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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and we wanted to take a moment to show our gratitude to all of our wonderful drivers. Without the hard work and dedication of professional truck drivers, our way of life would come to a grinding halt. From the food we eat...

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Truck Driving Tips: 10 Ways to Keep You Safe on the Road

Driver safety is an important topic in the truck driving industry. Many accidents and injuries can be prevented by following certain safety procedures. As a truck driver, there are some simple things that you can do every day to ensure your own safety, as well as the...

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Five good things that happened in trucking this week

The trucking community continues to keep its drivers at the forefront as COVID-19 continues to impact the industry. The trucking industry is still doing its part to protect the truck drivers keeping America’s economy moving forward. This week, UrgentCareTravel and...

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Handwashing 101 for truck drivers

The next time you fuel up at a gas station, consider this: Most pump handles contain 11,000 times more germs than a toilet seat in a public restroom. And the keypad on the pump? The buttons typically have 15,000 times more germs than a public toilet seat, according to...

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OOIDA calls on FMCSA to ‘listen to real truckers’

Truck driver safety, inadequate truck driver parking and training, and overall “poor working conditions” for truckers were some of the top concerns broached by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association during the FMCSA's Trucking Safety Summit. AUG 07, 2020...

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FMCSA Trucking Safety Summit – August 5, 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces a public meeting, “The FMCSA 2020 Trucking Safety Summit”, which will be held virtually on August 5, 2020, to solicit information on improving safe operation of property-carrying commercial motor...

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Five ways to help drivers maintain mental health

Freight and logistics companies face a major challenge when it comes to preserving the mental health of their truck drivers. While this is a subject that’s not often discussed, it’s one that’s crucial to the smooth operations of a business, and for the drivers who...

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Four Trucking Safety Tips for Drivers

There is good news: the large truck fatal crash rate declined by 74 percent between 1980 and 2014, showing the success of trucking safety measures. Unfortunately, there are still 500,000 truck accidents each year, and the damage sustained in these accidents is immense. While truck drivers are only at fault in 16 percent of these accidents, an emphasis on trucking travel safety reduces your chances of accidents and possible limits on your CDL

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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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