News & Notes

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…
Saturday, 01 February 2020 10:40
As a commercial truck driver, you are responsible for operating your rig safely and accurately. Whether you are a new driver or have driven a semi truck for decades, you can always benefit from equipment and accessories that will make you a safer, more efficient driver and avoid preventable accidents.…
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…
Friday, 03 January 2020 10:21
Distracted driving continues to rank among the primary causes for truck and automobile accidents year after year. While “distracted driving” has become an umbrella term to identify passenger vehicle and truck drivers who are not focused on the road, texting and driving tends to be the worst offender. That’s largely…
Wednesday, 01 January 2020 10:44
Are you starting a job with a new trucking company? If so, congratulations! A new trucking job can transform your life. It promises a steady income, and you get to see the country from a different perspective. If you recently started a new trucking job, here are a few pointers…
Friday, 27 December 2019 14:11
No matter how well you plan your trucking schedule, chances are good you are going to have to drive in the dark. Driving at night presents a different set of challenges than the ones you must deal with during the day, and it’s important for you to identify them and…
Monday, 02 December 2019 10:52
It was a banner year for truck drivers who saw employers heavily recruit qualified drivers to fill trucking jobs. The economy continued to be robust and the renegotiated NAFTA deal, now the USMCA, is under review in Congress. The USMCA reportedly delivers increased benefits for American truck drivers and some…
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 09:16
Truck driving can be a rewarding career choice, but it can also be exhausting. If you have an over-the-road trucking job, you are especially familiar with how difficult it can be to stay awake and alert. Many drivers find themselves asking how to stay awake while driving. This is a…
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