There is No New Law on DOT Physical Sleep Apnea… Yet
Jun01

There is No New Law on DOT Physical Sleep Apnea… Yet

Does the new law on DOT physical sleep apnea for truck drivers have you confused? Join the club! Drivers don’t know if they have to get sleep apnea testing, and, if diagnosed, whether they can still drive. There’s a lot of maybes and what-ifs involved in answering these questions, but let’s try to get some facts clear. Got your CDL? Apply today for trucking jobs across the U.S. For starters, there is no new law on DOT physical...

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Hours of Service Changes | The Coronavirus Impact
May26

Hours of Service Changes | The Coronavirus Impact

We’re about four months into the coronavirus outbreak and it’s certainly changed the landscape of almost every industry. We’ve written multiple blogs on the impact that the virus has had specifically on the trucking industry. From the changing job trends, to the guidelines and procedures for interacting with others outside of your rig, it’s no secret that we’re in uncharted water. One of the most recent changes has created quite a...

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A Refresher Course in CDL Suspensions
May18

A Refresher Course in CDL Suspensions

If you are new to trucking, (or simply need a quick refresher course) here are the major offenses, traffic violations, and other revocations that all drivers NEED to know. CDL suspensions can bring your trucking career to a grinding halt, and in some cases, end your career altogether. There are numerous ways that a trucker can get his or her CDL suspended. From reckless driving to failing a drug test, drivers can lose license in a...

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A New Road | Trucking Through a Pandemic
May11

A New Road | Trucking Through a Pandemic

We know you’re tired of reading about it, or listening to it, or even seeing it. It’s no secret that the coronavirus has completely changed how our society functions. Entire industries have been turned upside-down by COVID-19, and it’s looking like “normal” is still far from the horizon. We’ve already taken a look at how the Coronavirus is impacting the industry. From a decrease in drivers to more and more regulations when it comes to...

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DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines | Don’t Wreck Your Health!
Apr10

DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines | Don’t Wreck Your Health!

An estimated 75 million Americans have high blood pressure or hypertension. According to the CDC, that’s roughly 30% of the US population. But what exactly is high blood pressure and what are the DOT blood pressure guidelines? High blood pressure can be caused by a myriad of unhealthy lifestyle habits or even genetics. Measuring blood pressure is a common step in an annual physical. However, if you’re found to have hypertension, the...

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Surprise! There Are No New CDL Requirements in 2020
Feb18

Surprise! There Are No New CDL Requirements in 2020

The federal government was about to enforce changes to entry-level CDL training, but at the last minute pulled the plug on new CDL requirements in 2020, according to Overdrive. New CDL requirements in 2020 were supposed to go into effect February 7. However, due to public concerns and comments, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is delaying the changes until 2022, explaining they want to make sure the new rule is...

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