How to Spot Dangerous Truck Stops

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It was a late Monday night in South Carolina when a driver, who has remained anonymous, chose to park his rig in a secluded gas station. Shortly after he had fallen asleep, he was awakened by two armed men demanding money, one with a gun to his chest. Though this driver wasn’t hurt, the thieves… Read more »

How to Stay Afloat in a Changing Market

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Supply and demand can impact more than just freight rates. Here are some tips for how to stay afloat in a changing market.

How do Supply and Demand Impact the Market? Supply and demand is the most significant factor impacting the market. Although other forces can impact a changing market, supply and demand explain many market changes. For example, when there are more loads than trucks, freight rates will increase, but the inverse is also true. The freight… Read more »

The Super Bowl: Disruptions to Expect During Gameday

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As Chiefs and Eagles players prepare for one of the largest American events of the year, they aren’t the only ones worrying about interferences. Though the Super Bowl brings some of life’s greatest joys—football, wings, and guacamole, that is—it also brings with it some frustrating and dangerous challenges. For truckers, those challenges are especially difficult…. Read more »

Managing Wet Weather

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Winter is here in full force, and it is vital to be prepared for wet weather. Here are some tips for managing wet weather.

Snow is falling, and so is the temperature. Winter is here in full force, and it is vital to be prepared for wet weather. Here are some tips for managing wet weather. In the event that your truck begins to slide, don’t panic. Keep looking and steering in the direction you want your truck to… Read more »

Fuel Prices and Other Good News for 2023

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We tip our cap to the drivers who have kept trucking through the last several years. Your drive a nation through some tough times. You went the extra mile(s) when we needed you most. Now, things are looking up. Though the industry will continuously evolve, there is strong evidence for good things to come in… Read more »

California Storms: What Roads are being Affected?

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When it rains on California roads, it pours. If you haven’t heard, the Golden State has been receiving records amounts of rain for the last two weeks. Though the rain has come in moderate volumes, the unrelenting downpour has proven to be “10,000 small cuts” across the state. The flooding can be attributed to the… Read more »

Passengers: What are the Rules for Truck Drivers?

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Loneliness is the undisputed, number one reason for poor mental health in truckers. This is a sad and dangerous truth, especially considering loneliness’s very serious medical dangers. There is good news, though: Truckers can carry passengers if they abide by specific regulations outlined by the FMSCA. Consider filling your passenger seat with a companion for… Read more »