls on his veil and tends to his nine bee colonies. “It relaxes me. I really enjoy it, just watching the bees move in and out,” he said about his small beekeeping business. […] Read more

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J.B. Hunt Drivers Give New Company Drivers Advice

Oct 18 2017

J.B. Hunt Drivers Give New Company Drivers Advice
As numerous truck drivers make a shift in their career and join J.B. Hunt’s driving force, many are curious of what to expect – what kind of culture do they have at J.B. Hunt? How can I advance within the company? Do they care about drivers or will I only be another alpha code? We […] Read more

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Seasoned Drivers Tell New Drivers What They Wish They Would Have Known

Oct 16 2017

Seasoned Drivers Tell New Drivers What They Wish They Would Have Known
If you’ve recently earned your CDL A, you may be eager to make a living in your first truck driving job. You may also find the trucking industry intimidating because you’re not sure what to expect. A number of J.B. Hunt veteran drivers remember their first months on the job and wanted to pass along […] Read more

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Straight from a Driver: Why You Should Join Our Team

Oct 13 2017

Straight from a Driver: Why You Should Join Our Team
Any time we interview a driver, we always ask them the question, “what would you say to a driver who was thinking of driving for J.B. Hunt?” When we interviewed Vernon this summer for our quarterly driver feature, we asked him that question. His response? Vernon pulled out his phone and showed us a list […] Read more

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Driver Moves His J.B. Hunt Career Off the Road

Oct 11 2017

Driver Moves His J.B. Hunt Career Off the Road
J.B. Hunt employee Ric Carlson has truly done it all. From his time traveling the country as a driver, to now working in the fuel department, Ric knows firsthand what it takes to keep the transportation industry rolling. Ric moved into the transportation industry after serving in the military, and in 2001, after a stint with a couple […] Read more

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Love at First Drive

Oct 10 2017

Love at First Drive
While truck driving cross-country over 20 years ago, fate brought two amazing people together. Debra, who had been driving for a large carrier for only five weeks, and J.B. Hunt driver William crossed paths on a stretch of I70 East. Debra said she remembered passing the J.B. Hunt truck – the old brown cabover – […] Read more

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Industry Advice for New Truck Drivers

Oct 09 2017

Industry Advice for New Truck Drivers
Every day, new drivers are earning their CDL A, learning to master the 18-wheeler and entering the transportation industry. Many of you are excited, yet nervous to hit the road and are looking for guidance. We asked veteran J.B. Hunt drivers, who remember being in your seats, to offer advice to new drivers that will […] Read more

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