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Driving a truck can be a very rewarding job which allows you to earn a good income and be out on the open road. However, there can be a pretty serious downside to your career. You can suffer from all kinds of back and spine issues,...

The transportation industry is ever-evolving but dealing with a great amount of concerns; a shortage of truck drivers, capacity crunches, supply chain talent shortfalls, and slim customer service levels. In today’s global, highly competitive market, manual transactions are inefficient and reactive, which result in loss...

Have you ever been driving along and seen dense fog set in? You may feel a sense of anxiety about the unfavorable conditions or maybe you are comfortable as you have driven in them many times before. However, fog can be very dangerous and has...

As a truck driver, there may be times where you will be called on to haul dangerous goods. It’s important to know what these hazardous materials are, and what hauling them entails. What are Hazardous Materials? Any substance or material that is deemed to pose an inordinately...

The businesses and people that work in the trucking and transport industry are subject to a number of different regulations. As these regulations and processes change, it is important to stay current, and to make sure that you are compliant. One of the big changes...

Are you forgetting something in your pre-trip safety check? Whether you’re transporting computers to Boston or lumber to Boise, safety remains the number one rule of the road, regardless of where you’re going or what you’re hauling. A pre-trip inspection—to be conducted just before you depart...

Not all distractions are created equal; but all can increase the risk of danger on the road. Though most drivers are aware of the implications of risky behaviors like texting while driving, some may be misguided by the widespread misconception that hands-free devices are a safe...