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DriveWeather App helping drivers plan and avoid Bad Weather

Apr
23,
2020
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Professional drivers know better than anyone who drives in bad weather is stressful, time consuming, and one of their most challenging and dangerous obstacles while driving OTR. Truckers now have a solution to help with these potentially dangerous conditions, a … Continue reading

NATSO opposes allowing truckers to be fed at rest areas

Apr
9,
2020
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Two days ago we wrote about how on April 3rd the FHWA is now allowing food trucks to operate in Rest Areas. The FHWA course of action was taken because of the National Emergency which was put in place on … Continue reading

Food Trucks in Rest Areas for CDL drivers during Covid19 National Emergency

Apr
6,
2020
2

Notice Allowing for States to Permit the use of Food Trucks in Rest Areas to Serve Commercial Truck Drivers. It’s a well known fact for truckers is that commercialization of Rest Areas is not allowed on the Federal Highway Interstate … Continue reading

RWIT ladies share more than just their career in trucking

Jul
23,
2019
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The title says it all, RWIT ladies share more than just a career in trucking. One is a kidney transplant donor, the other is the kidney transplant receiver. Two ladies of the REAL Women In Trucking (RWIT) organization lives will … Continue reading

Decisions for Long Haul Truckers

Jun
27,
2019
1

Perhaps you currently drive a big rig for a company and want total freedom to transport loads when and where you want. Or, you recently received your Class A CDL license and are anxious to make your first run. Regardless … Continue reading

Cut Through Fog With Good LED Marker Lights

May
15,
2019
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iowa 80 fog light

Cut Through Fog With Good LED Marker Lights Marker lights on your truck keep you and others on the road safe. Semi-trucks are some of the largest occupants of the road and because of this, drivers need to be able … Continue reading

Recent crash test demo and GAO study strengthens Underride debate

Apr
24,
2019
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The General Accounting Office (GAO) confirmed in their most recent report, claims what MANY have been saying for 50 years regarding truck underride fatalities. “There are many and they are under reported.” The March 26 Crash test Event in D.C. … Continue reading

FMCSA controversy and the flip flop dilemma

Apr
4,
2019
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is an agency in the United States Department of Transportation that regulates the U.S. trucking industry and isĀ  the lead government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles … Continue reading

Truck Drivers bring Hot Legal Topics at GATS

Aug
8,
2018
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HOT LEGAL TOPICS for Truck Drivers during the Great American Truck Show at the Truckers News Stage on August 23, 2018 at 3:30 PM America Strong Stage (Hall A) GATS Stage Schedules Workplace Rights , Protections and Free Ice Cream … Continue reading

ATA attacks truck drivers advocates for spreading truth about Denham Amendment

Apr
25,
2018
2

  ATA claims that the Truth About Trucking Network (includes AskTheTrucker) is sharing propaganda about the Denham Amendment and states that it is the ATA who is telling drivers the truth. Do you believe that drivers? We were notified by … Continue reading

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