Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs
May17

Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs

As a truck driver, your work life is run by schedules and deadlines. Making stops is the ultimate time killer for professional drivers. This is especially the case when you don’t know for sure how long a stop might be or if it will lead to more red tape. So, what happens when you approach a weigh station? What if you see a red light go off? It’s important to be aware of weigh station rules and etiquette so that you can get back on...

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Sleep Regulations for Truckers: A Dream or A Nightmare?
Apr08

Sleep Regulations for Truckers: A Dream or A Nightmare?

Catching up on your z’s is essential if you want to lead a healthy and productive lifestyle. But as many of you know, getting enough sleep is not an easy task for truck drivers. Many companies have begun to closely monitor the sleep schedules of their drivers to ensure they are getting an adequate amount of rest. Continue reading to get the scoop on sleep regulations for truckers. Many people believe that fatigued drivers are...

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Slow Your Roll! Winter Driving Tips for Truckers
Jan18

Slow Your Roll! Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Winter winds bring all sorts of new obstacles to the road. From sneaky patches of black ice to skidding highway cars—us, truckers need to be prepared for whatever Old Man Winter throws our way. With the goal of bringing you the top winter driving tips for truckers and tools for maximizing driving comfort, your friends at AllTruckJobs put together some winter driving tips for truckers to help you keep on truckin’ this winter....

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The Most Scandalous Crimes Committed by Truckers
Dec19

The Most Scandalous Crimes Committed by Truckers

Life on the road can be lonely, hard, and even monotonous at times. Despite it all, many truck drivers love it, and they don’t know what they’d do without this career choice. When times get tough, they find healthy ways to manage. Some manage by picking up new hobbies that can help with stress relief, such as exercising. Then there are others who commit acts of crime that sometimes give trucking a bad rap. While the majority of...

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How Toll Roads Impact Truck Drivers and Why There’s a Fight in PA
Apr06

How Toll Roads Impact Truck Drivers and Why There’s a Fight in PA

Troubles with tolls are a popular topic amongst truck drivers, especially owner-operators who have to foot the bill when driving through. Yet toll roads are how states generate funding to maintain roadways and update infrastructures, so tolls aren’t going anywhere. The federal government funds about 25 percent of roadways whereas state governments pay the other 75 percent. At the same time, a study by the Texas A&M Transportation...

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ELD Mandate Penalties: Is it Worth the Change?
Dec19

ELD Mandate Penalties: Is it Worth the Change?

The new ELD mandate is officially going into effect on Monday, so it’s time to talk about penalties. Whether you’re having trouble affording the electronic logging device, still figuring out how to implement them, or simply don’t want one, you still need to be aware of the penalties that you may encounter. With a window of over two years to get ELDs implemented into your rig, many predicted that ELD mandate penalties would be heavy...

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