It Is Easy For Truckers To Stay In Shape At The New Fitness Centers

July 10, 2012

Of great news to truckers is the announcement that TravelCenters of America is opening another StayFit fitness center at Exit 472/I-653 in Dallas, TX.  These centers are becoming well known among truckers who realize great benefits by retaining their health and fitness while driving the nation’s highways. Constant driving with interrupted breaks is extremely hard on the […]

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EPA To Provide Financing To Update Older Engines

July 5, 2012

One of the problems with many owners/operators is that their rigs are older.  Perhaps buying a new one is not within the budget, yet the new regulations mandating lower fuel use and better emissions will go on regardless of financial considerations.  Fortunately, the US Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) just announced that they will make available to certain […]

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Finding the Right Truck Insurance for Your Rig

July 3, 2012

One of the most important parts of being an operator-owner of a big rig is the type of insurance that you carry.  The dangers on today’s highway require that you have a sufficient amount to cover all possibilities.  A big rig may be involved in a turnover or other event that just causes damage to […]

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Oregon Promotes Zero Emissions With New Incentive Program

July 2, 2012

With new regulations requiring lower emissions and better fuel economy, truckers are seeking support wherever they can find it.  In response, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently announced a new incentive program supporting the purchase of the newly developed all-electric trucks.  Funding was recently received from a federally funded program that is focused on […]

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Customization For Your Big Rig From A Pro

June 2, 2012

For those that have dreamed of owning a big rig, once it has been acquired customization is generally top on the list of things to do. This reflects individual tastes as well as makes your rig stand out from the crowd.  Many jobs are acquired when passers-by take notice and contact the individual because the […]

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The Pros and Cons of Detroit’s Virtual Technician

May 29, 2012

Detroit has developed a visibility package for its EPA 2010 Volvo engines.  Some of these packages were included in the original purchase.  For those that do not have it there is a Virtual Technician Complete retrofit package available.  This package requires a contract with the company to be activated.  It is being used by many trucking […]

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More on the Benefits of a Wellness Program for Truckers

May 26, 2012

The importance of driver’s health has only come under serious consideration over the past few years by the trucking industry.  Chelle Pfiffner, VP at Fusion Health states, “Drivers power the industry, and it can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle during long stints on the road.  The Program is meant to raise the awareness of […]

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What To Expect After Graduating From Truck Driving School

May 23, 2012

Regardless of the career choice, spending time in the trenches is essential to establishing a good work history.  For truck drivers, although while in driving school many dreams are born, once entering the real world there is often no one there to tell you which company would be the right one for you.  This is one […]

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How to Use Special Accessories to Personalize Your Big Rig

May 17, 2012

One of the best places to find accessories today is on the Internet.  Most manufacturers maintain current websites featuring the latest releases in new products.  Rockwood products, for example, recently released several new Peterbuilt accessories that might be the perfect match for you, depending on need.  It is always best when working with an independent […]

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Why Trucking is a Good Career Move

May 8, 2012

When many people think of trucking they vision someone who is never home, endures constant accidents, has difficulty getting loads, and so forth.  The list goes on and on.  In reality there are many advantages to being a trucker however, like any other job, it has to be something that you like to do. There are […]

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