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FMCSA expands COVID-19 emergency declaration for truck transportation

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s emergency declaration regarding HOS and other rules related to trucking for COVID-19, is extended until June 14. Emergency relief of Parts 390 through 399 of the FMCSRs are conceded to drivers and motor carriers that closely provide assistance of relation to relief efforts to the COVID-19 national emergency. Assistance during the pandemic include transporting basic supplies and helping essential services such as the following: - COVID-19’s equipment and medical supplies (testing, diagnosis and treatment); - COVID-19’s community sanitation, safety and prevention supplies and equipment (gloves, hand sanitizer, disinfectants, masks and soap); - Restocking supplies of stores and distribution centers (paper products and food); - Raw materials necessary for the three previous categories, such as alcohol, plastic and paper. - Liquified gases (for cooling and refrigeration systems); - Fuel; - Supplies, equipment and people needed for COVID-19 related facilities (housing, isolation, quarantine) Commercial deliveries are not included in the emergency declaration, not even the mixed loads qualify for it.  ...

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FMCSA`s Final Rule about Driving Hours

After a long process beginning back in February 2018, OOIDA&...

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The impact of COVID-19 on the transportation economy

It’s still too early to get a complete picture and dat...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 06/01/2020

The War Against the Invisible Enemy - Defense Plan

As a long-distance trucker, you spend many hours alone in the cab of your truck. However, there are still risks of exposure to COVID-19, such as having contact with warehouse employees, truck stops, part stores, garages, truck washes and tire shops. When loading diesel, we recommend that you use lat...

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Safety at the Wheel
Are you angry with so many drug tests?

 With support from our years of experience in transportation, we will take this opportunity to inform you of the al...

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Safety at the Wheel
How to achieve success as an owner operator

Sometimes owner-operators end up being their worst enemies in the business and do things that lead them to be unsuccessf...

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Safety at the Wheel
When the forklift falls from the trailer

Have you ever seen or heard of a truck leaving the docks while still having the forklift inside the trailer or having th...

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Safety at the Wheel
Cargo Insurance - Full coverage?

It sounds impressive and it seems that we are shielded to any type of claim related to cargo. But be careful as this doe...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 06/01/2020

Offer in Compromise and Negotiations with the IRS

 The studies and analysis on the situation of the increased unemployment in the country are alarming. A deep decline in the economy is forecasted in the short term and there are no signs that the situation will improve without first getting worse. In other words, we must reduce expenses and rea...

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Taxes at the Wheel
Truckers, benefits and IRS vs. Coronavirus

In most of President Trump´s latest press conferences, he mentions that truck drivers are the heroes fighting the ...

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Taxes at the Wheel
IRS Announces Offensive Against High Incomes

If you had an income of $100,000 or more and have not submitted your tax report to the Internal Revenue Service in a yea...

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Taxes at the Wheel
Countdown: Tax Report You`re ready!

Among the classification of different types of businesses, we have independent owners or a single member of a Limited La...

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Taxes at the Wheel
March 15 - Tax date for Corporations and LLC

I have a complete mess of papers with diesel and repair receipts. The confusion is such that I don`t know where to start...

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Truckers Health


Truckers Health • 06/01/2020

Truckers, learn how to improve your immune system

These days, a trucker’s health concerns is greater than ever. So, it’s necessary that your body has defenses and is immune to this virus that is taking so many innocent lives. The first thing to do is strengthen your defenses against viral infections. If the truckers’ immune syste...

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Truckers Health
6 steps to take care of a wound

Trucker´s job involves direct physical contact with his cargos and all the mechanical devices that are necessary t...

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Truckers Health
COVID-19 SERIAL KILLER

Last December, the entire world started hearing about the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, it was an outbreak of a r...

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Truckers Health
Tobacco and the oral health of truck drivers

Smoking tobacco can bring serious damage and consequences for the life of truckers, especially for their oral organ whic...

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Truckers Health
Truck driver`s irregular dreaming and its consequences

Thanks to their activities and work routine, a truck driver’s dream is affected, as well as their daily tasks. The...

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Transport and Technology


Transport and Technology • 06/01/2020

During COVID-19, don’t lose your phone signal

For all truckers it is extremely important to maintain a good connection while they are on the road. Specially during this pandemic period. To work properly and being able to access all the apps related to cargo transportation and having company calls. But also, to being in touch with the family dur...

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Transport and Technology
Safety Notifications in the palm of your hand

The trucker app, Drivewyze® Preclear, helps truck drivers and fleets save money and time by providing them bypass we...

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Transport and Technology
The new electric transmissions for trucks

The transportation industry is completely captivated by electrification technology for CMVs, especially on Allison Trans...

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Transport and Technology
Tech Features Providing Fleets with more Safety

KeepTruckin, a fleet management platform that the ELD application is their mainstay and that has more than has a million...

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Transport and Technology
PRECO Electronics helps monitor truck blind spots

PreView Side Defender®II is able now to monitor and identify VRU (vulnerable road users) and ignore unmoving objects...

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Legal Topics


Legal Topics • 06/01/2020

How do I know if I am an Independent contractor or employee?

Company owners consider it important to correctly define whether the people who collaborate and provide services with them are independent contractors or employees. But it’s very common for employers to misclassify their truck drivers as "independent contractors." Unfortunately, mo...

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Legal Topics
Will replacing my attorney cost me money?

Many truckers wonder whether or not they should replace their lawyer with another simply because they are unsatisfied wi...

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Legal Topics
What should I do if I get hurt at work?

If you are employed by a company, report your accident to your supervisor immediately. There are many cases where employ...

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Legal Topics
Warning, truckers! What you should do after an accident

1. The first is to STOP! When involved in a crash, do not leave the scene until you speak and exchange information wi...

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Legal Topics
New Regulations Threatens Owner-Operators

Through the FMCSA, the federal government proposes to implement new regulations in the United States cargo transportatio...

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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 06/01/2020

Truckers, want to try the 5 most erotic games?

Truckers don`t have to be experts in Kamasutra to make their sex life spicier. It is possible to maintain passion in the relationship if you know these daring sexual games and put them into practice. They will surely give your minds a break from all the stress generated by driving a truck in traffic...

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Do truckers have a lot of sexual fantasies?

Having sexual fantasies is very normal, almost everyone has them. It is very likely that truckers in their attempt to ge...

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Sex at the Wheels
Do truckers like erotic or relaxing massages?

A trucker’s stress is related to their type of work. They must face heavy traffic on a daily basis and constant da...

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Sex at the Wheels
6 mistakes no trucker should make during sex

The lack of information on issues related to sex, poor communication between couples or the idealization of a sexual act...

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Sex at the Wheels
Zero tolerance for macho truckers

Under no circumstances should sexist behaviors be accepted by truckers, whether on the road, truck stop, restaurant, or ...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 05/01/2020

Mack introduces a smoother Command Steer

A new promise from Mack Trucks will add an electric motor to their hydraulic steering column. This effortlessly steering system, named Command Steer, will be launching in June for the Class 8 Anthem and pledges to decrease drivers’ effort by 85%. The Command Steer works by collecting data fr...

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Mechanical Tips
New Technologies will save you lots of money on good maintenance

All fleets companies are already familiar with these devices and now everybody in the sector is looking for more ways to...

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Mechanical Tips
Save lots of money by doing the oil change yourself

Thanks to Fumoto SX-Series Engine Oil Drain valve. Which it`s built and composed by the oil flow control body and the th...

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Mechanical Tips
How important are hub caps and seals?

Every trucker knows how important it is that their trucks’ hub assembly has enough oil for its function. We will e...

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Mechanical Tips
Is your cooling system ready for summer?

In order for an engine to operate properly, its cooling system must operate in an adequate temperature range recommended...

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Transportation Today


Transportation Today • 04/06/2020

Why does the ECM have to be connected to the ELD?

During the last few years, a lot of information has been shared regarding about the use of the ELDs, but do truckers know how does an ECM and ELD work together? We will share 5 interesting facts: 1- The ELD needs to be completely synchronized with engine of the CMV to further control a driver`s dri...

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Transportation Today
How will the AB 5 affect your business?

California truckers face a new law that will restrict how and when a transportation company can hire an owner-operator. ...

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Transportation Today
Don`t sign a Lease Agreement if you don`t fully understand it!

Truckers friends, it is extremely important to understand all the points and clauses that appear in a lease agreement (c...

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Transportation Today
Do you know how to distribute your shipment load?

A question many of us don’t know how to answer, despite the many years working in transportation. Problems arise v...

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Transportation Today
Load Connex: The Solution to your Transportation Business

The transportation industry is constantly evolving through the inclusion of technology, which aims to facilitate work, r...

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The Nosey Trucker


The Nosey Trucker • 01/01/2019

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 her behind the scenes pictures that she posted on Instagram. The results of the photo shoot, in addition to Kourtney`s photos, are pictures full of lust, where she posed in a very...

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The Nosey Trucker
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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The Nosey Trucker
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 Nosey Trucker
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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The Nosey Trucker
Kendall Jenner and her super hot selfie

Once again the model seduced her followers in her social networks; this time she posted a photo of her in a very sexy po...

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