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Oct
19

Drivers need to make sure they are carrying a safe load. Improperly positioned freight can result loss of life, damage to vehicle, a crash, issuance of citations/fines to driver/carrier company, and out of service […]

Oct
12

In the trucking industry, all DOT medical examinations must be performed by a medical professional listed in the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (CME).  Any commercial driver with an expired medical certificate must […]

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    What Drivers Need to Know About HOS Regulations Ahead of the Upcoming ELD Mandate

Oct
5

Hours of Service Regulations have been around in some form since 1938. Presently, they have not changed since 2015 with the suspension of the new requirements around the 34-hour restart. We are now less […]

Sep
28

Apple and pear season is kicking off, and numerous forecasts for the 2017 Washington season have come up. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) is calling for 130.9 million standard 40-pound boxes of […]

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    What the Trucking Industry Statistics for the first half of 2017 Reveal

Sep
21

So far, 2017 has been an interesting ride in the trucking industry. Many early indicators believed that there would be growth in the sector for 2017. So, how has that panned out for the […]

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    The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

Sep
14

Maintenance is key for transportation carriers who want steady profitability and productivity. The best way to prevent and deal with breakdowns and to keep on top of maintenance is to look at the areas […]

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    How Will You Celebrate the Upcoming National Truck Driver’s Appreciation Week?

Sep
7

National Truck Driver’s Appreciation week starts this Sunday September 10 till Saturday, September 16th.  This week honors all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most […]

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    Attention Carriers: Brake Safety Day is happening Next Week. Get the details you need to know for Sept 7

Aug
31

On September 7, 2017, CMV inspectors will be out across North America conducting brake system inspections as part of the CVSA’s Operation Air Brake Safety Day. It is a partnership with the FMCSA and […]

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    What is the Average Cost of Commercial Truck Insurance and How Does It Affect a Carrier’s Profitability

Aug
24

After the purchase of a truck and trailer, insurance is probably the next largest expense that a carrier must consider for their yearly business operations. Many seasoned carrier companies and drivers are well versed […]

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    ELD Mandate: Updates, Violation Information and Device Introduction Pricing & Reviews Drivers Need to Know

Aug
17

We are back with another update on the ELD regulation; this topic is once again creating a lot of chatter in the industry with the recent news of a Bill to Senate that was […]