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You Have Until October 7 To Submit Your Comment On HOS Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is currently accepting public comment on their proposed changes to Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. From now through October 7, 2019, the FMCSA is accepting public comment on their recently published proposed...

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Thermo King Commits More to Get Food to Hungry People

I grew up in a German-American household where we didn’t waste food. My parents were raised that way and that’s how they raised us. This was in the 1940s and ‘50s when adults remembered the Great Depression, even if we kids didn’t.So we ate what was put on our plates....

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FMCSA increases fines for trucking regs violations

The U.S. DOT announced Tuesday it has increased fines across the board for violations of federal trucking regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is required by Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 to adjust...

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FMCSA aims to add new flexibility for CDL testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing allowing an applicant seeking a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to take general and specialized knowledge tests in a state other than his or her state of residence. The agency said the proposal...

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20 Urban Legends That Truckers Wish Would Go Away

Semi-truck drivers have an incredibly tough job. They spend long hours in isolation, never being able to completely relax due to the miles of road ahead of them. Driving on some of the loneliest roads in the country means they come across some pretty strange...

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Test Your Knowledge

Just about every supply chain uses trucks to move their goods. In fact, 70% of all freight tonnage moved in the U.S. goes on trucks. Until driverless trucks pick up momentum in the marketplace, that means that 70% of all freight tonnage is in the hands of a truck...

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American Crisis – Health of our Nation’s Truck Drivers

In America, nearly 1 of every 15 people in the workforce is employed in the trucking industry, including over 7 million truck drivers on our roads. Due to an unhealthy lifestyle and lack of good nutritional options while traveling, truck drivers are categorically one...

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Trucking jobs down as overall jobless rate hits 50-year low

The transportation job situation in April had its best month since January after one month of modest increases and one month of significant losses. The transport sector gained more than 11,000 jobs, as eight of 10 subsectors experienced increases. For the first time...

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