Month: April 2015

Technology Trends In The Trucking Industry

The world is changing to one where technology is integrated into almost every industry and aspect of our daily lives — and the trucking industry is no exception. As you consider the future for your trucking business, click here are some technology trends to watch.

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Roadcheck 2015 Inspection Spree Set For Early June, CVSA Releases Checklists For Drivers, Carriers

Roadcheck, the annual inspection blitz done by a joint effort of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and others, has been scheduled for June 2-4, 2015.  CVSA has published a tip sheet for carriers and drivers in preparation for this year’s Roadcheck.  Read more here.

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Trucking and Rail Industries Turn State Troopers Into Unwitting Lobbyists

A fight is playing out as Congress prepares to take up renewal of the Highway Trust Fund, which finances billions of dollars in projects for road construction, bridge repair and other infrastructure programs.  While the trucking industry will look for a way to insert language into the highway funding bill that allows bigger trucks, the railroad industry will be fighting to quash such a move.  The fund runs out of money May 31.  Read more here.

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