‘Trucking News’ Category

“It’s More than Rain.” Three Tractors Overturned, My Driver Made the Right Call

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With hurricane season upon us, it’s time to talk about inclement weather. As a former dispatcher, I have seen many severe tractor-trailer accidents that easily could have been avoided.  I used to pass around a phrase to my drivers any time the weather started to turn: “It’s more than rain.”

“It’s more than rain.”

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What Your Drivers Need to Know About CVSA’s Upcoming Brake Safety Week

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Pre- and post-trip inspections are always an essential practice, but especially so during Brake Safety Week. Throughout the week of August 23-29, 2020, CMVs will be subject to inspection; if violations are found, they will be placed out of service until corrected.

Roadside inspections always... Read More

Nuclear Verdicts Entice Fraudsters in New Trucking Exploitation Scheme

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The term “Billboard Attorney” describes those aggressive and high-energy lawyers who thrive on huge lawsuits. They are pictured standing atop a tractor-trailer shouting, “Have you been injured in a Big Truck Accident? Call Me!” Their commercial ends with a “1-800” number and promises fortunes to accident... Read More

Infinit-I Workforce Solution’s Michael Shipman Donates Hundreds of KN95 Masks to Small Fleets

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Infinit-I Workforce Solutions proudly introduces Michael Shipman. Michael is an account executive with Infinit-I. He spends his days bringing in new businesses and overseeing renewals. His favorite part of the job, he tells us, is going out to visit the fleets.

At Infinit-I, we aim not only to provide stellar service, but... Read More

Top 5 Surprising Ways Lawyers Attack Trucking Companies – Know Your Risk

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Every trucking company knows the risk involved with hauling an 80,000 lb. machine down the highway. Don’t feel hindered, however, by the mountain of liabilities. Simply be prepared. Below are the weaknesses that prosecuting attorneys will try to take advantage of in the event of an accident.

Driver Fatigue

Every decent truck driver knows to... Read More

How to Sue a Trucking Company and Win Big – The Impact of Rising Nuclear Verdicts

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The American Transportation Research Institute, verdict awards between 2010 to 2018  rose 51.7% annually. This number is astronomical when compared to standard inflation which grew 1.7% during the same time period. The highest awarded verdict in this time period was $91 million. Albeit an outlier, its existence proves the possibility for your... Read More

Chuck Norris Says “Thank You, Truckers!” In This Touching Video

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The coronavirus has challenged sectors across America, but one sector has proven the lifeblood of the American economy and kept it going: American truckers. They have risked their own personal safety, and they have done a lot of hard work; keeping the U.S.... Read More

Increase Fuel Efficiency and Lower Maintenance Costs – Legislation Passed to Improve U.S. Highways

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The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956, signed into law by Dwight D Eisenhower, allowed $25 billion to construct a roadway system to efficiently connect the states. The bill is also known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act; its purpose to allow access for military defense during war.

While most... 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

Gearing Up for Safe Driver Week; Preparing Drivers for Speeding Blitz

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is an international effort between industry participants, focused on improving roadway safety. They maintain efforts to educate all drivers in several categories, including International Roadchecks, Brake Safety, Hazardous Materials, etc.

The Operation Safe Driver Program was created by... Read More

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