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New Year’s Resolutions for Trucking

Thoughts for the New Year Some small changes with potential huge positive results for everyone in the trucking industry. December 2015  This post of The Transportation Scene will attempt to help all of us working in trucking to experience 2016 to the fullest.  We all spend a great portion of our life working – why […]

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Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate

ELD’s – Electronic Logging Devices Current Regulatory and Legislative mandate having negative effect on some truck drivers. November 2015 Here’s a link for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0GFRcFm-aY Please play while reading this blog.  Recent driver comments cause me to believe this song could set the tone expressing the attitudes of many commercial drivers.  Implementation of ELD’s is […]

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Action Request – Please and Thank You!

October 2015 Drivers – I need your help to help us ALL!    PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE AND HELP! This post of The Transportation Scene finds a longtime driver advocate seeking the assistance of all of the drivers in our industry.  Help me promote HR 3093 which will do three things: 1 Require publication of crash […]

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What’s Goin’ On? – Regulatory Updates

What’s Goin’ On? Current Regulatory and Legislative Updates having some effect on truck drivers. August 2015 This post of The Transportation Scene will attempt to keep you updated with pending legislation that will have some effect on all truck drivers.  Some issues affect you the driver directly, some affect the motor carrier you operate for.  […]

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The Professional Driver Resume

The Professional Driver Resume June 2015 This post of The Transportation Scene addresses advantages of resume building for the professional driver.  Drivers need a resume – are you serious?  Very serious. The information contained in a well written professional driver resume can supply information for the required Carrier Employment Application.  The DOT mandates that the […]

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The Expedite Association of North America

TEANA – The Expedite Association of North America. May 2015 This post of The Transportation Scene takes a look at TEANA – The Expedite Association of North America.  An introduction directly from the TEANA website – www.TEANA.org Who are TEANA Members? Expedited Transportation Professionals and Vendors who serve the Expedited Marketplace. Our Mission To create […]

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Driver Physicals and Vehicle Inspections

Drivers Physicals and Annual Vehicle Inspections Why your new Carrier won’t accept current unexpired documents. April 2015 This post of The Transportation Scene will help you understand the reasoning why the carrier you are attempting to lease on with, or now wish to drive for, won’t accept your current DOT physical or current DOT Annual […]

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Daily Mileage Limitations by Company Policies Explained

Your Company’s Mileage Limit Policy Explained. March 2015  This post of The Transportation Scene will attempt to explain the reasoning on company maximum mileage policies.  You know that policy that states that a solo driver may only drive 550 or maybe 575 or maybe 600 miles maximum straight through.  This policy even applies to operators […]

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Would You Prefer a Citation or a Warning?

Citations or Warnings Differences in CSA February 2015   This post of The Transportation Scene will address differences in Citations and Warnings.  It is important for you the driver to understand differences and effects that a “warning” has against a company’s CSA Basic scores and how a Citation affects the score.  This same effect factor […]

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Understanding Insurances and Liability

Understanding Insurances and Various Liabilities January 2015 This post of The Transportation Scene will attempt to help you better understand different insurances.  An upcoming issue of this blog will address issues of liability and negligence.   This is important because you as a driver are exposed to liabilities. The carrier you are leased onto is exposed […]