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David Baker: The Humanity of a Racing Champ

For David Baker, racing is like life. It’s a place for courtesy, camaraderie, and competition. How you conduct yourself off the tracks is just as important as how you perform at 180 miles-per-hour. “It’s how you relate to the mechanics … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 8/28/17

ELD Mandate Effects in the Real World of Trucking Now that the ELD mandate deadline is truly around the corner – December 18 is barely four months away – there are solid predictions on what ELDs will do competitively to … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 7/5/17

Recommendations to Congress for CSA Score Improvements National Academies of Science (NAS) researchers have issued a report with Congress urging them to change the way the safety scores are measured. The report states that the Compliace, Safety, Accountability (CSA) rating … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 1/6/17

Diesel Prices Continue to Climb The average retail diesel price increased 4.6 cents to $2.586 per gallon, the highest price since August 17, 2015, according to the Department of Energy. Read more from American Trucker and Transport Topics. Amazon Files … Continued


The Road Less Traveled

Tips for Truck Drivers on Unfamiliar Roads Getting to explore new cities and towns as you drive across the country is one of the perks of being a long haul truck driver. But even trucking pros can get lost and … Continued


How to Be an Eco-Friendly Truck Driver

“O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain…” –America The Beautiful, Katharine Lee Bates. Arguably one of the best parts of being a truck driver is getting to see beautiful scenery while you’re hauling on our nation’s highways. … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 4/28/16

This Week’s Trucking News Update Senate Bill Fixes 34-Hour Restart, Adds Speed Limiter and 73-Hour Rule The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bill fixing a mistake from December that left out the 34-hour restart provision. The bill would also require … Continued


How to Prep for a Level 1 DOT Inspection

No one likes getting stopped in the middle of a delivery for a DOT inspection, but it’s part of being a truck driver. The good news is, with a little preparation, you can make sure your inspection is quick and … Continued


Trucking Industry Update 11/12/15

See what’s happening in trucking news this week! Apex Startup Program Helps Veterans Start a Trucking Company The Apex Startup Program is helping veterans start trucking companies. During the month of November, we’re waiving our administration fee to veterans who … Continued