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The Trucking Community is Continually Giving Back

The Trucking Community is Continually Giving Back Kim Richardson of the TTSAO

Giving back to a cause or group can be a very rewarding thing that a person or company can do. I’m a firm believer in, “what goes around comes around” type of thinking and believe that our lives are intertwined to help each other in some sort of strange way. Many causes are asking for […]

Are you a fuel-efficient driving champion?

Are you a fuel-efficient driving champion? SDHT 07-Poster_2018-01-10

Fuel efficiency is important to any size fleet. Train your drivers to be fuel champions. SmartDriver for Highway Trucking now offers: • Free online training for fleet drivers and owner‑operators • Classroom-based instruction at a driving school near you • An On-Road Practicum to test and perfect your skills • A Certificate of Achievement to […]

Do you know if you are appreciated as a truck driver?

Do you know if you are appreciated as a truck driver? Challenger truck

This week it is Driver Appreciation Week in Canada. This happens every year in the first week of September. In the United States Driver Appreciation Week begins in the second week of September and many companies will celebrate it for the whole month of September. The celebration has grown over the years to include all […]

Do Your Homework When Searching for a Carrier

Do Your Homework When Searching for a Carrier depressed-person

I have been in this industry for a long time and I am always amazed at some of the issues I hear going on within the industry like the issue many drivers face called “Bus and Dump.” I was looking through some articles on the industry when I came across this article from Fleet Owner […]

Should you work for a small carrier or a large carrier?

Should you work for a small carrier or a large carrier? Man-with-blue-truck

What is the best experienced company when looking for a carrier? That was the question a young driver was asking that has just started his career. I came across this question on a social media site and thought it was interesting so I kept reading some of the answers. Some were silly, some humorous, and […]

Clean up Safety to Recruit New Drivers

Clean up Safety to Recruit New Drivers Trucks in mountains

All of transportation is wondering how to recruit new drivers to the industry, it’s an ongoing issue that many face. We’ve seen wages rising which is good, trucks getting more comfortable which is good, and more events going on with opportunities to learn more about the industry which is also good. We talk about the […]

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