Monthly Archives: December 2020

  1. Top 5 Vehicle & Driver Violations in the U.S.

    2020 CVSA International Roadcheck Results

    The pandemic saw a lot of event cancelations and rescheduling this year, and although it threw off the timing of the annual International Roadcheck in May, the three-day event still took place in September throughout North America, Canada, and Mexico.

    Organized by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), the International Roadcheck highlights the important work of North America’s 13,000 commercial vehicle inspectors keeping our roads safe by removing unsafe vehicles and drivers.

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  2. The Vocations that Make the Holidays Happen

    Thank Trucks, Buses, Bucket Trucks, and Waste Management This Holiday Season

    The holidays are a good time to take stock of our blessings and all of the things we have to be grateful for. Sharing a rich holiday feast with the people we care in a warm, decorated house with gifts under a bright Christmas tree is the scene most of us have in mind this time of year, and in order to make that a reality, there’s a lot of work that happens behind the scenes.

    While it’s important to thank those who cook the food and buy the gifts that we enjoy, it’s also important to remember those who brought these things across the country for us to enjoy — the trucking, public transportation, and waste management industries.

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  3. Trucker Tips For Staying Connected During Christmas

    Trucker's Guide To Celebrating Christmas

    'Tis the Season To Be Working

    Christmas is one of the most celebrated; travelled and busiest U.S. holidays; and if you are a truck driver delivering packages from Santa, you can expect to work hard even on Christmas Day. While most truckers are used to spending time away from family throughout the year, it is still disheartening to miss out on [yet] another holiday.

    Here are a few tips to stay connected to family, friends and Christmas traditions while on the road:

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  4. How Coronavirus Changed Trucking in 2020

    COVID-19 Impact on Trucking and Trade

    If there’s one thing the trucking industry never predicted this year, it’s the way the Coronavirus pandemic would turn supply chains, demand, and trade on their heads. Amid frontline workers such as nurses, grocery store employees, long-haul and vocational drivers have also been heralded as essential and critical to the country as we all continue to ride this wave of the virus.

    We’ve had our finger on the pulse of this pandemic since it first began, and what a ride it’s been for all of us. Let’s take a look at the ups and downs of coronavirus and trucking.

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  5. Holiday Gift Guide For Truckers

    Holiday Gifts For Truck Drivers

    Top 10 Gift Ideas For Truckers

    Another sweater.You shouldn’t have. No really, you shouldn’t have. While warm clothes are always appreciated in the winter season, there are plenty of gifts for that special trucker of yours that will bring smiles for miles and not break your bank. Here are some of our favorite holiday gift ideas for truck drivers (prices are estimated retail value):

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  6. Tire Wear From Bad Shocks

    Tire Damage From Worn Shocks

    Bad Shocks Affect Tires

    It is never a good idea to drive your big rig with bad, well, anything; but driving with bad shocks is a definite “no, no.”

    Shock absorbers help keep heavy-duty trucks grounded when cruising on uneven surfaces and are especially important in the winter season when traction control is needed for the safety of drivers and nearby vehicles. After all, bad shocks affect tires and traction control. Did you know that? Keep reading to learn more.

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