Selecting the Right Electronic Logging Device

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) commercial motor carriers currently using paper logs will be required to use ...

The Hazards of Stopping on Highway Shoulders

In the trucking industry, stopping along a busy highway due to an emergency may be necessary. Unfortunately, not everyone recognizes how dangerous ...

Driving in High Winds

Tractortrailers have a high center of gravity that makes them vulnerable to strong crosswinds. While in motion, this can possibly lead to one of two ...

Margin of Safety

In financial markets, Margin of Safety is a principle in which an investor purchases securities when the market price is significantly below the ...

Cargo Theft Prevention Tips: Don't Let It Happen to You

Cargo theft continues to plague the transportation industry. It may seem that cargo theft is a victimless crime, but in actuality it affects all of ...

Stay Hydrated: Say No to Soda, Yes to Water!

Sugary drinks are not an alternative to water and are a significant contributing factor in weight gain. A 24 oz. Mountain Dew contains 330 calories ...

Three Wellness Tips for Truck Drivers

Truck driving does not typically lend itself to a healthy lifestyle. Spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast food, and ...

Electronic Logging Device Rule: What Does It Mean For You?

In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its Electronic Logging Device (ELD) final rule. Most motor ...

Cell Phone Reminder: Hang Up and Drive

The deadly results of a high-speed crash involving a large truck versus a small car can often be related to one or more drivers using a cell phone. ...