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    Pulling Onto The Shoulder – What to Do and How to Get Back into Traffic

Jan
16

Day after day, truck drivers put themselves at risk on the road. There are still many skills that commercial truck drivers learn when first getting their license. These skills are key to not forget […]

Jan
9

In the digital age, online reviews reign supreme. While they
can’t necessarily make or break a business, they do hold a lot of weight in an
industry where you are often dealing with people you have […]

Dec
24

We’ll be back blogging in the New Year! ¡Volveremos a bloguear en el año nuevo!

Dec
19

The Most Opposed Trucking Mandates of 2019

There
have been many regulations or amendments to regulations that were introduced
during the first decade of the 2000’s. A key advocate for truckers, The Owner
Operators Independent Drivers Association, has […]

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    Do you have a Model Year 2012 Engine? Learn what you need to comply in California

Dec
12

It’s that time of year again – time
to start getting ready for upcoming CARB (California Air Resources Board) TRU Regulation
deadline. Below, a review of each of the regulation, along with the important
deadlines for carriers […]

Dec
5

December 16, 2019 marks the date where full compliance of the ELD
rule is required by all carriers and drivers. Implementation of the Rule has
followed three phases:

December 16, 2015 – December 17, 2018 – Awareness […]

Nov
28

Happy
Thanksgiving from everyone here at UWT!

Along with getting all the
Thanksgiving food to the retail stores, truckers transport all those Black
Friday deals across the nation. Without them, there would be no Black Friday! Not […]

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    Market Indicators Say Trucking Industry Will Grow Slowly in 2020

Nov
21

Many experts are noting that
there is a slowdown coming for global trade into 2020. The good news is that it
isn’t at recession levels. But the US and Canadian economies are expected to
grow in 2020 […]

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    Driving Downhill – How to Stay Safe in One of the Most Dangerous Driving Conditions

Nov
14

Driving downhill is one of the biggest tests when taking your
CDL. Mountain passes, driving with a full and/or heavy load, and steep grades
can be some of the biggest contributing factors to making driving downhill […]

Nov
7

Perishable transportation is
perhaps one of the most time sensitive industry segments that truckers can
operate in. A day late might mean spoiled product. We all know that time and
time management is key for truckers in […]