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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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 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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February 10, 2017 @ 10:38 am | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,

Top 10 Counties for Cargo Thefts in America According to CargoNet, there were 836 occurrences of cargo theft resulting in an estimated $172.9 million in losses during 2016. Los Angeles County had 329 thefts reported from July 2013 – July 2016, the most of any other county in America. The worst state for cargo thefts […]

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February 7, 2017 @ 4:50 pm | Category:News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: , ,

Last year, we saw a lot of positive trends for freight. Here’s a look at the 10 markets that had the most loads posted for vans, reefers, and flatbeds in 2016. Below is a look at last year’s top 10 markets for load posts for vans, reefers, and flatbeds.

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