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New bill proposal for 18 year-olds to obtain Interstate CDLs

A new bill was just introduced into the US Senate this May 2019, which would allow 18-year-olds to obtain an interstate CDL (commercial driver’s license)to drive trucks across state lines. ..
(June 11, 2019)
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Sleep Apnea and Truck Driving

According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. The American Sleep Association reports that, “Among the estimated 1.7 to 3.9 million active U. ..
(June 06, 2019)
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Trailer and Construction Equipment Theft; Statistics and ..

Auto, trailer, and construction equipment theft is a growing problem all over the world; and the United States is no exception. In fact, one motor vehicle theft (including automobiles, trucks, buses, .
(June 03, 2019)
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Speed Limiter Rule for Truckers

Since 2016 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) have been working on getting a rule passed regarding the mandatory ..
(May 31, 2019)
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BMW i3 and BMW i3s All Electric Car Models

The German car company, BMW, known for producing luxury cars, also has some electric cars out on the market. The most recent models of BMW i3, and BMW i3s are all-electric luxury SUVs with a compact ..
(May 31, 2019)
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FMCSA reduces cost for truckers to upgrade from Class B CDL to .

In March of this year the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) announced a final rule which makes it easier and reduces the costs for truckers to upgrade from a Class B to a Class A ..
(May 30, 2019)
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3 Ways for Fleet Managers to Keep Drivers Happy

Truck driver shortages are on the rise and there is no end to it in sight. It’s expected that the truck driver storage may even triple by 2026. The truck driver turn-over rate with large ..
(May 29, 2019)
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The ELD Mandate Pros and Cons

What is the ELD Mandate? The ELD mandate was congressionally mandated as part of the MAP-21 in 2012 by the United States Congress. The MAP-21, “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st ..
(May 29, 2019)
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HOS and Discontentment in Trucking Industry

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, under the United States Department of Transport, regulates the hours of service for interstate commercial motor carriers. The rules for commercial ..
(May 28, 2019)
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Insurance Regulations for Transport Vehicles

There are certain simple requirements laid down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regarding insurance requirements for transport vehicles. To get an Operating Authority (MC number), ..
(May 28, 2019)
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U.S. Carriers Subject to Canada’s Carbon Tax

As of April 1st, 2019, 4 Canadian provinces, (Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and New Brunswick), are now subject to the Canadian federal carbon pricing system, which was announced last fall. ..
(May 28, 2019)
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Non-Preventable Crashes and CSA score

The Crash Preventability Demonstration Program which was introduced in July, 2015 by FMCSA may be made permanent from August 2019. This will change the CSA scoring system. After the program has ..
(May 28, 2019)
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FMCSA Alcohol Regulations for Truck Drivers

Navigating a 40 ton 18 wheeler through traffic and down the road is a big responsibility. That’s why the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has tight laws when it comes to alcohol use ..
(May 28, 2019)
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How has ELD affected Road Safety?

It has been more than a year that the ELD mandate was introduced and implemented. While for U. S. Department of Transport, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are a way to properly execute the rules of .
(May 28, 2019)
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Top Reasons ELD Compliance Saves Money

We all know that being compliant with the ELD mandate is something that is on every trucking company’s mind. As the saying goes, “time flies” and the December 16, 2019 deadline will .
(May 27, 2019)
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Act Fast To Protect Your Assets

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, there are around 5000 boat thefts per year. The Boat Owners Association of the United States (Boats US) notes that thefts are always one of the top ..
(May 27, 2019)
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America’s Truck Driver Crisis

Without truck drivers, shelves in the grocery store would run empty, clothes would begin to disappear from display racks in department stores, and convenient online shopping would cease to exist. ..
(May 27, 2019)
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Things to know before choosing the trucking career

Trucking, like any other profession, has its fair share of challenges. Some experienced truckers may even call it a lifestyle and not just a profession. Although, you will be provided training and ..
(May 27, 2019)
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Ensuring the safety of your car rental fleet

As a car rental service provider, the safety of your vehicle, the client and your driver becomes your responsibility. Whether you offer chauffeur driven cars or self –driving rental facility, it is .
(May 27, 2019)
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Mental Well-Being tips for Truck Drivers

Trucking is a profession that calls for 18-20 hours of work in one day. Sometimes, drivers have to spend weeks and even months out on the road. The monotony of driving through the road all alone ..
(May 27, 2019)
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Tips to save money On the Road!

As a truck driver on the road, most of your money is spent on toiletries, food and other necessities. Also, most rest stops and convenience stores in these stops charge more for these items. These ..
(May 23, 2019)
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Fleet Management Benefits – light-duty vehicle fleets

Since the advent of various technological advances in the field of GPS, telematics, and other tracking devices and applications, fleet managers have been able to increase the business efficiency. ..
(May 23, 2019)
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FMS – A Key to security in School Bus Service

As the improvement in technology in the field of logistics and transportation has touched the sky, one of the many sectors that has benefited is the school bus service. For parents as well as ..
(May 23, 2019)
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Features of Matrack’s ELD Device Platform

It’s the final countdown to make the switch from AOBRD to ELD devices. Matrack knows what matters most for fleet managers and drivers. That’s why we have devised an easy-to-install, ..
(May 23, 2019)
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GPS History: Now and Then

GPS tracking has become quite an essential part of today’s society. Whether it’s being used to navigate across the country, Monitor valuables, or simply to keep tabs on our kids, its ..
(May 22, 2019)
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