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Thanksgiving Thievery Starts Sneaking In On Cargo Haul Hindsight

This year, there is a report from CargoNet that Thanksgiving is going to warm up to be yet another devastating loss for truckers, carriers, and all of logistics. The reason why has to do with thievery and how likely it is that precious cargo may be gone by tomorrow. In the last five Thanksgiving holiday periods, CargoNet has seen one hundred thirty-seven theft incidents reported of items stolen from truck…

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Supply Chain Woes Hit The West Coast, Thanks to the East Coast

From the East Coast, a small fleet owner-operator by the name of George Berry is expressing his perspective on the state of supply chains. The man himself says that from his perspective, he's been able to reach out to others in a social media group "For Truckers By Truckers." So certainly, he's been able to get the small fleet lease owners to speak. The President of the United States brought…

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Ryder System Trucking Is Now Going To Shut Down Their California Office

Ryder trucking systems are well-known for their fleet of commercial rental trucks and such. They specialize in fleet management, supply chain management, and also dedicated transportation management. They are a leader in fleet management across the board. You can see this is evident when looking at their supply chain management. As of a result, Ryder really knows what they're doing. This is tough because sometimes what they know to do…

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Aurora and PACCAR and FedEx To Create Autonomous Trucks

Aurora, Innovation has made it known that they are actively pursuing a partnership between them, FedEx, and PACCAR regarding successful turnovers in the autonomous truck industry. In this case, robots are planning to drive these trucks. After having been a little behind in the autonomous vehicle craze, Aurora is focusing on autonous ride-hails while assuming first-mover status. While their competition is trying to shoot for 2024 as far as long-haul…

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Rustjacking is an Industrywide Effort to Solve a Problem Supreme

Rustjacking will continue to wreak havoc on brakes as long as heavy-duty trucks have to deal with water. Also on road deicers. The problem for Technicians is twofold. They have the know-how to spot rust jacking and know what to do if it's found. Rustjacking Causes a Myriad of Issues for the Truck Drivers It is not only dangerous on brakes but it can, in fact, get a truck owner’s…

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Trucking Industry Impacted by 2,700-Page Infrastructure Bill

The trucking industry could be impacting by the Senate’s $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. It is touting as an expansive start toward repairing crumbling roads and bridges across the U.S. In addition, it also would put focus on finding new drivers and thus develop new ways to tax and regulate the transportation industry. Trucking Industry Figures Heavily in the Infrastructure Bill In the 2,700-page bipartisan infrastructure bill, there is a…

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Brake Inspections: More Than 1,100 Out-of-Service Violations

Brake violations, during a one-day inspection effort in May, causing the commercial motor vehicle inspectors in the U.S. to place 1,151 vehicles out of service. Moreover, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said authorities in the U.S. had inspected 8,658 vehicles. This was during its annual Brake Safety Day on May 26th. Inspections and Related Data “The inspectors did conduct their usual inspections. They also reported part-related data to CVSA for…

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Truck Insurance Increasing Is Not What We Need, Says The OOIDA!

As it turns out, there is an increase occurring in truck insurance. This is accordingly headlined by the House Highway Bill. Also known as the INVEST in America Act is scary. It shows a measure that can bring up motor carriers' minimum liability insurance. This could go anywhere from $750,000 to $2 million. There's a representative, by the name of Mike Bost. It's he who believes that there shouldn't be…

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Pay That’s Time-Based Is Going To Help Truckers All Over The Nation

To start paying truck drivers hourly is a game for those with union jobs. This type of thing isn't totally mythical either. As you can still find evidence of this system in some regional hauling and non-union local. Furthermore, that pay model is able to spread, through long-haul fleets. Not to mention the trend is also able to put a brighter spotlight through the cost of detention. Jason Eisenmann happens…

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IRS Waives Penalty For Truckers Who Sell And Use Dyed Diesel

After the whole kibosh that occurred with the Colonial Pipeline, the restart for the the pipeline has spurred all sorts of brand new developments in the transportation sector. In which case, fuel shortages have been varied and affected by the pipeline shutdown. The IRS has therefore decided to give any and all owner-operators for trucks a break by being nice. By which I mean they're not going to care about…

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