6 Truck Driver Assistance Technologies That Save Lives

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6 Truck Driver Assistance Technologies That Save Lives

              Many newer model trucks come equipped with certain driver assistance technology, such as lane departure warnings. The goal of these systems is to reduce accidents, injuries, and fatalities on the road. Given that human error causes many crashes, driver assistance technology helps address this issue. Lane departure warnings.

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5 Innovative Comfort Gadgets for the Long Haul Trucker

            Truck drivers spend hours of their day on the road. Several factors that come with the job such as sitting for prolonged periods, cold coffee, and lukewarm food can lead to massive discomfort in a short amount of time. However, with the help of innovative tools and helpful apps,

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How to Prepare Truck Drivers for the 2019 International Roadcheck

          Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds an International Roadcheck event to inspect common areas of safety violations in trucking. This year, the event will run from June 4-6 and will focus on steering and suspension. These two components are critical to the safe operation of a commercial

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Regulatory Questions Left Unanswered in 2014

The strengthening economy in 2014 boosted rates and profits in trucking, but this all took place amid ongoing legislative and regulatory uncertainty. Below are a few of the issues recently announced or left to resolve in 2015: Expiration of Terrorism program (TRIA) – Congress failed to act on a bill that was already approved by

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POODLE – Keep Safe With Current Browsers And Updates

Computer viruses, malware and Trojan horses are cause for concern with any business. One of the most recent is something called “POODLE”, a seeming innocent name for a potentially problematic issue. POODLE is a man-in-the-middle attack protocol. Before we delve into it, let’s review the best way to stop it. Make sure you’re using a

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Today is the Last Day for the NJ Tax Compliance Program

August 28, 2014   The New Jersey Treasury, Division of Taxation is offering a voluntary compliance program that will end Aug. 28, so it’s time to come forward to register your business and file appropriate taxes in New Jersey. If you are an out-of-state motor carrier company (common carrier) conducting pickups or deliveries in New

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PMTA Adds ‘Career Center’ Feature to Website

June 23, 2014       The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association (PMTA) announced the addition of a new feature to their website, “Career Center”. This feature will help PMTA members who are looking for a new job, as well as those who are looking for candidates to fill job openings.   To learn more about the

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