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Job Hopping, what are the effects?

Its the year 2000 and a driver has submitted an application with 5 jobs in the last 2 years. The recruiter looks at it, thinks to himself, this driver has a lot of experience, he has worked with many of our customers, he will be a good hire. Fast forward to 2018 when a recruiter…

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Safe Travels this Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. … It is recognized as a federal holiday. El Día del Trabajo en los Estados Unidos es un…

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Automation still will not replace a Truck Driver…..

Despite concerns that a rise in automated vehicles will displace significant numbers of truck drivers, a new report finds that only a modest number of truck driver jobs, if any, will be affected. The report was commissioned by the American Center for Mobility, led by Michigan State University and supported by Texas A&M Transportation Institute…

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Trouble Sleeping? Your Phone May Be to Blame

Yes, you read that headline right. According to a new study (Link), using your phone before you go to bed can disrupt your sleep schedule and prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. Specifically, the study found that those who use smartphones or tablets before bed went to bed later and had a later…

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What Memorial Days Means…a speech by Ronald Regan

Memorial Day Meaning – Reagan’s Speech President Ronald Reagan is credited with reviving the practice of honoring Memorial Day and its meaning. One of his famous speeches was given at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day in 1986. “Today is the day we put aside to remember fallen heroes and to pray that no heroes…

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Operation Safe Driver Week by Rolando Cruz

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week will take place July 15-21, 2018. Traffic safety personnel will be on the lookout for unsafe driving behaviors by commercial motor drivers as they work towards zero deaths on roadways. What are the examples of unsafe drive that enforcement officials will be looking for? Speeding Distracted…

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Scheduled Safety Checks for 2018 by Rolando Cruz Safety/Recruiting Director

Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Road Check conducts a three-day truck and bus enforcement across North America. In 2016, the special focus was on tires.  In 2017, the focus was on cargo securement. This year’s Road Check is scheduled for June 5-7 2018. The main focuswill be on hours-of-service compliance, says CVSA,…

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