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Will the record rates on the trucking spot market persist?

Will the record rates on the trucking spot market persist?

Sep 02, 2020 in Trucking Industry

Spot market rates for trucks hit new highs. Will economic unsertainty, the possibility of a second waive and the November election affect the trucking industry in particular small trucking firms and the owner operators. Our best guess on the current situation.

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Becoming An Independent Driver On A Budget

Becoming An Independent Driver On A Budget

Aug 31, 2020 in Tips and Tricks

With long hours, more routes, and new safety procedures, many drivers may be considering taking the plunge into becoming an independent owner/operator in order to have greater control over their routes and their profits, but it may not be without its financial drawbacks for most new drivers.

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Trucking is easy? Health challenges truckers face and tips on how to overcome them

Trucking is easy? Health challenges truckers face and tips on how to overcome them

May 14, 2020 in Tips and Tricks

With the COVID-19 situation right now, health is the biggest topic of the recent months. And it should always be, because health is the most important thing. However, truck drivers’ health is most of the times overlooked, taking a back seat to information such as profitability and deadlines. In times like these, when the world faces a pandemic, noone’s health should be overlooked, so we will look deeper in the health issues – both physical and mental – that truckers face on their job. Also, we will provide a list with some health tips that are easy to follow and can really make the difference.

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What kind of information does the ELD record?

What kind of information does the ELD record?

May 14, 2020 in Regulations and road rules

Since December 2017 all commercial truckers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to install ELDs or electronic logging device in their truck. This electronic logging device records different types of information about the vehicle. The ELD is a substitute to onboard recorders and paper logs, so by now you should have a pretty good grasp of what an ELD is and how it functions.

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