March 21, 2017 @ 4:49 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

Throughout the year, we have made many trucking industry predictions regarding technology and the future for drivers. Some of the topics we discussed were the inevitability of driverless trucks, the DOT speed limiter proposal, and updating transportation infrastructure. In 2016, Uber’s self-driving truck, Otto, made its first delivery of 50,000 beers, and companies, like Amazon, […]

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March 21, 2017 @ 4:44 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

If you run a small to mid-sized  trucking company, you know tight margins and increasing expenses can put the health of your business at risk. While margins fluctuate with capacity, expenses can be controlled for the most part.

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March 17, 2017 @ 5:01 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: No tags

Road signs are an important part of our transportation system. They help truckers get to their destinations by offering directions, speed limits and safety precautions. Many signs truckers see hundreds of times a day (e.g., stop signs, railroad crossings, speed limits), but other signs are an uncommon sight. Have you seen these five uncommon road […]

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March 13, 2017 @ 5:23 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,
Top3reasons to become truck driver

Truck drivers are in high demand. The American Trucking Associations’ estimate the industry will need more than 96,000 new drivers each year for the next 10 years to keep pace with consumer spending. If you are looking for a career change, consider these top truck driver benefits:

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March 13, 2017 @ 5:13 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags:

The trucking industry is always changing. Since trucking plays a vital role in the U.S. economy, the changes in the industry are important for everyone. Take a look at the top four trucking trends for 2017:

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March 7, 2017 @ 5:52 pm | Category:Accident, News, Trucks | Tags: ,

The person who posted this dash cam video to YouTube said this unbelievable maneuver took place Saturday, March 4 in Virginia. It takes a bit of time to unfold, but as it does you’ll find yourself wondering what kind of hurry the truck driver making the pass must have been in to take such a […]

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March 2, 2017 @ 5:28 pm | Category:News | Tags: , ,

PHOENIX, Az. – American Trucking Associations (ATA) president and CEO Chris Spear opened Omnitracs Outlook 2017 by telling attendees that he wants to be a partner, not an impediment to the newly-elected Donald Trump administration. Spear said he believes Trump will be a catalyst of innovation who will empower the trucking industry, and not be […]

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February 28, 2017 @ 5:52 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags:

It wasn’t long ago that truck driving had a much different image than the one it enjoys now. In previous decades, drivers were often viewed with skepticism by the public. While truckers have always received some sort of acknowledgement for the valuable economic service they provide to businesses and organizations across the country, the perception […]

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February 20, 2017 @ 6:10 pm | Category:News | Tags: ,
RailRoad Crossing

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today launched the “Stop! Trains Can’t” campaign aimed at young male motorists to make the right choice at railroad crossings. The campaign is the latest in a two-year effort by DOT to reduce accidents, and ultimately fatalities, at railroad crossings around the country. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

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February 10, 2017 @ 5:28 pm | Category:News, Testimonials, Tips, Trucks | Tags: No tags

Hauling hazardous materials can be extremely dangerous for truck drivers which is why it typically pays at a higher rate. To enforce regulations and promote the safety of HAZMAT transportation, the FMCSA conducts over 154,000 annual roadside inspections, with an estimated 35,000 DOT HAZMAT violations reported. That’s nearly 23 percent of inspections resulting in a […]

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