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Driver Appreciation Week 2017

Posted on Sep 8, 2017 2:44:15 PM

It’s time to celebrate!

What are we celebrating? We’re celebrating the millions of incredible people who buckle in behind the wheel each day to keep America moving. Without these people, America as we know it would just plain stop. Stores shelves would empty out, production plants would run out of raw materials, gas stations would run out of gas, and even clean drinking water would become considerably more difficult to find. Without truckers to move product all across America, we’d be in a pretty tough spot.

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Topics: Culture, Industry

Are You Ready for ELDs?

Posted on Aug 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

So far the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) December 18th implementation date has held fast. Weathering the storm of opposing legislation the official start of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is now right around the corner with no signs of delay.

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Topics: Equipment, Industry

App Highlight - Weigh My Truck [video]

Posted on Jul 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Every now and then we like to feature mobile apps that can help drivers get things done. This week, we wanted to highlight Cat Scale's Weigh My Truck app. Many drivers may already know about and use this app, but if you don't then you're missing out on some great time saving features. Check out the great features in this video:

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Topics: Industry

10 Things That Truck Drivers Do That Get Them Pulled Over.

Posted on Jul 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When we had a visit from a pair of State Police CMV Inspectors we learned a LOT! That’s why we know that when an officer is willing to give some instruction when you are not in trouble it is a great opportunity to learn how to stay out of trouble.

In his article for HNI, former Wisconsin State Officer Mark Abrahamson shared 10 things that truck drivers do that get them pulled over. So in the vein of learning, and staying out of trouble, we thought we’d share those ten things.

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Topics: Industry, Safety

7 Tips for Getting Better Sleep

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Falling asleep while driving is never a good thing. It is even less good when you are driving an 80,000 lb. rig. Unfortunately, many drivers suffer from sleep deprivation leading to fatigue and putting them at risk for falling asleep at the wheel.

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Topics: Health