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Truck Driver Safety Did you see that a truck driver was hijacked on August 2, 2023? The hijacking was not the stealing of a truck or just a load. It was the truck, trailer, and driver. All three were hijacked....
Trailer Mechanics Academy: A Training Opportunity from TIP GROUP A leading truck and trailer service provider has announced they are commencing a new and innovative Academy to educate and train trailer mechanics. The TIP Group, a world-leading truck and trailer...
It's happened to all of us. Something breaks down, and you find yourself stranded on the shoulder of the road, waiting for a service truck. First things first, activate your emergency flashers and put on your safety vest before...

Speed blitz

The annual 72 hour blitz has come and gone and hopefully you passed any and all inspections you were called in for. The next big blitz is coming from July 9-15 2023 across North America and making it through...
Trucking is a career where life can transition from mind-numbing boredom to extreme peril in a matter of milliseconds. How you react to these changes often determines the difference between life and death. Knowing what to do, as well...
Your driving habits play a crucial role in determining your fuel economy, which can significantly impact your financial bottom line. Whether you're an owner-operator, lease operator, or a company driver, making adjustments to your driving habits can lead to...
It is important to recognize that the pay rates in the trucking industry may not be as high as they should be. However, many drivers are unaware that their performance on the job can directly impact the amount of...

Summer comfort

Just as we need to prepare ourselves and our trucks for winter driving, we also need to get the truck ready for the summer weather conditions.  First and foremost, change your tires from winter to summer tires.  Summer conditions...
As a professional and experienced truck driver, you know that you are to perform a vehicle inspection once every 24 hours. You also understand that you use "Schedule 1," titled, Daily Inspection of Trucks, Tractors, and Trailers to assist...
How does a newly licensed truck driver get that first position when many companies don’t hire truck drivers without experience? Wow, what a question! And this is a widespread problem. And many trucking companies will tell you that their insurance...