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    How Ride Stability Affects Fuel Consumption for Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles

How Ride Stability Affects Fuel Consumption for Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles

In trucking, everything is all about the bottom line. Arguably, what affects the bottom line the most is fuel consumption.

Fleet managers and owner-operators alike try to maximize fuel efficiency in a number of different […]

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    Can a Smart Watch Encourage Truckers to Be More Active on the Road?

Can a Smart Watch Encourage Truckers to Be More Active on the Road?

When people think of truckers, they imagine someone who isn’t very active. After all, the nature of truck driving can lead to a sedentary lifestyle.

It’s easy to see that life on the road doesn’t […]

7 Reasons Truckers Are Moving to Smaller Carriers

The trucking industry, like many others, is dominated by large companies. In the industry, these companies are known as mega carriers.

If you’re a trucker, then there’s a good chance you work or have worked […]

By |April 28th, 2022|Truck Drivers|0 Comments
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    5 Things the Regulators Need to Fix to Show How Important Truck Drivers Are for the Economy

5 Things the Regulators Need to Fix to Show How Important Truck Drivers Are for the Economy

As everyone in the trucking industry knows, truckers are essential to the economy. They are the country’s lifeblood as they move goods and medicines nationwide.

After all, it’s estimated that trucks move $10.4 trillion worth […]

By |April 22nd, 2022|Truck Drivers|0 Comments
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    Are You Ready for Winter Driving? The Chain Requirements and Winter Driving Checklist Drivers Need to Know

Are You Ready for Winter Driving? The Chain Requirements and Winter Driving Checklist Drivers Need to Know

Winter is on its way in the Pacific Northwest! As we head into the winter months, drivers need to make sure they are ready for the difficult driving conditions, particularly on the mountain passes. […]

The Load Securement Best Practices Drivers Need to Follow

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 […]

By |October 19th, 2017|Cargo securement|0 Comments

How Drivers Can Prepare for their DOT Medical Exam

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

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

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 […]

By |October 5th, 2017|ELD, HOS|0 Comments

Are you Getting Ready for Apple and Pear Fruit Season?

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

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

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 […]