Trucking Tops Growth Charts

General freight trucking is outpacing growth in all other small business industries, according to financial information company Sageworks. Specialty freight owners also have reason to smile, coming in at number four for growth over the 12 months ending May 31, 2015. – Read more here.

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Truck Driving Would be a Great Job if You Got Paid

Dave MacMillan is an owner-operator based in Parry Sound, Ontario who has spent most of his 40-year driving career hauling produce from California. Currently, he drives a lumber truck locally and is paid by the hour. When the lumber hauling season is over he will study the rates and decide if he wants to put his truck back on the road or leave the business altogether. He explains why the industry has trouble attracting and keeping drivers.  Read more here.

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California’s Four Most Dangerous Freeways For Truckers Identified

After analyzing data from the California Highway Patrol, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) identified four stretches of freeway that have the most trucking accidents per mile every year.  Read more here.

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Higher Driver Pay Means More Truck Drivers

Thanks to increased recruiting efforts, trucking companies were able to increase the number of new truck drivers by 40%.  For the first time since 2008, the number of Class 8 U.S. truck drivers has risen above 1.6 million.  Read more here.

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5 Essential Secret Menu Hacks At Your Favorite Truck Stop Restaurants

While we always advocate healthy eating and cooking on your truck if possible, sometimes it just isn’t. And when those times come you’re often left choosing between a quarter pounder and the fish sandwich.  That’s where menu hacks come in.  Read more here.

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Tips For Driving In High Winds

While most experienced truck drivers have seen enough strong winds to  know how to handle them, newer drivers may be experiencing spring’s tough weather conditions for the first time. Whatever your experience level, driving in very windy conditions is no joke. Click here for a few tips to help keep you safe this spring.

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5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy

Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. When one is bad, chances are the other is, too. Here’s one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy steps, you can improve your tread life as well as your fuel economy.  Click here to read more.

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FMCSA Fines Increased

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has increased the fines associated with many commercial driver and carrier violations. The agency published the final rule for the new fine levels Friday, April 3, 2015, and they will take effect 60 days from that date. – See more here.

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Roadcheck 2015: Coming Soon

Roadcheck 2015 is just around the corner.  This year marks the 28th year of the largest “target enforcement program” on CMVs and buses.  Each year during the 72-hour blitz, 10,000 CMV enforcement officers, from Canada to Mexico inspect approximately 17 trucks or buses every minute.  This year’s Roadcheck will be held June 2-4.  Read more here.

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Proposed Bill Would Expand Trucker Drug Testing Options to Hair Samples

Both chambers of Congress introduced recently a bill that would allow trucking companies the option to drug test their drivers via hair sample rather than urine sample to satisfy federal drug testing requirements.  Read more here.

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