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Seven Hot Weather Hacks for Truck Drivers

When a summer heat wave hits, it can be detrimental to various jobs, but especially truck drivers. Luckily, there are several ways you can stay cool and beat the heat this summertime that aren’t as crazy as you might think

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Meet The 2020 Female Driver of the Year

Susie De Ridder got her start in the industry early on in life. Her father owned a trucking company and began bringing her for rides when she was a toddler. Even at a young age she noticed there were no women behind the wheel. So, she asked her father why. “He looked...

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How to Beat Being Lonely on the Road

The best way to beat being lonely on the road is driving with HDL! Go home every night and spend time with the fam and friends. But if you can't do that, here's some tips! How to Beat Being Lonely on the Road There’s a lot to like about the trucking industry—the...

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Carriers, Truck Dealers Take Safety Precautions Amid COVID-19

As COVID-19 spread across the country and the number of cases began to spike, some trucking companies and truck dealers made significant operational changes in their maintenance shops to prevent exposure to the virus. Refrigerated carrier Prime Inc. and truck dealer...

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FMCSA Extends COVID-19 Emergency Declaration for Trucking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has expanded through June 14 its emergency declaration relaxing hours-of-service and some other rules for drivers transporting “relief” loads for COVID-19. The new emergency declaration explains that a national emergency...

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CDC issues COVID-19 guidance for truckers, carriers

As a truck driver, you spend many hours alone in the cab of your truck. However, there are times when you will be at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19. For long-haul truck drivers, potential sources of exposure include having close contact with truck stop attendants, store workers, dock workers, other truck drivers, or others with COVID-19, and touching your nose, mouth, or eyes after contacting surfaces touched or handled by a person with COVID-19.

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New from NTSB: Safety tip card for truck drivers

A new safety tip card created by the National Transportation Safety Board for commercial motor vehicle drivers and owners is intended to reinforce common lessons learned from agency crash investigations, as well as issues outlined in NTSB’s list of 10 “Most Wanted” safety improvements for 2019-2020.

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