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Memorial Day

“One-hundred-thirty-seven years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed..

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Compliance Question of the Week

Must I give any new driver applicant a “road test” as part of the hiring process? Answer: Yes, under 49 CFR 391.31 and 391.33 a road test must be given.

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TRUCKING IS A COMPETITION TOO! IN NEW ENGLAND WE GO FOR IT.

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Compliance Question of the Week

Compliance Question of the Week Question: : Must I give any new driver applicant a “road test” as part of the hiring process? Answer: Yes, under 49 CFR 391.31 and 391.33 a road test must be given. According to 391.33, you may use a copy of the valid driver’s license to satisfy the requirement BUT…

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Rhode Island Considers Banning Trucks On Secondary Roads, Reportedly To Force Them To Use Toll Roads

Truck-Only Toll Sparks Outcry Among Truckers The truck-only toll legislation was signed into law by Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo  in February of 2016 in spite of strong outcry from the trucking industry. Raimondo justified tolling only truck drivers (many of whom are from out-of-state) because she says that they do most of the damage to…

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ARE YOU READY FOR SAFE DRIVER WEEK?

Are You Ready for Safe Driver Week? AUGUST 10, 2017 – This year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week will begin on October 15 and continue through October 21, 2017.  During this 7-day time frame, law enforcement officials throughout the country will pull over approximately 20,000 Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV) and…

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The Declaration of Independence…still a good read

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which…

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Memorial Day

One-hundred-thirty-seven years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed — it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.” — Doc Hastings

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Here are some key ingredients to having a good relationship with your dispatcher:

You, the driver, are easy to get along with. You, the driver, are willing to do whatever the dispatcher needs done. You, the driver, understand that you don’t always have “the big picture” of what your dispatcher is working on. You, the driver, take responsibility for your own mistakes and shortcomings. You, the driver, do…

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Here's what america's trucking industry has planned for 2017 by Deanne Winslett

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