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November 20, 2018
Changes Coming to IRP Enforcement and Apportioned Plates
There are big changes coming to IRP enforcement, making it much easier for your company to get caught if you aren’t up-to-date on your registration. Learn more about what’s changing and how it affects you and your trucking company.
October 25, 2018
The Consequences of Hiring a Bad Driver
In other industries, a bad hire can only mean wasted time and money on training. In the trucking industry, bad hires can cost a lot more than that. If you hire someone who isn’t qualified to drive a commercial vehicle or has a history of reckless driving, it can hurt both your company and other…
September 11, 2018
Top 7 Ways to Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Let’s face it. Being a trucker is hard. You know what they say in the trucking industry, “Trucking isn’t a career, it’s a lifestyle.” It can’t be more true. Being on the road away from friends and family for days, weeks, sometimes even months at a time, you are the ones who keep America going….
July 25, 2018
Top 12 Essential Items for Your Truck
Whether you’re new to the trucking industry or not, here are a few essential items to keep in your cab. What Do You Keep in Your Truck? Are there things that you keep in your truck that aren’t on this list? Let us know what we’ve forgotten on Facebook!
July 23, 2018
What Is an Owner Operator and How Do I Become One?
An owner operator is someone who owns and operates their own truck. There are two main types of owner operators. Leased Owner Operators. These owner operators often work for another company under their own operating authority. They own their own truck, and the company they work for helps them find loads to haul. Leased owner…
June 21, 2018
What’s Your Ideal Road Trip?
The United States has some great views! Just check out our list of the 9 most scenic routes in America to see a few of the more awe-worthy ones. Are you someone who prefers the grand vistas of nature, or do you prefer the city sights? Take our quiz to see if we can guess…
June 1, 2018
The 9 Most Scenic Routes in America
If you’re a trucker, you’ve probably driven through your fair share of gorgeous landscapes while delivering your load. Which routes are your favorites? Do you prefer the beaches and waterfalls of the West Coast or the vibrant red-orange sandstone of the midwest in states like Utah or Arizona? We know the US is a beautiful…
April 23, 2018
How to Avoid a Cash Shortage With Your New Trucking Company
What is one of the most common reasons new trucking companies go out of business? A lack of cash flow. Trucking companies have a lot of expenses that they need to have cash on hand to pay and when their money comes in is often unpredictable. Most trucking companies can’t expect to be paid for…
April 12, 2018
ELD News Update
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a press release that outlined an update to the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule. Here are the highlights of that press release and how it could affect your trucking company. Non-ELD Compliant Drivers Will Be Put Out-of-Service Starting April 1, 2018, any driver that is not compliant…
January 29, 2018
How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Trucking Company?
If you’re getting ready to do your taxes and your tax return, there are two words that you may be hearing soon: “tax refund.” What are you going to be spending your tax refund on this year? While you could splurge on food or a new accessory for your truck, what about using it to…