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Roadside Inspection Tips For Heavy Truck Drivers

It is no surprise that most semi-truck drivers do not enjoy roadside inspections. These inspections are, though, important because they give the semi-truck and its driver an on the spot safety check-up. The Commercial ...

ELDs Will Soon Replace Paper Log Books For Drivers and Carriers

It's long been a requirement for truck drivers to log their hours of service (HOS), or Record of Duty Status (RODS). This information has, up until now, been documented in paper form by drivers and submitted to their employer ...

Volvo's SuperTruck

According to a September 13, 2016 article in HDT Truckinginfo, Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled its SuperTruck demo rig which features a freight efficiency improvement of 88%. This exceeds the 50% goal set forth by the ...

3 Quick Tips to Improve your Semi-Truck Health And Well-Being

In an article titled, "The Long White Line: The Mental and Physical Effects of Long-Haul Trucking", author Dan Nosowitz describes the occupation as follows, "Truck driving is, without a doubt, one of the most brutal jobs a ...

Controlling Idle Times To Decrease Emissions

Idling trucks are an issue for trucking companies for three important reasons. First, when a truck is running, but not moving down the road, the company isn't making any money. Secondly, idling trucks consume fuel, thus adding ...

Tesla Announces Plans for Electric Semi-Truck

Fleets continue to invest in fuel economy technology, according to Fleet Owner, in the hopes of reducing fuel costs. Thus far, the trend is paying off as Fleet Owner reports that 17 North American fleets have saved "about ...

Eating Right on the Road

Life as a truck driver offers a unique experience and many benefits, but it can be hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle while spending so much time on the road. Although it can be a difficult task, it's not an impossible one. ...

Advantages to Financing Your Heavy Truck Purchase

The dream of many a heavy truck driver is to achieve owner-operator status. On long hauls, your rig is your home away from home, and when it's your truck, it's your home. Unfortunately, the price of being an owner-operator ...

Maintenance Tips To Get Your Heavy Truck Ready for the Winter

As October approaches so does the cold weather. Snow and ice will be here before you know if and it is important that your truck is prepared to take on Mother Nature. Here are a few truck tips to make sure you get safely ...

New Rules From The PHMSA

Transport Topics recently reported on a new final rule coming from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. At the end of March, the administration made the last rule public, after discussion and revision ...
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