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El Trailero News • 02/01/2024

New Rules for Truck Drivers in California.

On January 10th, the United States Department of Labor announced its final rule to prevent the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, marking a significant shift from the rules established during the Trump era. Practical from March 11th, the measure aims to reduce the risk of misclassifying employees. However, the trucking industry, represented by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), has expressed concerns. While OOIDA President Todd Spencer supports the...

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"SMOG CHECK" for Trucks is now a Requirement.

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced on December 18th that its innovative Clean Truck Check program will ...

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Don´t Use Drugs or You´ll Lose Your CDL
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Don´t Use Drugs or You´ll Lose Your CDL

The FMCSA has issued a warning regarding new regulations for truck drivers who test positive for drugs. Starting in late...

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CONVOY Shuts Down and Leaves a Void in the Transportation Industry
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CONVOY Shuts Down and Leaves a Void in the Transportation Industry

In October, the startup from Seattle abruptly announced its decision to put an end to its business and to all the digita...

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Want to Avoid Legal Problems? Then Do Not Disconnect your Truck’s DPF
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Want to Avoid Legal Problems? Then Do Not Disconnect your Truck’s DPF

Why shouldn´t you disconnect your truck´s DPF system? Many truckers wonder what happens if this is done. Her...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 02/01/2024

The IRS requires you to report all cash pa...

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) instructs businesses to electronically file their forms to report cash payments exceeding $10,000 starting January 1, 2024. According to the IRS, every business must electronically file Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000, instead of a paper declaration in the new year. This new requirement follows the IRS´s publication of final regulations modifying the rules for electronic filing on Form 8300. However, in those same regulations, the IRS no...

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New Season 2024: Get Ready for Your Tax Return
Taxes at the Wheel
New Season 2024: Get Ready for Your Tax Return

As tax season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would like to remind taxpayers of being proactive in filing...

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Good Tips for your Year-end Taxes
Taxes at the Wheel
Good Tips for your Year-end Taxes

Truckers, we´ll give you some tax-saving tips to keep in mind for next year. Your next tax return may not be every...

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Attention Carriers: Be Careful whit the Tax Preparator our you Choose!
Taxes at the Wheel
Attention Carriers: Be Careful whit the Tax Preparator our you Choose!

It is important to search and be careful because anyone can call themselves a tax preparer. Below, we will explain how t...

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How important is Business Accounting?
Taxes at the Wheel
How important is Business Accounting?

How important is it to have income and expense accounting in my business? Every company or business, whether large or sm...

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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 02/01/2024

Technology will help you celebrate Valenti...

Love knows no distances or borders, which is especially true for the brave truck drivers who navigate long roads, carrying the load of daily life. This Valentine´s Day, we want to pay tribute to these road heroes and provide some tips on doing something special for your partner despite the distance. 1. Virtual Connection: Harness technology to stay connected with your loved one. Schedule a surprise video call during a planned stop. This brief pause can become a memorable moment for both ...

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Financial Stress Influences Truckers Sexual Performance
Sex at the Wheels
Financial Stress Influences Truckers Sexual Performance

Financial stress not only tightens wallets, but can also negatively impact the sexual health of truckers. Monetary conce...

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Truck Drivers have 6 Gift ideas for this Christmas
Sex at the Wheels
Truck Drivers have 6 Gift ideas for this Christmas

Christmas is coming, a time that makes us happy and increase desire to be with our families. After an intense and diffic...

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The Best Time of the Day for a Truck Driver to have Sex
Sex at the Wheels
The Best Time of the Day for a Truck Driver to have Sex

How interesting is this topic, truckers? Attention, truck drivers! According to experts and studies carried out, the bes...

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Smartphones are destroying Trucker relationships
Sex at the Wheels
Smartphones are destroying Trucker relationships

Although many positive things can be done using a smartphone, many people end up abusing the use of that device and dete...

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Transport and Technology


Transport and Technology • 01/01/2024

California Heads Toward a Zero-Emission Gr...

Amidst growing awareness of environmental impact, significant changes are being made in how trucks operate, particularly in California. This state, known for sustainable initiatives, has implemented innovative measures to reduce truck emissions, making it a leader in the move towards a greener future. Pioneering Measures in California: • Fleet Electrification: California is at the forefront of the electric truck revolution, taking the lead in embracing these vehicles and propelling them t...

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The Main Advantages of Using Telematics for Truck Fleets
Transport and Technology
The Main Advantages of Using Telematics for Truck Fleets

 Fleet companies gain many benefits with the use of telematics on their company besides of only tracking vehicles. ...

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Electric trucks and their repair cost
Transport and Technology
Electric trucks and their repair cost

If on the one hand the maintenance of an EV truck is cheaper compared to diesel truck, on the other hand when carrying o...

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A new software to optimize the delivery and collection of cargo
Transport and Technology
A new software to optimize the delivery and collection of cargo

A software that generates optimized pick-up and delivery routes for irregular route delivery fleets was developed by Car...

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The transportation industry is always at the forefront
Transport and Technology
The transportation industry is always at the forefront

Nowadays, companies related to the transport industry that do not update run the risk of being left behind and forgotten...

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Truckers Health


Truckers Health • 01/01/2024

Truckers, Take a Journey Toward a Healthie...

As per studies, truck drivers have a longer life expectancy if they adopt healthy eating habits. However, truckers face a challenging lifestyle; their overall well-being is closely tied to their eating and resting habits. Poor nutrition and inadequate sleep not only trigger fatigue and deplete energy, but can also lead to long-term health issues, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. This includes gastrointestinal issues, imminent in truckers who regularly consume fast...

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Different Generations of Truckers and Their Different Diseases
Truckers Health
Different Generations of Truckers and Their Different Diseases

The four generations of truckers – Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z – are connected...

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Do you know the technique to fall asleep in seconds?
Truckers Health
Do you know the technique to fall asleep in seconds?

Trouble falling asleep is something that many truckers complain about, either because they are so stressed after spendin...

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The 7 healthy life resolutions for a trucker this 2023
Truckers Health
The 7 healthy life resolutions for a trucker this 2023

It`s the ideal time for all truckers to review what happened to them during the past 2022 and start a new year focusing ...

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Why do truckers have to eat early?
Truckers Health
Why do truckers have to eat early?

We know that the truckers` routine is very demanding, it takes time for them to lead a healthy life as they should, but ...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 02/01/2024

Truckers: The Guardians of the Road.

Most truck drivers are well-versed in safety matters, having received safety training at some point, either in driving school, at the companies they´ve worked for, or online. They take the responsibility of their profession seriously. The issue is that not all drivers know or take it seriously, which should put us on alert. Unfortunately, it´s common to see drivers of private vehicles (small cars), motorcycles, and other vehicles recklessly maneuvering among trucks or dangerously cut...

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We are already in the most Wonderful time of the Year
Safety at the Wheel
We are already in the most Wonderful time of the Year

You can almost hear the Christmas carols chiming in your ears. But is it really the most wonderful time of the year? If ...

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Be Careful! Black Ice Season on the Roads
Safety at the Wheel
Be Careful! Black Ice Season on the Roads

Winter is just around the corner for most of the country. Ice, rain, fog and slippery roads pose a big risk for the brav...

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Don´t let the Road Catch you by Surprise
Safety at the Wheel
Don´t let the Road Catch you by Surprise

Many drivers seem to forget that they must change their way of driving to deal with the dangerous conditions that winter...

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Everything was going well, until...
Safety at the Wheel
Everything was going well, until...

Despite all the precautions that we can take in our work driving a commercial vehicle, there are many factors that could...

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Transportation Today


Transportation Today • 11/01/2023

How to Avoid fine for Overweight Trucks

In addition to the mechanical problems related to an overweight truck, such as excess consumption of fuel, damage to the axle, increased wear and tear, and the truck driver´s safety, this overweight can also lead to financial losses to fleet companies or owners-operators because of the potential of high fines. Every trucker, owner-operator or lease owner should ensure the safety of their heavy vehicles and try to avoid high fines. That´s why, we will share some tips to help you keep...

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Automatic trucks conquer the American highways
Transportation Today
Automatic trucks conquer the American highways

The advantages of choosing automatic trucks for a fleet company are numerous. The trucking industry is experiencing a d...

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Drivers with cell phones behind the wheel are a danger
Transportation Today
Drivers with cell phones behind the wheel are a danger

There are drivers that forget about road safety, many of them drive with their cell phones in hand. Unfortunately, the n...

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Changes in Transportation in Relation to the Four Generations:
Transportation Today
Changes in Transportation in Relation to the Four Generations:

Baby Boomers – Includes those born between 1945 and 1964, after the Second World War. The name baby boomer came ab...

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We will finally see a Tesla Semi in action on the road
Transportation Today
We will finally see a Tesla Semi in action on the road

The 5-year wait coupled with the great expectation of the trucking industry regarding the Tesla truck has come to an end...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 12/01/2023

Is your truck ready for the winter season?

Truck drivers, you still have time to get your heavy vehicles prepared for the coldest season of the year. There a lot to parts to be checked but if you start now a meticulous inspection of your truck you will ready to deal with the challenges in the road provoked by the winter. That´s why we prepare the following checklists: 1- Verify the Air System: a) Drain air tanks daily, especially the wet tank; b) Remove restrictions and kinks from system plumbing; c) Replace air hoses that look...

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INSPECT YOUR AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM TO PREVENT MISHAPS
Mechanical Tips
INSPECT YOUR AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM TO PREVENT MISHAPS

Since air suspension was introduced to trucks and trailers many decades ago, driving conditions and load stability have ...

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Truck drivers, are your heavy vehicles ready for winter?
Mechanical Tips
Truck drivers, are your heavy vehicles ready for winter?

The best way to avoid the regret of dealing with problems and consequences caused by the winter on the vehicles, because...

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Know the perfect alignment for your truck
Mechanical Tips
Know the perfect alignment for your truck

 At some point, truck fleets and owners-operators might start analyzing whether the alignment of their trucks shoul...

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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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Real State Over The Road


Real State Over The Road • 05/01/2023

Truckers who rent, avoid the rental trap i...

Many truckers today are renters, likely facing a major decision each year: renewing their current lease on the house or apartment. This year is no different. But before you focus too much on the options, it helps to understand the true costs of renting in the future, as they will be very high. In the past year, both current renters and new renters have seen their rent go up based on information from realtor.com: “Three out of four renters (74.2%) who have moved in the past 12 months repo...

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How much will you need for a down payment on a new House?
Real State Over The Road
How much will you need for a down payment on a new House?

As a trucker you dream of buying a house and keeping your family under a safe roof. If you`re getting ready to buy your ...

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Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future
Real State Over The Road
Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future

There are many people thinking about buying a home, but with everything affecting the economy, some are wondering if it`...

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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
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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Prison time for leaking Jennifer Lawrence naked photos
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 Dirty Fantasy of Kanye West
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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