The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2020 Operation Safe Driver Week will go on as scheduled, July 12-18. During this week-long traffic enforcement safety initiative, law enforcement personnel throughout North America will be looking for drivers who are engaging in unsafe driving behaviors on our roadways. Identified drivers will be pulled over by law enforcement […]

No AB5 in California

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No AB5 in California

In the first court decision on AB5’s validity, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that the new California gig-work law does not apply to truck drivers because it is preempted by federal law. Judge William Highberger wrote that owner-operator truck drivers should not be reclassified as employees under AB5 and the California […]

TA bought Celadon Company

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Celadon shuttering operations, announced Monday via trucking’s largest Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing to-date, is expected to displace thousands of drivers as the company winds down in the weeks ahead, but it also means pulling more than 3,000 trucks and tractors – and nearly 10,000 trailers – off the highway. Those trucks – at least how […]

Have you prepared for Winter Truck Driving?

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Have you prepared for Winter Truck Driving?

There are some good tips from one of our drivers:   TOOLS TO HELP TRUCK DRIVERS WITH CONDITIONS There are some things I carry on my truck every winter to help deal with winter conditions. From helping to deal with visibility to getting unstuck, these items, in my opinion, are essential. A shovel. Accumulating and […]

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week Nov 3 – Nov 10

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Warning Signs of Drowsiness and Fatigue If you: 1. Can’t remember the last few miles driven, 2. Have wandering or disconnected thoughts, 3. Experience difficulty focusing or keeping your eyes open, 4. Have trouble keeping your head up, 5. Drift from lanes or hit a rumble strip, 6. Yawn repeatedly, 7. Tailgate or miss traffic […]

Speeding Deaths Increase with Higher Limits

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Speeding-related fatalities have increased with rising posted limits, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In 2017, 37,133 people in the U.S. died in traffic accidents, but 1,934 of them would still be alive if speed limits had not changed since 1993. Over the past 25 years, the study attributes a […]

New Love’s Truck Stop in Brownsville, TX

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The Brownsville Love’s location is great for truck drivers traveling across southern Texas with truckloads. This truck stop serves truckers traveling along Highway 48 that goes down to Port Isabel toward South Padre Island, in an area also known as Deep South Texas. The truck stop will be open 24 hours a day, seven days […]