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Why Sleep Apnea Is Still a Risk Even Without Screening

The Trump administration withdrew a proposed requirement for sleep apnea testing earlier last month. The potential screening, which was proposed by the previous administration due to an increased number of incidents in which ...

What Are the Types of CVSA Inspection Types You Might Encounter?

There is an increased focus on commercial trucking safety across the country, and it's taking the form of more inspections and more conversations about increasing regulations. While you may be familiar with routine inspections ...

What to Know About Your Truck and Your Route

Weather can change any road into a dangerous route, and one of the most unpredictable dangers is a wind storm. Powerful wind can crop up unexpectedly due to anything from sudden shifts in weather, changes in latitude, or even ...

ADAS-Tech Savvy Drivers Wanted

The Rise of ADAS The rise of new high tech ADAS, (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), is changing the demographic requirements for career candidates in the trucking industry. Not to be confused with autonomous or driver-less ...

What New Safety Measures Are Legislators and Advocacy Groups Discussing?

Semi-truck safety is usually seen as the sole responsibility of truck drivers. But a large array of factors, from federal regulation and stagnation to the difference between federal and state highways, contribute to differences ...

What Are the Market Forecasts for Semi-Trailers and Trucking?

The market for transportation is always changing. Sometimes increased regulation results in higher costs for fleet owners and distributors, and other times changes in demand and economic trends result in more or less demand. ...

Modern Refrigerated Trailers More Important Under FSMA

New food safety requirements make quality refrigerated trailers with properly functioning refrigeration systems more important than ever. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed by Congress and subsequently signed ...

Is Uber Freight Good or Bad for Truckers?

Uber has transformed the taxi industry far beyond what anyone could have expected ten years ago: now people can conveniently order a car ride from one destination to another with just a push of a button, and that added ...

One Of The Largest Costs Of An Owner Operator

Food and drinks are one of the largest costs you'll incur as an owner-operator, and it can sidle into the top spot if you work with a carrier. Restaurants along the highway and near truck stops can be cheaper than most, but ...

Preventing Injury and Cargo Loss through Fire Prevention

Vehicle fires are potentially deadly, particularly when an 18-wheeler is involved. As a commercial driver, you are especially vulnerable and must therefore implement good fire safety practices such as the ones listed ...
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