Staying safe and planning for the future are two important topics in this month’s blog roundup. From avoiding scams to shipping during produce season, these blogs have plenty of tips to help keep you moving.
Catching Scammers 3 Times Truckers Stopped Fraud
Scams can come in all shapes and sizes. They can happen over text, over the phone, and in person. Here are three times truckers were able to stop fraud. These stories can help you know what to do if you are ever in a similar situation.
What are the Rules for Truck Driver Passengers
Loneliness is the number one reason for poor mental health in truckers. One way to help with this problem is by bringing along a passenger. The FMSCA has outlined some passenger regulations; however, there may be more depending on the trucking company. Learn about some common requirements for passengers in this blog.
How to Spot Dangerous Truck Stops
From poor lighting to neglected infrastructure, there are several warning signs that the truck stops you’re resting at might not be safe. Situational awareness is one of the best ways to avoid dangerous truck stops, and visiting truck stops with a great reputation for safety can help decrease your odds of an incident. Check out this blog for more tips on how to stay safe at truck stops.
Are Fuel Cards Worth It?
Fuel is a significant business expense, and saving money at the pump can be vital. Adding a fuel card is a route many truckers take to get discounts on gas. There are plenty of questions to consider when getting a fuel card, and one of them may be: Is it worth it? Take a look at this blog for more information about fuel cards and what they can do for your business.
What to Expect During Produce Season
The market for fresh produce in the United States was valued at 62.52 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at an annual rate of 5% from 2022 to 2030. This growing market makes produce season more important than ever. Now that the season is approaching its peak in many areas of the country, knowing the shipping season for local produce can help you plan for the rest of the season. Check out this blog for more information about produce season.