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Eating On The Go – Fast Food Nutrition

For the people who spend a lot of time on the road, fast food can easily become a main feature in their daily diet. While fast food is known for being extremely unhealthy and fattening, the restaurants are gradually starting to add more healthy options to their menus,...

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Even with trucking, safety begins at home

Frank was back in the office after leave following his wife’s surgery, and every time he rose from his desk, he made an exaggerated step over some invisible object. “What’s going on, Frank?” He paused, after muttering to himself, at first oblivious to his peculiar...

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Equal pay sparking boom in number of female truckers

Women are flocking to an industry you might not expect: trucking. According to the American Trucking Associations, there were 234,234 female truckers counted in 2018. That is a 68% increase since 2010. Part of the reason for the dramatic increase is equal pay for...

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‘Safety First’ Is Crucial For Trucking, Insurance

Insurance costs for many motor carriers have crept higher in recent years, particularly for commercial auto liability insurance. The trucking and insurance industry experts I’ve spoken with over the past few years cite several factors for the rise, including the...

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46,752 citations issued during driver-focused blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) has released results from this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement effort. This year, Operation Safe Driver Week took place from July 14 — 20 throughout the U.S. and Canada. During the enforcement blitz, law...

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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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