While maintenance cost management can be the most important aspect of running a successful trucking business, having a comprehensive fleet compliance program in addition to a solid maintenance platform will ensure continued profitability.
Buried within the much-lauded, soon to be adopted Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule is a squeaky little provision known as the “Large Entity Reporting Requirement”.
The recent passage of AB5 in California has given clear indication to the trucking industry that Golden State does not see a future for the current structure of the Owner Operator (OO) model.
When large corporations violate California emissions rules, they obtain the enviable position of being the latest in a long line of large, high profile companies that more than likely were just waiting for the state to find something, about something at some point in time.
Well, another Earth Day is upon us and as we cycle around the sun one more time to celebrate the beautiful blue marble we live on, we should not only stop to take in the wildflowers, the trees, the furry little varmints and boundless blue sky above, but we should also pause to consider the most important part of it all, the trucking industry.
The onset of 2019 has brought with it a barrage of half-truths, lies and outright falsehoods when it comes to what California based, retrofitted fleets must do to comply with CARB rules for 2019 and beyond.
Follow these few tips on how to avoid cargo theft as a professional driver, and sleep safely knowing your business is safe.
Before you embark on this emotional and financial journey, take these steps into consideration in order to make sure you have done all you can do when it comes to healthily moving on.
With so many responsibilities out on the road, many professional drivers forget to take the time to learn how to park their truck correctly. Parking a larger vehicle can be frustrating and time consuming, even for drivers who have been on the road for years. Check out these parking tips and tricks to save you time and give you some peace of mind while parking.
For many professional truck drivers, braking comes second nature. However, most will tell you that losing control of the truck is one of the scariest moments that can occur out on the road. In order to learn proper skid control, check out these helpful tips on braking.