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Truck Driver Rules And Regulations

There's several truck driver rules and regulations that must be followed accordingly. Learn about truck driver regulations and rules to keep you safe on the open road.

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Please Move Over For All Emergency Vehicles – It’s the Law

This is a news story that was done in Utah about the "Move Over Law". This law is in place in most of the states around the country. We in the truck driving community...

Trucking Books-Truck Driver Training And Resources

The Big Rig Ebooks series is a great resource for all levels of truck drivers and provides detailed information on a number of different subjects. These ongoing trucking books are perfect for both rookie...
Electronic Logging Mandate Publication September 2015

Electronic Mandate Rule Publication

The Electronic Mandate Rule publication is believed to be set for September 30th, 2015. We've seen a whirlwind of trucking regulatory activity in the first 8 months of year and more is expected heading...

The Benefits of Using Truck GPS Systems for your Business

There are many reasons to have vehicle trackers fitted in trucks, most of which are aimed at improving the security of your fleet and reducing the risks associated with having high value vehicles out...

Wait Time = Frustration for a Truck Driver

Truck Driver Wait Time One of the biggest problems plaguing the truck driving industry today is wait time. Wait time at the shipper, wait time at the receiver, wait time at the company terminal and...

Slick Rigs: Keeping Your Truck on the Road in Winter Weather

Trucking’s a tough gig. Winter weather don’t make it easier. Even at a low speed, in a light vehicle, winter driving is no picnic, and all drivers need to careful during the cold months....
New Medical Examiners Rule Updated

FMCSA Medical Exam Form Rules Updated

FMCSA Medical Exam Form Rules MCSA-5875 Now Updated The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially amended its medical examination rules this week mandating that certified medical examiners that performing truck driver physicals use a newly...

3 States To Try Charging Drivers By Mileage

New Bill Will Cost State $1M Anually The Senate Appropriations Committee met in California on Monday, May 12, to discuss and consider a bill that would set up a voluntary program to test a new way to...

Flatbed And Reefer Perform Strong In May-Set Record Highs

Flatbed/Reefer Rates Strong Rates in all three segments boomed in May, continuing to build on recent per-mile upticks, according to data released June 2 by Internet Truckstop.  Reefer rates on the spot market led the...
Omnibus Bill Trucking Industry

Omnibus Bill Still Left Out Important Rulemaking; Here’s What You Missed

FMCSA's Grip On The Trucking Industry Still Remains The suspended 2013 34 hour restart rule was a big victory for the trucking industry, which Congress passed in the Omnibus Bill a few weeks ago. While...