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Gifts for Truck Drivers To Make Life Easier
Truck drivers spend a lot of time on the road and it can be lonely and uncomfortable. Here are a few gift ideas for any trucker to make life easier.

Gifts for Truck Drivers To Make Life Easier
Truck drivers spend a lot of time on the road and it can be lonely and uncomfortable. Here are a few gift ideas for any trucker to make life easier.

Louisiana Third Party CDL Testers
If you're going to drive a commercial motor vehicle, you can visit a state approved third party commercial driver's license location within Louisiana

Do AC in Commercial Motor Vehicles Affect Fuel Economy?
Not only do AC systems affect fuel consumption in commercial motor vehicles, they also affect the engine—Learn how to offset the burden to your truck.

Arizona Third Party CDL Test Locations
This is a list of third party Commercial Driver's License testing sites throughout Arizona for those wanting to operate commercial motor vehicles

Georgia Third Party CDL Skills Testers
A list of third party CDL skills testers in Georgia.

Railroad Conductor Job Description and Career
A railroad conductor is responsible for managing and maintaining train routes and security. The industry is expected to decline over the next decade.

The Role of the Fleet Manager in Transportation
Fleet managers are integral to a successful transportation company, managing schedules, costs, drivers and vehicles to keep things moving smoothly.

Vehicle Violations (Driver Receives CSA Points)
A listing of vehicle violations where a driver may receive CSA points based on compliance to laws and transportation regulations

What You Need to Know About Chain Laws in Each State
A list of chain laws by state within the United States. Learn what you need to know about chain laws in all 50 states.

Definition of a For-Hire Carrier
For-hire carriers and drivers provide transportation of cargo or passengers for a fee. This is an overview of starting a for-hire business.

Truck Speed Limit Regulations: Why Do State Laws Vary?
Wondering what the truck speed limit regulations are in each state? Here is a list of the rural and urban interstate limits for commercial vehicles.

CDL Test Locations in Alabama
Alabama CDL Written Test Locations

CDL Testing Locations in Ohio
Ohio provides both state sponsered and third-party approved locations to take the CDL road test.

Truck Dispatcher Job Description
Dispatchers are an important part of the trucking industry. It can be a good career options with growth opportunities in management and logistics.

What Is It Like to Be a Truck Driver?: Job Description
A truck driving job description, including getting a commercial driver's license to the daily routine and essential responsibilities tasks.

Indiana Third Party CDL Testers
A list of where to take the CDL skills test in Indiana.

How to Fill Out a Paper Daily Trucker's Log
A detailed description of how to properly fill out a driver's daily log, or paper log to fulfill Department of Transportation regulations.

Logbook Auditing and D.O.T. Audits
Always be prepared for a DOT audit by daily auditing your drivers logs. That includes both paper and e-logs to remain in compliance.

Example of Third Party Logistics Provider Contract
A carrier contract is straightforward. The only differences should be the names of the companies involved and the specific terms agreed upon

Different Types of Freight Charges
There are several types of freight charges within freight bills and bills of lading. Understanding them is critical for the security of your business.

5 Tips to Hire the Right Truck Driver
Here are 5 tips to hire the right driver for your company. But with each tip comes a cost. You'll have to decide if the benefit outweighs the cost.

Virginia CDL Skills Testing Locations
A list of road test locations in Virginia.

Virginia CDL Skills Testing Locations
A list of road test locations in Virginia.

Definition of Accessorial Fees
Accessorial fees are charged for additional services performed by carriers for shippers other than driving, such as stopover or shrink wrapping goods.

Definition of Accessorial Fees
Accessorial fees are charged for additional services performed by carriers for shippers other than driving, such as stopover or shrink wrapping goods.

Basic Tips for Negotiating Freight Contracts
Negotiating freight contracts is a serious task. It takes time and ingenuity to get the best freight rates possible. Learn tips for the best rates.

Michigan Third Party CDL Testers
Use this list of Michigan Third Party Testers to find out where you can get your commercial driver's license.

Michigan Third Party CDL Testers
Use this list of Michigan Third Party Testers to find out where you can get your commercial driver's license.

Colorado Third Party CDL Skills Testers
A list of locations to take a CDL skills test in Colorado.

Florida Third Party CDL Skills Testers
A list of state approved third party skills testers for commercial driver's licenses, for those looking to work driving commercial motor vehicles.

Florida Third Party CDL Skills Testers
A list of state approved third party skills testers for commercial driver's licenses, for those looking to work driving commercial motor vehicles.

Wisconsin Third Party CDL Testing Locations
Wisconsin has an extensive list of third party testing locations and testers for those seeking a commercial driver's license (CDL)

Wisconsin Third Party CDL Testing Locations
Wisconsin has an extensive list of third party testing locations and testers for those seeking a commercial driver's license (CDL)

Oklahoma CDL Test Locations
A list of all locations to take both the written and skills CDL tests in Oklahoma.

Illinois CDL Test Locations
A list of locations to take a written or road CDL test in Illinois.

Mississippi CDL Test Locations
Mississippi CDL test locations for skills and written tests.

Missouri CDL Testing Locations
Missouri CDL knowledge and skills testing locations.

Texas CDL Test Locations
A list of locations to take skills and knowledge tests in Texas.

Tennessee CDL Testing Locations
A listing of skills and knowledge test locations in Tennessee.

Minnesota CDL Testing Locations
A list of locations throughout Minnesota where one may take a CDL knowledge test.

Truck Drivers and Prescription Medicine
Truck drivers, like everyone else, receive doctor prescribed medications. However, truck drivers need to be particularly careful when driving.

Healthy Habits for Over-The-Road Truck Drivers
Over-the-road truck work can cause a sedentary life. These five healthy habits will help you exercise, eat healthily and get a good night's sleep.

Texas CDL Test Locations
A list of locations to take skills and knowledge tests in Texas.

Texas CDL Test Locations
A list of locations to take skills and knowledge tests in Texas.

Minnesota CDL Testing Locations
A list of locations throughout Minnesota where one may take a CDL knowledge test.

Ways DOT Inspections Are Carried Out
Wondering what DOT inspections mean for a Commercial Motor Vehicle and the driver? To best prepare for an examination, learn about all six levels.

Freight and Trucking DOT Hours of Service Regulations
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates the number of hours a truck driver may drive per day and how often they drive.

What You Need to Know About Container Shipping
TEU is a 20 foot equivalent unit, which is the standard measure for container shipping.

CSA Point Values and Transportation
A comprehensive list of common CSA Point Value violations in regards to freight transportation driving. CSA Points are for both drivers and employers

Dashboard on a Semi Truck: Gauges and Switches To Know
What do all the lights, switches and gauges on your semi truck dashboard mean? Here you will find a list of some of the common instruments on a CMV.

Medical Card Self-Certification
A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.

Medical Card Self-Certification
A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.

Medical Card Self-Certification
A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.

Medical Card Self-Certification
A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.

Medical Card Self-Certification
A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.

Pennsylvania CDL Test Locations
A list of all locations in Pennsylvania to take both the CDL knowledge and skills tests.

North Carolina CDL Test Locations
A list of the locations in North Carolina one may take the written CDL tests.

North Carolina CDL Test Locations
A list of the locations in North Carolina one may take the written CDL tests.

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Unsafe Driving: The Law
The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative by the DOT offers seven BASICs for drivers and motor carriers by which they may see how their safety is rated. The first of the BASICs is Unsafe Driving.

Unsafe Driving: The Law
The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative by the DOT offers seven BASICs for drivers and motor carriers by which they may see how their safety is rated. The first of the BASICs is Unsafe Driving.

Unsafe Driving: The Law
The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative by the DOT offers seven BASICs for drivers and motor carriers by which they may see how their safety is rated. The first of the BASICs is Unsafe Driving.

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MCSAP (Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program)
The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program provides federal funding for state CMV safety programs under 49 CFR 350.

MCSAP (Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program)
The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program provides federal funding for state CMV safety programs under 49 CFR 350.

MCSAP (Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program)
The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program provides federal funding for state CMV safety programs under 49 CFR 350.

How to Write a Transportation Department Manual
A how-to manual for developing a transportation manual.

New York CDL Test Locations
Knowledge tests may be taken at a large variety of locations throughout New York state.

Driver Fitness (Part II): The Law (§391)
This is a review of §391 as far as it is applicable to freight haul.

Frequently Asked CDL Questions
There are many frequently asked questions when it comes to obtaining a CDL. These questions are typically asked by newer drivers.

How to Fill Out the Motor Carrier Identification Report (MCS-150)
Detailed instructions on how to fill out the motor carrier identification report (MCS-150).

How to Fill Out the Motor Carrier Identification Report (MCS-150)
Detailed instructions on how to fill out the motor carrier identification report (MCS-150).

Operational Expenses
Operational expenses are used to determine your cost per run. Cost per run is how you determine your company's profitability.

Operational Expenses
Operational expenses are used to determine your cost per run. Cost per run is how you determine your company's profitability.

Alaska CDL Testing Locations - CDL Testing Locations in Alaska
Alaska CDL Testing Locations

Arizona CDL Testing Locations - CDL Test Locations in Arizona
Arizona CDL Testing Locations

Alabama CDL Test Locations - CDL Locations in Alabama
Alabama CDL Written Test Locations

Alabama CDL Test Locations - CDL Locations in Alabama
Alabama CDL Written Test Locations

Arkansas CDL Testing Locations - Where to Obtain a CDL in Arkansas
A list of Arkansas CDL Testing Locations

Truck Speed Limits - Truck Speed Limits by State
A detailed list of commercial vehicle speed limits by state