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Spotted Lanternfly: Operating Without a Permit Could Cost You $20,000

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Add another quarantine to the list of 2020’s challenges to overcome. This year, the state of Pennsylvania has nearly doubled the number of counties placed under quarantine due to the spotted lanternfly. This travel quarantine applies to 26 Pennsylvania counties through which commercial vehicle operators must be permitted to... Read More

Go Green: How Online Training Saves You Time, Money, and Resources

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The most precious commodity. Online training offers numerous ways to increase your efficiency; the most effective being through online orientation.

Traditional in-person orientation for a trucker is about 3 days on average. Every day that one of your drivers is sitting in a classroom and not on the road is potentially 500 miles per new... Read More

8% of Truck Drivers Could Lose Their Job if their Employers Do This To Save Money

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In the interest of lowering CSA scores and insurance premiums, many trucking companies are making procedural changes. One of which includes switching from the traditional urine drug test to the more accurate and detailed hair follicle test.

A urine drug screen may only return accurate results if a controlled substance was used within the previous... Read More

It’s a Trap! Safe Driver Week – Speeding Blitz.

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Safe Driver Week is upon us once again; this year’s focus is speeding. The industry expects to see an increase in the number of citations and warnings issued this week compared to normal. Especially since excessive speeds have become common during the pandemic.

Infinit-I Workforce Solutions is working to support trucking... Read More

Out-perform, Out-shine, and Out-grow your Current Safety Culture

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Through the first half of 2020, the trucking industry has made major adjustments to a “new normal.” Our procedures have evolved to maintain efficiency in a wounded economic environment. And yet, we survived.

Resistance to change is common, as amendments to the status quo can be challenging. Stepping outside our comfort zone, however, is an... Read More

Why You Should Be Focused on Your Employee’s Cultural Relationships Now More Than Ever

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Truck drivers are in high demand, and they know it. Because of the driver shortage, truck drivers expect more from their employers than ever before.

You must become the kind of company a driver wants to work for.

Truckers move fast.  Formalities disappear when communication is hurried.  In the rush, sometimes we forget to see each other... Read More

28 Things Every Employer Should Do While Employees Are Heading Back To Work

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After a very informative webinar this week, we’ve decided to dive deeper into your strategic reopening. In case you missed the meeting, check it out here.

We spoke with Attorney Monica Narvaez about all the things employers should consider as employees return to work. While all her suggestions were thought-provoking, some were downright... Read More

FMCSA is Changing HOS… Again! 4 New HOS Rules.

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It’s been difficult to adjust to all the changes released by the FMCSA lately. The trucking industry would never have predicted the DOT to relax hours of service regulations. And yet, here we are. Scrambling to research, read, and absorb all the legal jargon thrown our way.

A docket for the outline of the final ruling has been released.... Read More

Uber Freight and CloudTrucks give Truckers New Opportunities

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Truckers have hit hard times; the Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the trucking industry. Many out of work truck drivers are turning to Uber, working in rideshare while the freight market in their sector is struggling.

Instead of sitting idle, they work for Uber because they can earn quick cash with little or no startup costs. An Uber... Read More

CSA Score Reduction, How to Challenge FMCSA Crash Rulings

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Compliance, Safety, Accountability. Professional drivers and trucking companies know this acronym all too well. The CSA program was designed to rank professional drivers based on their performance and safe driving.

If a driver is involved in an accident, they are awarded CSA points. The amount of CSA points given are based on the... Read More

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