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Tips to Stay Healthy as a Commercial Truck Driver in North Carolina

When most people think about commercial truckers, they often think about overweight men. When you drive for days at a time, without going home, it can be hard to stay healthy. It isn’t always easy to eat right, get enough sleep, and exercise the way that you should. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips to stay healthy while on […]

Commercial Vehicle International RoadCheck June 4-6, 2019

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that the International Road Check is scheduled for June 4-6 2019. During the event, commercial motor vehicle inspectors will be examining commercial vehicles and drivers throughout North America. This year inspectors are going to focus on steering and suspension systems. Why You Need to Be Prepared Last year one in five (21.6 percent) of commercial motor vehicles that underwent […]

Healthy Snacks for a Commercial Truck Driver while on the Road.

Commercial Truckers spend days away from their family, living on the road. Because of that, they don’t always have time to eat as healthy as you would like. Instead, they pick up foods at fast food joints and truck stops. However, there are ways to eat healthier while you are driving. Here are some healthy snacks for the road. Raw vegetables.Raw vegetables make great snacks […]

Is Bobtail Truck Insurance Right for You?

Bobtail  Insurance Big rig drivers, especially owner-operators, know that the all-to-often dreaded words ‘bobtailing’ and ‘dead-heading” means headed somewhere with no trailer (and too often) no pay for those miles. However, regardless if you are an independent or leased on with a company, you may be required to carry special Bobtail Truck insurance. Here’s what owner-operators need to know: Regardless of whether or not you are under […]

Perils Drivers of Commercial Trucks Go Through in Texas

Commercial Trucking can at times be a dangerous occupation. Hazards abound, and injuries are more frequent on the job than you can experience in most other professions. At the very top of the list in regards to dangers is commercial transportation. The rate of fatality is concerning, and it is essential for you to understand the causes and efforts put in place to reverse this […]

High-Impact Safety Habits for Low Tow Truck Insurance Rates

Tow truck insurance doesn’t have to be expensive. Out of all the factors that impact rates, safety may be the easiest to control. If you want to save money, it’s imperative to take active measures to prevent accidents. By taking care of your truck and your body, you’ll be able to operate safely while minimizing the risk of a claim. Stay Hydrated to Reduce Tow […]

More Tips for your First Year of commercial Trucking

For many, a commercial truck driver is an ideal job. That being said, it is important to realize that it is very different than most jobs, especially if you do long-distance trucking. Many commercial truck drivers are away from home for weeks at a time before they get to come home. Because of this, the job is not for everyone. However, there are some driving […]

Tips for your First Year of Commercial Trucking

Becoming a commercial truck driver can be a great choice. However, it is a completely different lifestyle than most people live, especially if you do long-distance commercial trucking. You could spend weeks on the road before you get to go back home, so it is not for everyone. That being said, there are many jobs where you can be home with your family every night. […]

3 ways to Protect Your Company from Cargo Theft

Cargo theft went down last year, with SensiGuard reporting a 19% decrease from 2017. But that doesn’t mean the threat of cargo theft is going away. It can cost you money, reputation, and contracts with valuable distributors. Theft can also put your drivers at risk. The best way to protect your company and your drivers from cargo theft risks is with active prevention. Here are […]

How to Plan Out the End of ELD Compliance Phase 2

For the past few years, it seems like every month has brought a new ELD deadline. The first ELD deadline in December 2017 mandated general adoption for most vehicles and most circumstances. The two main groups that were excluded from the rules were agricultural freight drivers, who needed flexibility due to seasonal constraints, and vehicles with AOBRDs that had been installed before December 18, 2017. […]

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