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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.


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.


Topics: Health

2017 International Roadcheck

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 10:51:27 AM

It’s that time of year again. Beginning tomorrow, June 6th, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be hosting the 30th annual International Roadcheck. According to the CVSA, the International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world. During the 72 hour period, an average of 17 trucks or buses are inspected every minute across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.


Topics: Industry, Safety

2017 Summer Holiday Driving

Posted on May 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Jeff Pelletier

It’s going to be a record-breaking year for vacationing travelers.

AAA is reporting that this Memorial Day holiday will be the “most travelers” since 2005. They are estimating that 39.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles from their home location. The important thing to note is that 88 percent of these travelers will be driving……


Topics: Culture, Safety


Posted on May 12, 2017 11:18:50 AM

The trucking lifestyle can make breakfast a challenge when you are looking to eat somewhat healthy. There are so many unhealthy options at every truck stop, rest area, and other places you may stop along your route. One of the downfalls in society as a whole is that those unhealthy food options are very cheap in cost and easily accessible.


Topics: Health