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Navigating International Fuel Tax Agreement: Truck Drivers Tax Preparation 

At Simplex Group, we help truck drivers pay fuel taxes and manage tax preparation. We offer services to keep you and your trucking business compliant and help commercial motor vehicle operators maximize their savings. Here’s how you can effectively file a tax return and secure fuel tax refunds. Importance of Accurate Tax Preparation Accurate tax […]

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What is Operation Safe Driver?

Operation Safe Driver Week, which runs from July 7-13, 2024  is an annual event organized by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) aimed at reducing the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving commercial motor vehicle drivers through increased traffic enforcement, education, and awareness initiatives. This week-long event focuses on both commercial motor vehicle drivers […]

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How To Prep For A Level 1 DOT Inspection

The Department of Transportation (DOT) plays a key role in the effort to keep our roads safe. Through inspection programs, the DOT can check if commercial vehicles and drivers meet minimum safety requirements and are in compliance with the rules and regulations. A Level 1 DOT inspection is one of the most rigorous and comprehensive […]

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Our Commitment to Safety and Compliance: The Crucial Role of Equipment Maintenance in Meeting DOT Regulations

In this industry, ensuring that your equipment is in prime mechanical condition is more than just a safety measure — it’s a legal requirement, as per Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.  Hence why, in this latest blog article, we go over them in detail, all while highlighting their immense importance. Why Equipment Maintenance Matters Properly […]

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Understanding ELDs and Their Importance: What You Need to Know

The transportation sector plays a vital role in the global economy, particularly in the United States, where the sector moves roughly 72.6% of the country’s freight by weight and generates more than $900 billion in gross freight revenue. One crucial aspect of maintaining the transportation sector is to ensure safety and compliance. ELDs play a […]

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How to Prepare for DOT Blitz Week 2024

As we enter the month of May, the attention of the trucking industry turns to DOT Blitz Week 2024. The stakes are high as trucking companies, commercial motor vehicle drivers, and other stakeholders want to ensure they meet the compliance and safety standards. Let’s explore the importance of this pivotal event and how you can […]

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Driving Through Mountainous Terrains: The Essential Guide

Driving through mountainous terrains is a daunting task – one which requires both a specialized set of skills and heightened attention. In the context of the unique challenges presented by such environments, both your safety and that of others on the road is of the essence, which is why, in this latest blog article, we […]

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Keys to effectively precooling your trailer

When it comes to transporting temperature-sensitive goods, precooling trailers is a must! This is because it’s a critical process — one which ensures that your shipments reach their destinations without having the integrity of their cargo compromised, which is why, in this article, we aim to shed light on its importance, offering a step-by-step guide […]

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Prioritizing Personal Safety on Long-Haul Trips: The Essential Guide

For those of us who spend a significant amount of time on the road, personal safety isn’t just a concern —it’s a necessity. Hence, why arming yourself with vital tips and strategies to safeguard yourself during long-haul journeys is of the utmost importance, which is precisely what we aim to assist you with in this […]

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The Critical Importance of Checking Your Vehicle Lights Before Sundown

In the realm of transportation and logistics, the safety of our operations and the well-being of everyone on the road is of paramount importance, with a critical aspect of ensuring this safety being the proper functioning of your vehicle’s lights. Hence, why in this latest article, we seek to underscore the significance of conducting a […]

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