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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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Get a $1000 bonus!

Do you know a local truck driver that might like driving with Highway Driver Leasing? If so, you’re about to get paid! Call Wendy at (617)471-7778 or email her at wmacpherson@highwaydriverleasing.com Once they are signed up and drive 160 hours with us you’ll be...

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Distracted Driving

Transportation companies — including trucking groups — can improve safety by promoting accountability at the individual, executive and peer levels, according to industry representatives. Brian Fielkow, CEO of Houston-based trucking company Jetco Delivery, said...

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Preparing for your DOT physical

Check out this little DIY video we made about how truck drivers should prepare for their DOT physicals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYxCs3drBxM

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