What is the True Cost of ELD Mandate Penalties on Truckers?
Sep06

What is the True Cost of ELD Mandate Penalties on Truckers?

We are about two years into the Electronic Logging Device mandate. Now, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is cracking down on any violations by handing out ELD mandate penalties. The mandate has cracked down on making sure that all drivers have an ELD in their rig. The device allows the driver, the carrier, and the government to better track their driving hours and performance. However, with the mandate surfaced many...

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10-4 Tips | CB Radio Etiquette
Aug09

10-4 Tips | CB Radio Etiquette

They’re not just glorified walky-talkies. In fact, a CB radio is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment in your cab. Essentially, this is your main line of communication with other truckers on the road. We know that the trucking industry members are a close-knit group, and they always watch out for each other. The CB radio is a great way to do just that. Whether there’s an accident on the road that you want to warn...

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5 Defensive Driving Tips For Truck Drivers
Jun26

5 Defensive Driving Tips For Truck Drivers

We all know the old sports adage that “defense wins championships.” However, did you know that defense also keeps truck drivers safe on the road? One of the essential parts of truck driver safety is learning how to drive defensively. Luckily, we’ve partnered with Carlisle Carriers to provide an awesome video going over some crucial defensive driving tips for truck drivers. Below, we’ll provide some great tips to ensure that you’re...

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Weigh Station Rules for Big Rigs
Jun03

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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