Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    April is national distracted driving awareness month. We are intelligent beings, so why do we need to be told about the dangers of driving distracted? Because it’s killing and injuring people in record numbers each year. It seems some of us are ignoring the message. Recently a television news program ran a story...

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Dry Van or Reefer

Dry Van or Reefer

Dry Van or Reefer? The answer boils down to what type of freight you expect to ship or haul. By far the most popular and plentiful in North America is the dry van. Dry van freight is generally considered easier to haul than reefer loads. But that means more competition for loads. On the other...

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The Trucking Lifestyle

The Trucking Lifestyle

The Long Haul Trucking Lifestyle Trucking is not just a job; it’s a lifestyle. And it’s not for everyone. But if you like travel, you may consider it. Getting paid to travel is a benefit, as is seeing the country. Trucking will take you to places you’ve never seen and towns you’ve never heard of....

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Operation Safe Driver Week

Operation Safe Driver Week

Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts about 4 million inspections on commercial vehicles and their drivers. Operation Safe Driver Week is an annual occurrence; this year’s event will run from July 11 to 17, 2021. It is a time of heightened traffic safety enforcement and education targeting drivers of commercial vehicles and...

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