Truck Driver

  • 7 Oil Field Jobs Companies Are Desperate To Fill

    7 Oil Field Jobs Companies Are Desperate To Fill

    It would have seemed the stuff of science fiction if it hadn't appeared on newspapers across the world: According to new forecasts, the United States may soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the planet's largest oil producing country. Developments in technology and high oil prices have created stunning oil booms... Continue Reading

  • Thousands Of Trucker Jobs Openings, Despite Pay Of $45,000 A Year

    Thousands Of Trucker Jobs Openings, Despite Pay Of $45,000 A Year

    Increased government scrutiny of the safety of the nation's trucking industry is contributing to a shortage of long-haul truck drivers. But it's not resulting in more jobs for some of the nearly 13 million unemployed Americans who can't find employment, USA Today reports. "It's getting harder to get... Continue Reading

  • Trucker, Too Drunk To Drive, Tells Boss He's Being Held Hostage, Police Say

    Trucker, Too Drunk To Drive, Tells Boss He's Being Held Hostage, Police Say

    Two days ago, Thomas James Conner and a friend allegedly got so drunk that neither couldn't drive. So instead of calling in sick, as perhaps others would do, Conner, a Washington state trucker, came up with a whopper of a story: He told his bosses that he and his truckload of berries had been taken... Continue Reading

  • Most In-Demand Job In America? [Infographic]

    Most In-Demand Job In America? [Infographic]

    Recently AOL Jobs shared the five most in-demand jobs in the U.S., based on information from CareerBuilder's database. Here's a close look at one of the jobs that has a high demand for workers this year -- truck driver with a commercial license, or CDL. Continue Reading

  • The 11 Jobs Expected To Grow The Most

    The 11 Jobs Expected To Grow The Most

    America is officially on the rebound, adding 243,000 jobs in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over 20 million new jobs are expected to materialize between 2010 and 2020, but some fields are expanding far more than others, the BLS reported recently. Anything health-care related is... Continue Reading

  • Trucker Rethinks Next Haul After Crash With Bees

    Trucker Rethinks Next Haul After Crash With Bees

    SALT LAKE CITY - Truck driver Louis Holst has never been scared of bees, but he's rethinking his next long-haul load a day after being swarmed by 25 million of the stinging insects. Holst and his wife, Tammie, picked up 460 bee hives in South Dakota and were about 36 hours into their drive Sunday night when... Continue Reading

  • Idaho River Finally Free of Toilet Paper Dumped By Inattentive Truck Driver

    Idaho River Finally Free of Toilet Paper Dumped By Inattentive Truck Driver

    LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) -- A river in Idaho has finally run out of toilet paper. State environment officials say crews finished removing massive rolls of unprocessed toilet paper that fell off a truck and were lodged for weeks in the upper Lochsa River. Continue Reading

  • Eight Jobs You Shouldn't Overlook

    Eight Jobs You Shouldn't Overlook

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Some jobs can have a negative stigma, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't give them a second glance when you're conducting your search. In fact, many jobs that seem unappealing from the get go actually provide workers with a favorable work-life balance and other... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

    Although not tied directly to his job, the recent death of 'Deadliest Catch' star Justin Tennison has brought dangerous jobs to the forefront again. All jobs comes with health risks, but while some are minor, like computer eye strain or a slipping hazard in the break room by the coffee machine, others are... Continue Reading

  • America's Most Dangerous Jobs

    America's Most Dangerous Jobs

    While many of us go to our jobs every day without even thinking that we might suffer a paper cut, there are thousands of other workers in peril every time they punch the clock. From inner city violence to acts of nature, professionals put their lives at risk to keep the community safe, keep store shelves stocked... Continue Reading