Commonly Overlooked Checks During Pre-Trip Inspection

As a truck driver you are required by law to inspect your truck and trailer before the start of your shift and once within every 24 hours while on the road. The folks at BigRoad have put together a list of some of the most commonly overlooked checks during a pre-trip inspection.  Read more here: http://bit.ly/1DSUgc7

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CMV Drivers Shine in Safety Check

Commercial vehicle drivers outperformed drivers of passenger vehicles in 2014’s Operation Safe Driver week. Between Oct. 19-25, 2014, law enforcement officers issued nearly triple the number of warnings and citations to non-commercial motor vehicle drivers as they did to CMV drivers as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s week-long safety blitz. – See more at: http://bit.ly/1CizTby

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Preparing For The Worst

Truck driver jobs can be very stressful.  If you are an over the road driver the chance of being involved in an accident increases tenfold with bad weather and slick roads.  Most CDL truck drivers have an accident kit in their truck.  If your job is driving here are some tips to help owner operators and other CDL license drivers prepare for the worst-case scenario.

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Symptoms of Frost Bite, How to Stay Warm

Are you a truck driver?  It is important to be mindful of the dangers associated with truck driver jobs during severe cold weather.  Frostbite can set in within minutes.  Here are some tips to help recognize the symptoms of frost bite and keep you warm.

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Surprising Factors That Might Cause You to Temporarily or Permanently Lose Your License

There are many driving and non-driving offenses that might cause you to lose your license, ending your livelihood, and fighting these causes might be costly and time-consuming.

As you know, getting a DUI, causing an accident and other driving offenses can put your CDL in jeopardy, but did you know that you could also lose your CDL for the following reasons?
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How to Decrease Your Tax Bill

Nobody likes to pay taxes.  And there is no reason to pay more taxes than you absolutely have to.  As an owner-operator you are in the unique position of being able to write off a lot of your income.  Keep these tips in mind so that you can make the most of your money.  Read more:  http://bit.ly/1ylO4dz

Holiday Assistance For Truckers

The Facebook group “Trucking Angels of America” is offering to help truck drivers in need provide for their families at the holidays.  The group, which was started by a woman named Elisha Palma, is made up of truckers wives who engage in fundraising to helpout other trucking families in need. Families who wish to apply for assistance are asked to fill out an application. -See more at:  http://bit.ly/1wmIUeb