Month: April 2018

Number of women in trucking rising

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PLOVER, Wisc. – The number of women employed in the trucking industry is rising.  Read more here.

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Trucking: BUSINESS DECISION: CHOOSING THE SOUTHERN ROUTE

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On a recent load from Henderson, NC to Stockton, CA I was faced with many options on the routing.   My Rand McNally wanted to take me on the northern route across – working my way up to I-70 and I-80.  As I always do, I check the weather in various parts of the country.  I’m glad I did as there were forecasts for April blizzards!  Here’s just one of thousands of articles found about the April snow and traffic snarls it created.  Read more here.

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Trucking: Colorado becomes the latest state to require human trafficking training for CDL holders

A new law in Colorado will require truck drivers to educate themselves on how to detect and prevent human trafficking.  Read more here.

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Trucking: How devices and drivers track duty status changes

While electronic logs generally automate parts of logkeeping and in some ways simplify the rest, they still require direct driver involvement in most duty status changes. As any driver will know, too, turning the entire process over to a device and its interaction with the truck just isn’t possible.  Read more here.

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Trucking: More than 7,100 Western Star tractors, 500 International trucks recalled

 

Two separate recalls from Daimler Trucks North America and Navistar have resulted in more than 7,600 Western Star and International tractors being recalled, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.  Read more here.

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Truckers note business as usual as ELD mandate’s out-of-service enforcement date arrives

 

The first day of so-called “hard enforcement” of the ELD mandate came and went with little fanfare, based on a sampling of drivers’ online comments. In an interesting quirk of the calendar, the day coincided with April Fool’s Day and Easter Sunday, the day of the week itself one where truck-enforcement activity is characteristically light.  Read more here.

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Trucking: Better Health: Preventing and dealing with nausea on the road

 

Nausea is rarely a sign of something serious, but the associated vomiting and other symptoms can be extremely uncomfortable and interfere with driving. Here are some of the most common causes.  Read more here.

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