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Wildlife Accident Safety: A Comprehensive Guide for Drivers

In the quiet hours of dawn and dusk, the natural world stirs, bringing with it the increased risk of wildlife encounters on the road.  As we’ve discussed here before, safety on the road is a top priority for our company, and that includes being both vigilant and cautious when it comes to wildlife encounters. For […]

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What’s the Difference Between Recourse vs Nonrecourse Factoring?

Many new businesses — especially those in the trucking industry — experience problems with cash flow. Factoring companies offer a better way to bridge that gap to keep the business running smoothly while invoices are collected after deliveries. With improved cash flow through recourse and nonrecourse factoring services, could be the answer you need to […]

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The Importance of Adhering to the No Unauthorized Passengers Policy in Commercial Transportation

In the world of commercial transportation, ensuring operational safety and security is paramount.  All good companies prioritize not only the efficiency of their services but also the safety of everyone involved, with a vital part of this commitment being the strict adherence to a policy of prohibition in the transportation of unauthorized passengers. Let’s talk […]

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FMCSA Annual Fine Increase for the New Year: Quick Overview

As we step into 2024, the FMCSA has announced its annual fine increase for trucker regulation violations. These changes (effective December 28, 2023) are driven by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015, marking a crucial, yearly turning point for carriers and drivers alike. Hence why it is crucial to be cognizant of […]

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Ensuring Cargo Safety: The Vital Role of Vigilance in Preventing Cargo Theft

The transportation industry faces a persistent and challenging issue: cargo theft. This problem not only incurs substantial financial losses but also jeopardizes the safety of drivers and the company’s reputation, which is why, in this article, we delve into the reasons why vigilance is essential and outline key steps that every driver can take to […]

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Documenting Damaged Cargo: A Comprehensive Guide for Drivers

The transportation of cargo from origin to destination entails a significant responsibility to deliver goods safely and intact.  However, encountering damaged cargo is not uncommon. Hence why understanding the critical role of documenting such incidents is so important, with this latest article both emphasizing the importance of taking pictures of damaged cargo and outlining the […]

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Top 5 Trucking Industry Concerns of 2023

As we approach year’s end, we find it crucial to examine the critical issues currently impacting the trucking industry.  Hence why, in this blog, we will delve into the top 5 issues highlighted by the annual American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) critical issues list (as identified by the broader trucking community, including owner-operators, motor carriers, […]

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Fog Driving Safety: The Ultimate Guide!

Driving in fog can be one of the most challenging and risky conditions for motorists.  As is the case with any winter road trip, the reduced visibility and difficulty in judging distances can quickly turn a regular drive into a hazardous journey. Hence why this latest blog article is dedicated to emphasizing the importance of […]

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Mastering Safe Winter Driving: The Essential Guide

With winter on the horizon, the importance of heightened caution and preparedness for commercial drivers cannot be overstated. This is due to the fact that the presence of snow and ice transforms ordinary routes into potentially perilous journeys.  Hence why, in this latest blog, we go through a thorough set of guidelines for secure winter […]

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DOT Compliance Checklist For Truck Drivers

If you hire truck drivers for your company, you need to ensure you comply with the federal Department of Transportation (DOT). If you are not in compliance, a DOT audit can be devastating for you and your business. Because of this, you need to ensure you are prepared for every type of audit they may […]

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