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- Trucker Safety Tips: Time to Check Out Your Tires
Being away from your family, dealing with traffic, and getting blamed for the screw-ups of shippers and receivers can easily distract you from the importance of monitoring your tires. In addition to being a major safety issue, under-inflated tires don't last as long, and increase the cost for fuel and other maintenance issues.
- DOT Says Truckers Don't Need to Do Daily Paperwork as of Mid December 2014
Tired of filling out paperwork when you have no changes to report on your DVIR (Daily Vehicle Inspection Report)? Well, apparently the U.S. D.O.T. is also tired of reading them – so as of December 2014, if you have no mechanical or safety issues to report, fuh-get about it.
- Laws Slow Self-Driving Truck Development
Innovation frequently move faster than government. Whether it is the Federal Aviation Administration blocking commercial use of drones or the Federal Communications Commission's sluggish action on net neutrality, technology is moving at a blistering pace while the government spends more money studying and debating regulations. Regardless of how self-driving trucks may impact jobs and the economy, we can be sure the jobs of lobbyist and politicians are secure.
- Inspection Blitz is Coming: Are You Prepared?
Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds a 72-hour truck inspection blitz throughout the U.S. from Canada to Mexico where they inspect approximately 14 trucks a minute or more than 4,440 vehicles an hour over the course of three days.
- Preliminary Legal Steps for a Commercial Truck Driver Following an Accident
Commercial truck drivers should be trained to take a few initial steps to support their legal case following an accident. These steps are possible only if the driver is not injured, or not involved in helping other injured individuals at the scene of the accident.
- Commercial Vehicle Traffic on a Standstill in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy
Commercial vehicle traffic virtually became shut down due to the strengthening Hurricane Sandy lashing cities along the Northeast corridor with incessant rain and powerful wind gusts.
- Survey to Explore the Use of Navigation Systems by Commercial Vehicles
A new survey launched by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) explores the possibility of commercial drivers using navigation systems. The brief online survey, which seeks the input of both the motor carrier and the commercial driver, will collect information on the perspectives of both groups towards the use of navigation systems, including the perceived rewards and risks.
- Brake-related OOS Violations in 15.3 Percent Vehicles During Safety Week
At least one in seven vehicles chosen for inspection during the recently held Brake Safety Week had brake-related out-of-service (OOS) violations. The inspections were conducted by commercial vehicle inspections who participated in the week-long annual program.
- Five Tips on Using the Internet to Sell More Semi-Trucks
Selling semi-trucks online can be a great way to advertise and boost sales at your dealership. It can make shopping for semi-trucks quick and easy for all of your customers.
- From Brooklyn New York Welcome Celer Inc
Celer Inc., a leader in exporting heavy-duty equipment worldwide, has just been welcomed into the exclusive network of advertisers at Trucker-to-Trucker.Celer Inc. offers a variety of machinery, trailers and trucks to customers from all over the globe.
- Problems With New Trucks Enhance The Value of Used Ones
This statement reflects the opinion of many people who are involved with tnew-used-truckshe trucking industry. Although there are increasing requirements to make trucks more environmentally friendly these are not all working in the new truck engine manufacturing.
- The Effect of Higher Pay for Truckers and the Safety Programs
One of the most important issues in the trucking industry is safety. From roadside truck checks to patrolling the highway, the state patrol is always on the alert for any truck that may be having safety problems. The trucking companies continually have safety classes and ways of checking vehicles to make sure they are in tip-top condition.
- Website For Kids Paying Tribute To The American Trucker
Yes, the Grandpa and the Truck stories will be hitting the superslab soon, telling the career experiences (the ones he can tell) of 30 year, long-haul driver Paul Wesley Gates, one of Atlas Van Lines's Elite Fleet of Truckers.
- Saving Money by Choosing Where to Fill Up With Diesel
In a time when there is so much unemployment in the United States, the one section that not only is going full blast and actually looking for employees is the trucking industry.
- Roehl Transport And You
In the trucking industry, many different companies use individual truckers and owner-operators, in their hauling programs. It is always advantageous to check out these companies and see how long they have been in business as well as what they have to offer, when you are looking for employment.
- Bluetooth Truckers: Got Your Ears On?
The U.S. Department of Transportation's new ban on handheld cell phones for commercial truck and bus drivers that went into effect on January 3, 2012 for all interstate travel, extending to holding, dialing and reaching for cell phones while driving has stirred some opposition.
- Need a Truck or Trailer Inspected? How About A Fleet?
Finding a new truck or trailer is not the easiest thing to do when you are on the road all of the time. The research, the legwork and long distance phone calls easily eat up the little free time that you do have. When you do hit pay dirt, the feeling that you have is overwhelming.
- Raising Gross Weight Limits on Commercial Vehicles Proposed
A bill that was recently introduced to congress includes a raising the weight limit for commercial vehicles from 88,000 pounds to 97,000 pounds. This is an increase of 21 percent, which has many civil engineers and lawmakers worried about the impact on current infrastructure.
- Guide to More Truck Sales
For heavy truck dealers, there are five proven tips to increase truck sales. These pieces of helpful advice have worked wonders for heavy truck dealers in all parts of the country for generating more gross revenue, net profit, and increasing the sales volume of all makes and models of heavy trucks.
- Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 due for period 7/1/11-6/30/12
The Form mentioned is not yet available from IRS for e-filing purposes. Visit IRS website at www.irs.gov for alternatives, details & instructions for Form 2290 delay for the period indicated @ Trucking Tax Center
- Live Life Over the Road and Buy Your Own Rig
Today, we're putting the spotlight on buying and financing your own rig Maybe you sit and look at trucks for sale, dreaming of a new career. Finding a rig of your own and purchasing it is not as hard as you think. Unless you have a lot of cash on hand (and who does in this economy?) you will probably have to look into financing a commercial truck. Where to start? Who should you talk to? What things should you consider? What if you have bad credit? All these questions and more probably race through your mind as you think about the big picture.
- Used Truck and Trailer Sales Break Records in 2010
Used truck sales in 201o beat out 2009 according to data released by registration record keepers. Overall, in the United States, commercial vehicle registrations in Classes 3 thru' 8 increased 21.7% over the prior year. This represents a used truck and trailer sale record of 672,000 vehicles and equipment units. 2010 is the very first year that used commercial vehicle sales broke through the 600,000 unit level. Overall, used commercial vehicle sales accounted for 65% of the commercial vehicle market.
- Volvo's Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology Becomes EPA 2010 Standard
Volvo's Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCT) technology is now equipping a Volvo VN780 being used by America's Road Team in its ongoing campaign for truck safety and emission control. Volvo's SCT has rapidly established itself and has been selected as the EPA's preferred emission solution in 2010 and will continue into 2011. Click the link for more information on Volvo trucks for sale.
- Semi Truck Experts and Accessories at 45 Chrome Shop
45 Chrome Shop is THE place to shop for chrome accessories for your semi truck, automobile or motorcycle. 45 Chrome Shop are the experts for semi truck accessorization, and stock all of the main lines and many other specialty suppliers and manufacturers. Once you have bought that truck for sale you had your heart on, stamp your own individuality on it and "Trick Your Truck!"
- Selling Your Truck: How to Make the Most from Your Truck for Sale
At some point after you have seen the sign "Truck for Sale", you're going to be putting up one of your own – either you are a whiteline fever rookie or a road rash veteran, but as an owner-operator, you will be selling equipment at some point. You need to maximize your revenues from selling used equipment because that is money you have which should and could be working for you in your business.