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El Trailero News


El Trailero News • 09/01/2022

California has funds to replace your old t...

A funding of around $9 million from the Volkswagen Mitigation Program, regarding the Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks category, is available for the owners of trucks through the California`s South Coast Air Quality Management District in order to replace their diesel trucks by zero-emission vehicles. This fund is available across the state in order of arrival and, in the case of non-government companies, it will cover over 75% of the price of replacement, up to $200,000, of...

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Lawsuit against CARB withdrawn
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Lawsuit against CARB withdrawn

The Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), which represents engines companies and heavy-duty trucks, integrat...

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CARB supporting small transportation fleets towards zero-emission tech
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CARB supporting small transportation fleets towards zero-emission tech

Adopting zero-emission trucks could be a challenge for owner-operators and small fleets for different reasons such of th...

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California Truckers Affected by Environmental Changes
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California Truckers Affected by Environmental Changes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed regulation on climate and emissions might affect the trucking indu...

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CSVA`s Brake Safety Week Is Approaching
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CSVA`s Brake Safety Week Is Approaching

The Annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance`s Brake Safety Week will take place from August 21 until 27. During this p...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 09/01/2022

Be a Tech Trucker IRS Website, Quick and E...

Some people, after filing their tax return, discover that their report cannot be accepted by the IRS because they did not include the PIN number assigned to them by the IRS. They called customer service many times to try to get it, but after many unsuccessful tries, they decided to use IRS.gov. After following a few steps to create their account, they immediately got the PIN. It was a matter of five minutes. Websites, including IRS.gov, generally serve one or more purposes, such as providing in...

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Law AB5 will affect more than 70 thousand truckers in California
Taxes at the Wheel
Law AB5 will affect more than 70 thousand truckers in California

This law was approved by voters in 2018 when the state presented the proposal for this law in the elections of that year...

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Look Out For IRS Impersonation Scams
Taxes at the Wheel
Look Out For IRS Impersonation Scams

The Treasury Inspector General has been alerting individuals about identity thieves and scammers, issuing public service...

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What You Should Know About Negotiating Your Debt With The IRS
Taxes at the Wheel
What You Should Know About Negotiating Your Debt With The IRS

This topic may not apply to you, but many people are burdened by the debt they owe to the Department of Internal Revenue...

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Watch Out! Report Your Tax Return Correctly
Taxes at the Wheel
Watch Out! Report Your Tax Return Correctly

Ideally, you should file your tax return before April 18 or request an extension in order to file your returns accuratel...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 09/01/2022

Distractions on the road are a danger when...

Texting while driving is a serious safety issue, but distracted driving is about more than just your phone. Don`t get distracted by big ads, landscape, shops, or activities going on around you. Take care to eliminate distractions to focus on the road. Commercial drivers who are distracted are three times more likely to be in an accident, and driver inattention contributes to 80% of crashes. Driving requires your full attention. Focus fully on driving. Don`t let anything divert your attention, a...

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Road safety comes first
Safety at the Wheel
Road safety comes first

I find it very interesting to listen to the drivers when they tell me about the reasons why they chose the trucking prof...

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Conditioning Your Truck For This Summer
Safety at the Wheel
Conditioning Your Truck For This Summer

The intense summer heat could cause expensive damage to your vehicle if you do not prepare it well. Therefore, we share ...

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Tire Safety – Everything Rides On It!
Safety at the Wheel
Tire Safety – Everything Rides On It!

Poor tires are a frequent contributor to truck accidents. Truck tire blowouts often result in loss of control accidents ...

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Tips for Bicyclists and Pedestrians Truckers
Safety at the Wheel
Tips for Bicyclists and Pedestrians Truckers

It`s safe to say that both bicycle riders and pedestrians experience face high safety risks on the road. They do not hav...

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Transport and Technology


Transport and Technology • 07/01/2022

New Telematics of Carrier Transicold Refri...

Carrier Transicold has been equipping the company`s most popular reefer units, Vector 800 series and the X4 series, with telematics and establishing this as a standard feature. Carrier Transicold’s telematics solution has been helping refrigerated fleets to manage and keep track of trailer assets. Thanks to the web-based interface of the Carrier Transicold`s telematics solution, it is possible to know the status of cold chain assets. The temperature, location and movement of a trailer is...

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Smart Truck Technology impacts positively in the success of truck fleets
Transport and Technology
Smart Truck Technology impacts positively in the success of truck fleets

It’s a fact, technology is continually improving and trucking sector is evolving too in relation to improve differ...

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Control your tires and weight of your cargo from your cabin
Transport and Technology
Control your tires and weight of your cargo from your cabin

Stoughton’s trailers will be equipped with smart trailer technology, AirBoxOne, thanks to the partnership between ...

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Carrier Transicold provides a powerful  platform for trucking
Transport and Technology
Carrier Transicold provides a powerful platform for trucking

The eSolutions telematics platform offered by Carrier Transicold, keeps remotely tracked refrigerated trailers and truck...

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Keep trailer monitored thanks to a taillight
Transport and Technology
Keep trailer monitored thanks to a taillight

TrackLight tail lamp GPS trailer is a tracking solution developed by the 4W Telematics Trailer Tracking System together ...

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Truckers Health


Truckers Health • 09/01/2022

The maintenance and care of the trucker`s ...

The hands of any truck driver suffer from the overload and demands to which they are subjected due to their profession. They are exposed to many different types of injuries that can make it impossible for truckers to do their jobs. The most common injuries are: - Cuts - Scratches - Strain of the ligaments (sprain); - Dislocation of a finger; - Fractures - Dryness - Sunburn - Injured nails Depending on the severity of the injury, truckers should go to the doctor to make a global valuatio...

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The advantages of a truck driver who rides a bicycle
Truckers Health
The advantages of a truck driver who rides a bicycle

Truck drivers are healthy when they learn how to coordinate their favorite sport with their work. Achieving this combina...

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Do You Suffer From Burning When urinating?  No Trucker Should Go Through It
Truckers Health
Do You Suffer From Burning When urinating? No Trucker Should Go Through It

A truck driver`s job is already too physically demanding for them to still have to deal with an illness that causes so m...

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Pay Attention to Pain in Your Big Toe
Truckers Health
Pay Attention to Pain in Your Big Toe

Your feet play a fundamental role in operating a truck. They support the body’s weight when you are standing still...

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Truck Drivers Risk Their Lives in Extreme Temperatures
Truckers Health
Truck Drivers Risk Their Lives in Extreme Temperatures

The human body is capable of regulating its temperature, depending on the adverse climatic environment it is in. However...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 09/01/2022

Know the perfect alignment for your truck

 At some point, truck fleets and owners-operators might start analyzing whether the alignment of their trucks should be totally delegated to a mechanical workshop that provides this service, but also take the opportunity to receive training and enrich their knowledge on this important maintenance. For truckers it is very important to know how to fix any defect that a commercial vehicle has, this knowledge is not because they will fix it by themselves, but to be aware of what the mechanic f...

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6 ways to save money on your trucking fleet
Mechanical Tips
6 ways to save money on your trucking fleet

Being in control of all fleet expenses is extremely important to keep the business running smoothly. But sometimes unexp...

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Optimal Tire Inflation thanks to Halo tire Inflator™
Mechanical Tips
Optimal Tire Inflation thanks to Halo tire Inflator™

Having a tire under inflated is a very common problem in the trucking industry which translates to billions of dollars s...

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The difference between using pressure fittings and compression fittings
Mechanical Tips
The difference between using pressure fittings and compression fittings

When the time comes to choose a part for a truck or trailer, it’s very important to confirm its warranty and brand...

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It is recommended to clean the DPF filter every 300 to 350 thousand miles
Mechanical Tips
It is recommended to clean the DPF filter every 300 to 350 thousand miles

Detecting the best intervals to perform the maintenance of the diesel particulate filter is still very complicated for f...

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Transportation Today


Transportation Today • 08/01/2022

Updated prototype of the Tesla truck An o...

In the past days, the California highway 580 had the chance to witness the up-to-date Class 8 all-electric truck from Tesla and it caused a big impression. The comparison between Tesla Semi and current diesel trucks across the road was remarkable especially because of the vehicle`s futuristic design and distinctive sound. The vehicle produces a sound different from the other tractor trailers, is not like a roar of a massive internal combustion, it`s a very futuristic sound. People say that it`s...

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Tips to Keep Tie-Down Tools in Good Shape
Transportation Today
Tips to Keep Tie-Down Tools in Good Shape

Truck parts are subject to degradation and wear and tear from usage over time, and this remains true for cargo securemen...

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How To Create A Suitable Management Budget For Your Fleet
Transportation Today
How To Create A Suitable Management Budget For Your Fleet

Establishing and maintaining a fleet budget is crucial for the success of a company and for good fleet management perfor...

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Driving in winter is a challenge for truckers
Transportation Today
Driving in winter is a challenge for truckers

During the winter season the risks of being involve in an accident increases. For truckers these risks are even higher b...

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Goodyear Introduces New Truck Tire Monitoring Service
Transportation Today
Goodyear Introduces New Truck Tire Monitoring Service

The Goodyear Company introduced a new tire monitoring service for truck fleets called Goodyear Tire Management. This sys...

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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 09/01/2022

Attention Truckers: The relationship betwe...

Feeling a severe headache during sexual intercourse is something that has already happened to many truckers. This type of benign headache is very common and usually occurs mostly with men, in a proportion for every 4 men who suffer from it, only 1 woman suffers from it. But almost everyone has already suffered from it at some point. The intensity of the pain varies from person to person. According to what the data indicates today: - 75% of cases the headache arises after orgasm; - 25% occur i...

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Symptoms that indicate that the trucker`s testosterone level is very low
Sex at the Wheels
Symptoms that indicate that the trucker`s testosterone level is very low

This sexual hormone is mainly produced by men, although women also produce it at very low levels, and in the male case i...

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How To Maintain A Long-Distance Relationship With Your Partner
Sex at the Wheels
How To Maintain A Long-Distance Relationship With Your Partner

Many truckers who spend a few days away from home while transporting cargo find themselves in long-distance relationship...

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Room Divorce Is It a Great Solution?
Sex at the Wheels
Room Divorce Is It a Great Solution?

For those who spend hours and hours on the road behind the wheels of a truck, being able to return home to rest and slee...

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Truck Drivers Seek Sexual Stimulation
Sex at the Wheels
Truck Drivers Seek Sexual Stimulation

It`s common for many friends of the wheel to have a monotonous sexual life. Without realizing it, they may not be able ...

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Legal Topics


Legal Topics • 01/01/2021

The best lawyer for all truckers

The Law Offices of Patricio Aguirre wishes all truckers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This segment will address important issues regarding truck drivers, their trucks and other legal issues of interest to the large and important community of truck drivers every month. This coming year will be a year where assembly bill 5, a law that wants to eradicate the independent trucker, will take on more importance as a new Federal Administration enters and maintians the federal laws that still ...

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Will modern technology help reduce traffic tickets?
Legal Topics
Will modern technology help reduce traffic tickets?

The implementation of cutting-edge technology in the transportation sector has seen a lot in recent months and even year...

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Will independent Owner-Operators be ready to comply with the AB5 law?
Legal Topics
Will independent Owner-Operators be ready to comply with the AB5 law?

In January 2021, the AB5 Law will come into effect. But are owner-operators and companies prepared for that correct clas...

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What should I do if I get COVID-19 at work?
Legal Topics
What should I do if I get COVID-19 at work?

First, you must report it to your company and receive immediate medical attention. Why is it important to report it? I...

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My worker was injured and I don`t have worker`s compensation Insurance
Legal Topics
My worker was injured and I don`t have worker`s compensation Insurance

If a worker is injured on the job and you do not have workers` compensation insurance, then it`s very likely that you`l...

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The Nosey Trucker


The Nosey Trucker • 06/01/2022

Deep Vs Heard The Defamation Trial

The Johnny Depp v Amber Heard criticism preliminary has contained charges of actual attack on the two sides. Depp has incited the preliminary, but Heard is counter-suing him. The consultation is occurring in Fairfax, Virginia, before attendants, who have now heard five weeks of declaration from family, companions, surgeons, master observers and staff individuals over a significant time span of both Depp and Heard, as well as the previous couple themselves. Legal advisors for Depp have trusted ...

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The sexy Kourtney Kardashian in the cover of GQ Mexico
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The sexy Kourtney Kardashian in the cover of GQ Mexico

The mom of three looks hotter than ever. The proof of that are her photos in the Mexican edition of the magazine GQ and ...

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Beach day for Jasmine Sander
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Beach day for Jasmine Sander

Terrence J`s girlfriend, who will join Swimsuit 2019 rookie class of Sport Illustrated, chose a red and very tiny swimsu...

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Prison time for leaking Jennifer Lawrence naked photos
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Prison time for leaking Jennifer Lawrence naked photos

The man who, in 2014, made public photos of the actress without clothes, George Garofano, was found guilty about his hac...

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The Dirty Fantasy of Kanye West
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The Dirty Fantasy of Kanye West

The rapper made public a new track named “XTCY” where he revealed trough some verses a confession, his sick ...

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