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Four States with Additional Registration Requirements for Truckers
Truckers that plan to haul through Kentucky, New Mexico, New York, or Oregon are required to have specific weight distance permits. Trucks hauling heavy loads across America’s highways causes wear and tear on roads – it’s a fact. To counterbalance…
April 24, 2019
Hours of Service
During the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced that an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on hours of service has officially been filed with the White House’s Office of Management and Budget for approval. Secretary Chao’s announcement at MATS was a big deal, but it’s hard to understand what it all means. We’re no experts when it comes to government regulation processes and we bet you aren’t either. That’s why we’re going to explain what you can expect to see before HOS changes are finalized.
April 17, 2019
Keep Truckers Connected

The life of a trucker isn’t an easy one. There are long hours, long distances, long waits, and long periods of loneliness. What’s especially hard is being away from family for days, weeks, and sometimes even months. That separation can put an emotional and psychological strain on anybody behind the wheel of a big rig.

There are, however, convenient solutions to keep truckers connected to their families, their communities, and their world. You guessed it, this is where technology comes in. We’re going to explore the personal, life-affirming side of cell phones, video chat, emails, texts, apps, and social media. Yet this isn’t necessarily about all that electronic gadgetry. This is more about how important it is to use it to stay connected while you’re on the road.

April 9, 2019
Trucking Industry
In the last 20 years, the trucking industry has welcomed an influx of women, Hispanics, Indian-Americans, Eastern Europeans, and other minorities that have steadily transformed the trucking industry landscape. We also have organizations representing that diversity such as Women in Trucking (WIT), Laredo Motor Carriers Association (LMCA), and North American Punjabi Trucking Association (NAPTA).
March 7, 2019
mid-america trucking show
The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking event in the world. It’s the mecca of all things trucking. This year MATS is celebrating 48 years at the Kentucky Expo Center March 28th through March 30th. When they say it’s the largest trucking event in the world, they mean it. You can expect to see over a thousand exhibitors representing 47 states and 10 countries and over 70,000 attendees from 50 states and 61 countries.
March 1, 2019
business bureau 2018 torch award
All of us at Apex Capital Corp, from owners David Baker and Dean Tetirick to every Apexer, are thrilled to have been chosen as one of six businesses in the state of Texas to receive the honor of a Better Business Bureau 2018 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. The awards were presented February 11, 2019 during a BBB luncheon at Joe T. Garcia’s La Puertita in Fort Worth.
February 20, 2019
Apex Startup Program
Our latest Lunch & Learn event, dubbed “Learn How to Start Your Trucking Company,” was held January 25, 2019 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in Arlington. Our Apex Startup Program team was in attendance providing valuable information and answering questions about the complex process of starting a trucking company.
February 4, 2019
Dock411
The Dock411 mission is all about creating a transparent, everybody-helps-everybody relationship between drivers and shippers. Dock411 has a rating system for drivers to give feedback to shippers. Serewicz and his team then transform those ratings into data that helps shippers improve their facilities. That, undoubtedly, improves the relationship between shippers, carriers, and drivers.
February 1, 2019
Trucking industry
2018 was a year of change for the trucking industry in many ways. We saw electronic logging device (ELD) implementation and enforcement, a new Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was sworn in, freight rates hit record highs, and much more. With change comes an adjustment period and after some time passes, we can see the impacts of those changes.
January 29, 2019
Safety Culture Scores
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) safety compliance and enforcement program has been controversial pretty much from the get-go. It officially began in 2010 to give the FMCSA a better way to identify carriers that need additional compliance reviews…
January 10, 2019

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