A Drivers.com guide for parents of novice drivers. Covers several topics, including communicating in the car, how drivers learn best, safe driving tips, and attitude. (NEW--PDF version for easy printing.)
We are a nation of doers. Now more than ever, Americans are on the pursuit of, well, everything. Extreme multi-tasking is more common today than it has ever been. Between emails, text messages, phone calls and the massive shift toward relentless communication, people everywhere are rushing to get things done faster, easier and more effectively. But when it comes to driving, it’s never been more important to just slow down. Your safety, your life, and the lives of others all depend on you to make the right choices behind the wheel.
Here at Drivers.com, we have been responding to an increasing number of queries from overseas truck drivers looking for jobs in Canada, the US or Australia. This interest has prompted us to write a series of guides for overseas drivers seeking jobs in these countries. The first country we will cover in this series is Canada.
For the many unemployed truck drivers across the US, it may be surprising to learn that there is currently a nationwide shortage of qualified and experienced truck drivers. According to USA Today “Shortages of trucks and drivers are delaying some deliveries of products and raw materials across the USA and raising freight costs.” In the context of an almost 10% general unemployment rate in the U.S., such a shortage seems unlikely and out of step with the experience of the wider economy.
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