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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Well, it took it’s sweet time, but the warmer weather has finally arrived and with it comes some potentially serious safety concerns, especially for those hauling flat decks. There are a few safety issues to be aware of when...

Wheel issues

There seems to be a lot of issues reported lately with tires coming off trucks at highway speeds. By now, I’m sure we have all seen the video (https://youtu.be/IxZnJ7LhHiA) of what can happen when a tire comes off a...

Trucking apps

The combination of smart phones and the internet have revolutionized the trucking industry. Gone are the days of having to find a fax machine to send paperwork to the customs broker, keeping track of distance traveled and fuel purchased...
“CVSA Conducts Unannounced Brake Safety Day Across North America” On April 19, 2023, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspected 6,829 commercial motor vehicles throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety...
American Transportation Research Institute Top Priorities in 2023 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Board of Directors has listed their 5 Top Priorities for 2023. The Number 1 priority on their list is a shortage of truck parking spaces. According to...
Do you know what your CSA score is?  How about your carrier, do you know what their CSA score is?  Do you even know WHAT a CSA score is, and what it’s used for?  Probably not, but it is...
Truck driving for long has been associated with a “money making” occupation but little do the beginners realise the “on road” hardships that await them.  However, do not get dissuaded by the challenges as there is a thrill and an...
As the new year settles in, we can begin focusing on the challenges ahead. In the trucking industry, one of those challenges is driver recruitment and retention. With that in mind, we at The Trucking Network are readying for...
We all hate it, but it’s a part of the job…. Down time on the road.  Whether it’s caused by nature, needing an hours reset, or some other issue, down time is never fun. When it happens, we have...
The news lately has been full of stories regarding trucks losing tires and wheels. About 95% of these issues can be traced to 2 causes, both of which are easily detected by even a cursory pretrip inspection. The first and...

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