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El Trailero News


El Trailero News • 07/01/2022

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 period, the North American Standard Level I and V Inspections will be applied by the inspectors to collect data related to brakes and report this information to the CVSA. The results will be released in the fall season. During roadside inspections, the most common vehicle violations are related to brake infractions. In the last three years, the data gathered by the trucks` bra...

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$463 Million For Highway Safety Programs
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$463 Million For Highway Safety Programs

The FMSCA will grant about $463 million to states via safety programs to decrease incidents, fatalities, crashes, and in...

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Speed Limiters for Commercial Trucks Could Be a Reality
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Speed Limiters for Commercial Trucks Could Be a Reality

Once again, the FMSCA is considering mandating speed limiters for commercial vehicles and heavy trucks. The administrati...

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It`s the End of 2009 Trucks in California! No More Renovations
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It`s the End of 2009 Trucks in California! No More Renovations

According to an analysis by RigDig® Business Intelligence, 75,951 2007-2009 model year trucks have been operating in...

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Past 2021 FMCSA Infractions
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Past 2021 FMCSA Infractions

The FMCSA violation data numbers in relation to 2021 were released and revealed alarming information, including a DOT au...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 07/01/2022

Look Out For IRS Impersonation Scams

The Treasury Inspector General has been alerting individuals about identity thieves and scammers, issuing public service announcements to educate taxpayers about the continuing threat of IRS impersonation scams. According to spokesmen for the Treasury Inspector for Administration (TIGTA), there is a network of individuals who make telephone calls to the public posing as IRS employees, with the intention of persuading unsuspecting taxpayers to reveal their personal identification information so ...

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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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The IRS and its criminal investigations section in action
Taxes at the Wheel
The IRS and its criminal investigations section in action

The IRS Criminal Investigations (CI) section serves the American public by investigating potential criminal violations o...

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Tax problems? Receive help directly from the IRS
Taxes at the Wheel
Tax problems? Receive help directly from the IRS

How long have you had tax problems? Today after many years the IRS is ready to provide assistance to solve those problem...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 07/01/2022

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 the following tips to help you take care of your vehicle this summer: Tires: High temperatures can cause your vehicle`s tires to explode, in addition to accelerating tire wear and reducing grip. If you are an interstate driver, then it is critical that you monitor your tire pressure and tread depth constantly as your vehicle will be working in extreme and variable temperatures...

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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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The Lifeguard on 18 Wheels
Safety at the Wheel
The Lifeguard on 18 Wheels

Some experienced drivers have the misconception that their driving skills guarantee that nothing will happen to them bec...

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My cargo was stolen!
Safety at the Wheel
My cargo was stolen!

Cargo theft is a problem that costs trucking companies hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Until recently, unless...

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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 • 07/01/2022

Do You Suffer From Burning When urinating?...

A truck driver`s job is already too physically demanding for them to still have to deal with an illness that causes so much discomfort and inconvenience as burning when urinating. It`s something that could affect their long days on the road. This condition affects many people and occurs when urine comes into contact with the mucosa lining the urethra, when it is inflamed or irritated, causing the urethral peristalsis and the detrusor muscle to contract, causing burning and pain. Whether of inf...

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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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The pain behind trucker`s knees
Truckers Health
The pain behind trucker`s knees

Many truckers have already experienced pain or discomfort behind the knee. Although there are different causes, they gen...

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Strange symptoms of stress that any trucker can have
Truckers Health
Strange symptoms of stress that any trucker can have

When we think about stress, it is immediately related to something completely negative, even more so for truckers, espec...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 03/01/2022

6 ways to save money on your trucking flee...

Being in control of all fleet expenses is extremely important to keep the business running smoothly. But sometimes unexpected expenses arise that affect any forecast the company might have for that period. Saving can be a great help to be prepared for possible unforeseen events. 6 tips that can help any truck fleet to save money: - Evaluating whether it is more convenient to retread the tires or change them for new ones: In Latin American countries we have the habit of using retreaded tires be...

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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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Parasitic loads could drain your truck`s battery
Mechanical Tips
Parasitic loads could drain your truck`s battery

This is an important concern that any fleet should worry about, especially in cases that requires trucks to be parked fo...

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Transportation Today


Transportation Today • 06/01/2022

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 securement equipment, as well. Hence, it is mandatory to check these parts periodically and to ensure they still comply with regulations. Trucking companies must provide maintenance training to their drivers so they can perform routine inspections of their cargo security equipment, such as straps, chains, and more. If a defective equipment is identified during a DOT inspection, the t...

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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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Transportation in the USA is in trouble due to lack of drivers
Transportation Today
Transportation in the USA is in trouble due to lack of drivers

 The current lack of drivers and trucks in the transportation sector has never been seen in U.S history. In the las...

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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 07/01/2022

How To Maintain A Long-Distance Relationsh...

Many truckers who spend a few days away from home while transporting cargo find themselves in long-distance relationships. For some couples, maintaining a long-distance relationship is easy, but for others, not so much. Although physical presence is only overcome once the truck driver returns from the road, it`s possible to alleviate this issue with all the technological resources available, such as video calls, messaging services, photos, etc. All these online tools are a great way to stay in...

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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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Promiscuity can destroy the life of any trucker
Sex at the Wheels
Promiscuity can destroy the life of any trucker

Being promiscuous is having a compulsive sexual behavior. It is being a person who does not stop having sexual fantasies...

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8 tips to get over a breakup
Sex at the Wheels
8 tips to get over a breakup

Ending a relationship is not easy for anyone, not even for truck drivers, as it has a great emotional impact on anyone`s...

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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
The Nosey Trucker
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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