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New Bill Offers Tax Credits & Grants to Truck Drivers

Whether you recruit truck drivers, are a truck driver, or you’re about to take your CDL test, these truck driver tax credits may be of interest to you! If you’re a truck driver or considering a new career in trucking, keep reading. A new bill proposing some impressive financial incentives for those in the transportation industry…

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CVSA’S Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative

Human trafficking is something we don’t always think about in the context of transportation issues; however, human trafficking is one of the greatest atrocities of the 21st century. As many as 24.9 million men, women and children are sold into prostitution, domestic servitude, or other forced labor around the globe. As commercial motor vehicle drivers…

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2022 move over. it’s the law.

Since 2017, there have been 149 law enforcement officers killed in traffic-related incidents. Join the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and our state highway safety partners in ending roadside fatalities of law enforcement officers and all first responders by increasing awareness of “Move Over” laws through the Move Over. It’s…

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Memorial Day

Warm wishes to you and your family on Memorial Day. Our deepest gratitude goes to our beloved sons and daughters who gave us a chance to make this world a better place.

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Summer Driving Tips

For many of us, summertime usually means vacations and summer road trips. Now is a good time to review these summer driving safety tips. A little planning and some safety checks might spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown — or worse, a highway crash. Summer Changes Air Conditioning As the temperature…

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Roadcheck 2022 focuses on wheel ends

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance blitz runs May 17-19. Find out how to avoid the most frequent violations on the road. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has set the dates for its 2022 International Roadcheck, the 72-hour blitz of commercial vehicle inspections across North America. From May 17 to May 19, law enforcement…

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Truckers Respond to Plans for Apprenticeship Pilot Program

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A newly released summary of public comments on the federal driver apprenticeship pilot program was mixed, with trucking trade groups generally supporting the program, while many small truckers and independent operators offered a variety of criticisms and suggestions. The three-year pilot, expected to get…

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Two Melton drivers honored for their swift actions at major accident

Two Melton Truck Lines drivers were recently honored for assisting victims at a major accident scene in Kentucky last fall. The Truckload Carriers Association has named truck drivers Michael Maines and Daniel Worm Highway Angels for using their medical backgrounds to assist seriously-injured passengers during a car crash last September in Louisville, Kentucky. TCA explains:…

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