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07/12/2019- Drivers’ actions contributed to a staggering 94 percent of all traffic crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 2015 Traffic Safety Facts report.

In response to this issue, law enforcement personnel will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in dangerous driver behaviors July 14-20 as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week. Drivers engaging in unsafe driving behaviors will be pulled over by law enforcement and may be issued a warning and/or citation.

In 2017, speeding was a contributing factor in 26 percent of all traffic fatalities, according to NHTSA. That’s 9,717  lives lost [...]
Image result for auto hauler in the snow Chilly days out there this winter across America—it's the perfect time for stuff on a truck to break, and you really don't want it to.  Trucking is an industry where the work always gets done, no matter the challenges – and there are many challenges. Staying on top of new legislation and regulation, monitoring new technologies and their benefits, and creating a company culture that attracts the best talent at all levels are just of few of the things leaders in transportation know to expect and can manage. Winter weather, however, is a factor team can prepare for, but no one can control. WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR TRUCK DRIVERS TO STAY SAFE ON THE ROADS THIS WINTER:  —Be absolutely sure to do a thorough pre-trip inspection before you leave. —Test the truck's defroster and heater. —Replace wiper blades if needed (winter blad [...]
Tesla is yet to provide any details behind its decision to change the color of one of its Semi test mules. That said, the new wrap does make the vehicle stand out more, resulting in more visibility for the upcoming all-electric long-hauler. With such an eye-popping color scheme, after all, the vehicle would likely catch the attention of even more potential reservation holders. The Tesla Semi might be taking a backseat to the Model 3 for now, but the vehicle has a lot of potential to disrupt a very lucrative industry. To say that the trucking market presents a huge opportunity for Tesla is an understatement, considering that it is responsible for handling the transportation of up to 71% of the United States’ food, retail goods, and other cargo being delivered every day. The American Trucking Associations’ American Trucking T [...]
It’s rarely easy to be away from friends and family during Christmas or New Year’s, but there are things drivers can do to make the holidays more full of cheer. Few people want to be at work during the holidays. But for many truckers, that is their fate this time of year as they work to get goods delivered across the country during one of the busiest times of year for the profession. While it’s rarely easy to be away from friends and family during Christmas or New Year’s, there are things drivers can do to make the holidays more full of cheer. RoadPro Family of Brands has offered up five tips for truckers who find themselves away from home during Christmas and New Year’s.   Christmas Truck 1. Be flexible Allow some flexibility as to where and when the holiday activities with family and friends will take place. You don’t always control your own schedule on the road – so plan accordingly. Don’ [...]
Each year, Trucker Path compiles a list of the Top 100 Truck Stops in the United States and Canada as rated by truckers, for truckers. The multi-dimensional app utilizes crowd-sourcing technology to make it easy for users to not only view, but also report parking space availability and weigh station statuses throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to trip planning information, the app also gives users the ability to rate 50,000 points of interest found within the Trucker Path mobile app. Trucker Path members have three top criteria for rating truck stops: excellent customer service, overall cleanliness, and good food. Fuel prices, amenities and being listed on Trucker Path for at least 12 months also factor into the equation. Specifically, travel centers with showers, laundry facilities, repair services, and Wi-Fi were more likely to rank above their competitors. Drivers ranked stops on a scale of 0-5. Truckers’ ratings are averaged to determine each truck stop’s final ranking. By far the independent truck stops have the most popular overall [...]
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