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5 Clever Ways to Thank a Trucker this National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

by Lyn Leoncito on September 13, 2020

Image Source: As the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the trucking industry takes the lead in moving America's economy forward. Truck drivers risk their health and do the tough job of delivering medical supplies and equipment to hospitals and essential goods to stores and groceries. Their crucial role ... read more

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5 Best Ways to Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

by Lyn Leoncito on September 10, 2020

Image Source: The National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is just around the corner. This year's festivities will kick off on September 13, 2020, and these will carry out through September 19. During this week, the American Trucking Associations usually spearhead a series of events and programs aimed to recognize ... read more

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White Smoke from Diesel Engine: Common Causes and How to Fix Them

by Alvin Ybañez on September 14, 2020

Image Source: Unsplash White is often associated with peace and tranquility, but it's hard to have peace of mind when there's white smoke coming out from the back of your truck. The diesel engines' efficiency has improved significantly over the years, so any thick smoke coming out from the exhaust ... read more

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Learn More about Your Potential Trucking Employer with These 50 Questions

by Phoebe Trilles on September 7, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Truck drivers are the unsung heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. While many Americans are ordered to stay at home and avoid unnecessary travel during the coronavirus crisis, truckers continue to hit the road to deliver essential goods, such as foods and medical supplies, that keep the country ... read more

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On-the-Road Fitness: 10 Tips to Help Long-Haul Drivers Stay Fit and Healthy

by Lyn Leoncito on September 3, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay Long-haul driving lifestyle is challenging, but it can also be rewarding, especially during the pandemic, when truckers like you are deemed heroes. Since you are on the road for days, weeks, or even months, and the job itself is quite sedentary, maintaining healthy habits often takes the ... read more

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How To Sanitize Your Truck: 3 Common Questions Answered

by Alvin Ybañez on August 31, 2020

Image Source: Pixabay The COVID-19 pandemic has changed not only the way we live but also the way we work. For many truckers, this means added work disinfecting their trucks. While cleaning cabs before a shift is nothing new, COVID-19 has given truck sanitation a more serious tone. Many trucking ... read more

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New Hours of Service Rule: How to Keep Your Fleet Ready for the Challenges Ahead

by Phoebe Trilles on August 28, 2020

Image Source: Pexels The new hours of service rules are expected to take effect next month, and truckers have divided opinions on this issue. While some truck drivers are not too happy about the final rule, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association or OOIDA, an international trade association representing the truckers' ... read more

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Contactless Freight Delivery During COVID-19: An Essential Guide

by Alvin Ybañez on August 24, 2020

Image Source: iStock It's a difficult time for the trucking business in North America right now. Public health measures aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 across America have taken its toll on the economy, resulting in a sharp fall in the U.S. GDP and rising unemployment. It, in turn, ... read more

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Preparing for Brake Safety Week: A Few Tips for the American Truckers

by Lyn Leoncito on August 20, 2020

Image Source: CVSA The vehicle’s stopping power will again be on the limelight from August 23 to 29. As enforcement officials participate in this year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week , drivers and operators should prepare their ride for additional brake scrutiny. Brake hoses and tubing must ... read more

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5 Ways to Keep Your Truck Roadworthy

by Alvin Ybañez on July 9, 2020

Image Source: Pexels From long stretches of highways to harsh weather conditions, trucks can take a lot of abuse. And while truck components are specially designed for durability, they will degrade over time. To prevent this, they must undergo constant maintenance from professionals in order to keep its parts running ... read more

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