International Roadcheck 2022

The CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) announced that this year’s International Roadcheck will be May 17th – May 19th. The International Roadcheck is a 72-hour, high visibility, high volume commercial motor vehicle inspection and enforcement initiative. Each year the CVSA focuses on a specific aspect of the roadside inspection and this year the focus will […]

Avoiding Animals On The Road

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The beginning of fall also marks the beginning of mating season for deer. The odds of hitting a deer almost doubles from October – December. There are thousands of car accidents involving deer every year that cost millions in vehicle damage. Not only can these accidents cause damage to your vehicle, but they can cause […]

Brake Safety Week 2021 August 22-28

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August is Brake Safety Awareness month, and this year’s Brake Safety Week is scheduled for August 22-28. This year’s Brake Safety Week, inspectors will emphasize the importance of brake systems by conducting inspections and taking commercial motor vehicles that have been found to have brake-related out-of-service violations off the roadways. During the week, inspectors are […]

Tips For Staying Cool In The Summer

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When the summer season hits it can affect a lot of jobs, but it can be especially inconvenient to truck drivers. Whether you are a seasoned driver or if you are relatively early in your career, you’ll want to make sure you are taking the proper precautions during the summer months. So, with summer officially […]

2021 International Roadcheck

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has set May 4th-6th as the 72-hour period for this year’s International Roadcheck. During this time, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico will regulate inspections on commercial motor vehicles and drivers. This year’s Roadcheck will have an emphasis on lighting and hours of […]

Exercising On The Road

Exercising On The Road

We all know that truck driver’s jobs are very important and greatly impact the world’s economy. But due to the nature of their jobs, drivers work longs days and spend a majority of their day in their truck. This, along with irregular schedules, limited access to healthy food, little physical activity and stress can make […]

How To Properly Inspect Your Tires

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Tire maintenance is important for complying with federal regulations, but it is also important to keep yourself and others on the road safe. The DOT’s FMCSA has several regulations for vehicles made for protecting drivers and surrounding communities. As a driver it is your responsibility to know the DOT tire regulations and have regular checks […]

Tire Chain Laws By State

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Winter weather means you might need to chain your tires, but there are laws that you should be aware of. Sometimes chain up law tickets can be hundreds of dollars; it is good to know each state’s chain up laws for 2020 to avoid fines and to stay safe on the road. Chain laws vary […]

Winter Driving Tips

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