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Motor carriers have always been the backbone of America, but perhaps it’s never been more true than it’s been in 2020. As our nation (and world) faced an unprecedented crisis, you stepped up and made sure that our shelves stayed stocked and that our first responders had the safety and medical equipment needed to address…

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I’m Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie. On Veterans Day in 1988, Ronald Reagan said …”We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who were prepared to make that sacrifice if it were demanded of them in the line of duty. . . Most of all,…

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Traton’s Scania brand is already testing hydrogen-trucks like the four with ASKO, Norway’s largest grocery wholesaler. Photo: Scania Two global commercial vehicle makers, Germany’s Traton SE and Japan’s Hino Motors Ltd., have signed a joint venture agreement to develop electric vehicles, both battery-electric and fuel-cell versions. Traton and Hino will combine their unique strengths to…

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NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER APPRECIATION WEEK America recognizes National Truck Driver Appreciation Week during the second week in September. It’s a time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work in one of the nation’s most demanding and vital jobs. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates there are one million professional men…

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We will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 7th.  We hope you all enjoy the holiday.  It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. We are already feeling the start of fall — crisp mornings, warm days, cool nights! ( Pumpkin Spice coffee)   Wherever this fall takes you, Capital Driver Leasing…

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International Roadcheck is happening after all this year. In March, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced it was postponing its annual International Roadcheck because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CVSA today announced it has rescheduled International Roadcheck for Sept. 9-11. International Roadcheck is what the CVSA calls “a 72-hour high-volume, high-visibility inspection and enforcement initiative”…

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week will proceed as scheduled, Aug. 23-29. Enforcement officials will inspect commercial motor vehicles throughout the week and vehicles found to have critical out-of-service brake violations, or other critical vehicle out-of-service inspection item violations, will be restricted from traveling until those violations are corrected. Vehicles that pass…

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The CVSA’s first enforcement event of the year began on Sunday with Safe Driver Week. This will be followed by Brake Safety Week in August and Roadcheck later this year. With so many enforcement events on the horizon, now is the time to make sure that your drivers and trucks are safe and ready to…

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has confirmed that Operation Safe Driver Week will proceed as planned this year, with enforcement scheduled for July 12-18, 2020. “It’s essential that this enforcement initiative, which focuses on identifying and deterring unsafe driving behaviors, such as speeding, go on as scheduled,” said CVSA President Sgt. John Samis with the…

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