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How to Keep Your Truck Drivers Happy

Making money as a long haul truck driver requires late nights, long hours, and a lot of time away from home. With the added pressure of staying safe while hauling loads within a tight time-frame, it is not surprising that many truck drivers stress, depression, and fatigue. Happy drivers are productive drivers. In order to … Read More

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Congress to Vote on Trucking Hours of Service

Since changes were made to the FMSCA’s hours of service regulations 11 months ago, trucking businesses around the country have expressed serious concerns over driver safety and income. Congress plans to settle the dispute over the new regulations with this Thursday’s vote on the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development budget package for the 2015 fiscal … Read More

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10 Best Travel Apps for Truckers

5 Best Free Apps for Truckers: BigRoad: Free Trucker Log App Available on: Android The BigRoad app provides truckers with all the essential services they need when on the road. Along with keeping track of daily driver logs, the app helps drivers find truck stops, weigh scales, and traffic directions, while allowing them to send … Read More

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Trucking Prevails, Remains Best Mode of Freight Transportation

Freight hauling was hit hard by the economic recession that occurred between 2007 and 2009. However, hauling freight — especially by truck — has recovered and is now operating at pre-recession levels and beyond according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. As of 2017, trucks remain the best mode of freight transportation, and experts predict … Read More

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7 Ways Truckers Can Save On Fuel Costs

With fuel prices around the country on the rise, it’s never been more important for trucking companies to cut down fuel expenses. Truckers can significantly decrease their fuel costs by taking simple measures to increase the efficiency of their fleet. Here are 7 ways truckers can save big on fuel costs. (If you’re looking to … Read More

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