#5. Plan Your Trip. Then, plan it again. Take two looks. Can you adjust your plan as you go? Wait! Since this is Part 2, should that be number one again? Nevermind, it’s not that important. There’s an old saying. “No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.”. This, applied to trucking simply means that … Read more Tips For New Drivers – Part Two
Hey there! Welcome to the trucking industry! Everything is fantastic and nothing ever goes wrong. We’ll let reality smack you in the face later. Like maybe around year two when you get that crease line in the middle of your forehead between your eyebrows from furrowing your brow. That’s when it happened to me. Trust … Read more Tips For New Drivers – Part One
While most of you are currently sweating and wondering how much longer Summer will last, we wanted to cool you down a bit and let you know that Colorado’s chain law went into effect today. That’s right, it may be 100 degrees at your house, you may be headed to Southern California or Arizona where … Read more Colorado Tire Chain Laws In Effect For 2020
With the departure of Jim Mullen at the end of August, the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces James “Wiley” Deck as it’s third Acting Deputy Secretary in less than a year. Deck has been serving as Director of Government Affairs for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. He serves as the principal advisor … Read more FMCSA Has A New Deputy Administrator
Embed from Getty Images Due to the pandemic, the CVSA Postponed the planned International Roadcheck 2020, which had been scheduled for May, two months earlier than the June date that CVSA has traditionally held this safety blitz. The CVSA made this announcement back in March, 2020. If you thought you escaped the blitz this year, … Read more International Roachcheck 2020 Rescheduled For September
When I initially purchased my truck and leased on to a carrier, I opted for a simple accounting solution. I would advise anyone who owns a truck and leased to a carrier to use the software that I linked to. I get no referral, just a very happy customer for a few years now. Fast forward … Read more Transportation Management Systems – Why You Should Consider Using One.