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John Hill
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Truck Driver Trucking Employment Options
As a new truck driver , you have many trucking employment options that you can choose from. As a new driver, you are probably excited to hit the highways and start your career as a trucker. Before you jump into a cab of a truck, you should take time to full...
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The Truck Drivers Worst Enemy
Professional truck drivers have a lot of enemies. Many drivers perceive the DOT as one enemy... and without question it is the general public who looks at trucking as something that is just in their way: a big, slow 18 wheeler creeping up a hill at 25 MPH, ...
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Challenges For Women in Trucking
Each year, about 50,000 new truck
drivers are wanted to keep up with the growing demands of the transport
industry. To fill this demand, the amount of female truck drivers is steadily
rising and there are now more female truck drivers on our roads than ever...
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North American Freight Numbers - March 2015
BTS Releases March 2015 North American Freight Numbers U.S.-NAFTA
freight totaled $96.1 billion in March 2015 as three out of five
transportation modes – air, rail, and truck – carried more U.S.-NAFTA
freight than in March 2014, according to the TransBor...
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Truck Driver Proves Technology Has Its Limits
Technology is a wonderful thing. At the same
time, it does have its limits, as evidenced by a truck
driver in Wisconsin who got his 16-ton rig stuck on a footbridge after
allegedly being led astray by his GPS device. Fortunately, there were no
injuries or r...
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What is the cost of texting in a truck?
Most of us have picked up the cell to look at a text while we are driving. This can be very costly for a truck driver. Here is what the FMCSA has to say on this issue: FMCSA has published new rules that restrict texting and the use of hand-held mobile phone...
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Can I fit under this bridge?
Most truck drivers consider themselves professional, yet we all run into those drivers that need to develop their skills a bit more. Here is a collection of videos of those needing some more experience.
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Transportation funding set to expire on May 31
WASHINGTON – With federal surface transportation funding set to expire on May 31, thousands of stakeholders will rally together for Infrastructure Week to urge Congress to say “no” to more short-term measures and “yes” to a long-term funding solution. In su...
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Getting Along with Your Dispatcher
When it comes to dispatchers, you will probably find a wide
range of opinions about the performance of their job. From those who believe
that they are the backbone of the office to believing their best friend and
perhaps the worst enemy that a truck driver ...
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How Do Air Brakes Work?
All the air brake systems are
using the air pressure for the brakes every time the pedal is stepped on. The
air is being stored on several reservoirs or pressure tanks in the truck. The
stored air are pressurized using the air compressor that is located in ...
How Do Air Brakes Work?
How Do Air Brakes Work?
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