Tuesday, 17 March 2020 10:53
The Department of Transportation recently issued a warning to truck drivers that the use of CBD products may result in you getting sidelined. The recent memo was released to clarify widespread confusion about the legality and appropriateness of CBD-infused products. Many of these loosely regulated oils and edibles may not…
Friday, 13 March 2020 10:49
While 2019 appeared to be a banner year for the economy, the rate of freight company closures was disheartneing. Approximately 800 freight-hauling companies closed in 2019, more than double the previous year, along with the largest bankruptcy in the industry to date.   “This isn't the first time this year…
Sunday, 01 March 2020 10:21
Truck drivers make up an important part of the American economy, but their role in the logistics necessary to trade and industry at large can be invisible to a lot of people. What's not invisible, though, is the sheer number of large trucks on the road, from flatbeds to traditional…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 13:24
Delays, compliance, health problems, compensation, competition. The list of things truck drivers worry about goes on and on. With 150,000 people injured in truck crashes every year, focusing on safe driving is a necessity for all truck drivers. One of the main elements of safety for truck drivers is defensive…
Monday, 17 February 2020 14:16
When you hit the road in your truck, safety should be your top concern. Not only will it help you keep yourself healthy and your truck in good shape, but it will also help you avoid delays. An accident or a traffic citation could put you seriously behind schedule and…
Monday, 10 February 2020 10:39
The federal government’s mandated limit on hours of service requires truck drivers to pull over and rest more frequently. But lack of commercial truck parking options has put CDL professionals in an increasingly tight spot. Drivers are now losing upwards of an hour per day just looking for a safe place…
Saturday, 01 February 2020 10:48
What does it take to be a truck driver? Broad shoulders, a big heart, a mesh hat, an open mind, a giant mug of coffee, blue jeans and boots, and a cross necklace...these seven attributes make up the anatomy of a truck driver, and we love our truckers exactly that…
Thursday, 30 January 2020 09:41
As those close to the trucking industry already know, the rate of trucking company closures increased significantly in 2019. In the first half of the year, the number of businesses that closed was more than double the total for all of 2018. Although this isn’t the easiest news for the…
Thursday, 16 January 2020 09:48
It’s important for the hardworking men and women that deliver our country’s goods and materials to know that you are not alone. There are compassionate organizations advocating on your behalf and connecting valued truckers with community members. In an effort to connect you with resources to enhance your professional and…
Thursday, 09 January 2020 10:58
Enthusiasm for Tesla mass-producing its version of the semi had been on the decline as the electric-vehicle manufacturer’s reputation for meeting goals suffered. Until the close of 2019, Tesla had been mired in controversy, vehicle backlogs, and opening a plant in China was not well-received by Americans whose tax breaks…
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