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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The Wait Continues: Results of the DOT truck size-weight study
Apr25

The Wait Continues: Results of the DOT truck size-weight study

For many years, various players in the trucking industry have weighed in (pun intended) on the federal weight and size limits for commercial vehicles. Some groups consider the current federal limits outdated and feel that larger or heavier trucks that were allowed to carry more would be economically beneficial to America. Others feel that increasing truck size or weight could endanger motorists and cost taxpayers greatly. The...

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Ebola and Trucking: Transportation of Contaminated Items
Oct21

Ebola and Trucking: Transportation of Contaminated Items

Ebola is the probably most concerning issue in our country right now… or at least the most trending issue. There’s tons of concern that hospitals were not well-prepared beforehand to deal with Ebola-stricken patients. This is why we saw now 2 nurses from Dallas that are infected with the disease. Ebola is spread through bodily fluids (blood or vomit, for example) and is still infectious for several days after contact. With...

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