‘Trucking News’ Category

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

Chuck Norris Kudos to Truckers! Thank you for keeping America going through the pandemic

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... 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

7 New Social Responsibilities of Truckers; COVID-19 + July 4th

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Happy Fourth of July! As we roll into the weekend, let’s keep in mind the importance of this holiday.

The lingering presence of the Coronavirus is overwhelming. We thought it would be over by now. We were told that months of ‘shelter-in-place’ restrictions would flatten the curve for good. And that preventative practices, like... Read More

Why A Positive Dispatcher & Driver Relationship is Key

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Dispatching truck drivers is a challenging yet rewarding career path. The relationship between the two can be maintained in a healthy way through constant coaching and communication.

Dispatchers must be trained to manage any situation a driver might face over the road. They must be competent enough to walk the... Read More

5 Intangible Must Haves that Truckers Crave in the Job Market

driver sky Wow! Dan Baker, what an insightful thinker!

We can’t stop talking about the inspiring webinar this week featuring Dan Baker, so we decided to blog about it.

His wisdom and knowledge and overall-attitude about truck drivers are downright infectious! (Bad choice of words during a pandemic?)

The trucking industry moves fast. If... Read More

Why your Safety Culture will Die without Buy-In. And how to get it.

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One of the most used and sought-after business phrases in the workplace today: Buy-In. When you have a project idea, but you are not a decision-maker, you must get the approval of higher-ups to go ahead.

Before the pitch, you must begin campaigning, gathering support from like-minded co-workers who share your vision for the... Read More

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