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Essential Guide: How to Maintain Your Air Brakes Effectively

Essential Guide: How to Maintain Your Air Brakes Effectively Let’s dive straight into the nuts and bolts of How to Maintain Your Air Brakes. Consider this manual your all-in-one kit for ensuring those air brakes remain in prime condition, whether you’re zooming along freeways or winding through urban thoroughfares. You’ll learn how consistent preventive maintenance […]

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Maintain Your Air Brakes

7 Signs Of Truck Driver Fatigue

7 Common Signs of Trucker Fatigue and How to Address Them on the Road A tired driver is as dangerous as a drunk driver. Don’t believe it? The National Safety Council reports that a driver who has gone for longer than 20 hours without sleep is the equivalent of driving under the influence with a

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Trucker Fatigue

What is a TWIC Card for Truck Drivers?

What is a TWIC Card for Truck Drivers? What is a TWIC Card for Truck Drivers? This question often pops up among professionals in the trucking industry. The TWIC card, or Transportation Worker Identification Credential, is crucial in maintaining security within U.S. ports and naval areas. If you’re a truck driver who regularly hauls cargo

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TWIC Card

Food Truck CDL: Understanding Weight, Passenger & Licensing

Food Truck CDL: Understanding Weight, Passenger & Licensing When starting a food truck business, obtaining a Food Truck CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) is often overlooked. Getting a Food Truck CDL is essential for the safety of your business and to abide by local rules. This comprehensive guide will explore the ins and outs of securing

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Food Truck CDL

Tips for Truck Drivers with Sleep Apnea: How to Stay Safe on the Road

Tips for Truck Drivers with Sleep Apnea How to Stay Safe on the Road Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect anyone, including those preparing to obtain their CDL license. Getting your CDL necessitates certain medical and physical examinations, so those with sleep apnea must be aware of the rules before they apply.

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Truck Drivers with Sleep Apnea

How To Control Your Blood Pressure To Get Your CDL Approved

How To Control Your Blood Pressure To Get Your CDL Approved The life of an average truck driver is mostly spent on the road, accompanied by fast foods, energy drinks, and inconsistent physical activities. The most probable health consequence of such a lifestyle is hypertension or high blood pressure. Not to scare whoever is pursuing

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CDL and Blood Pressure

Driver Facing Cameras: Are They Really Necessary?

Driver Facing Cameras: Are They Really Necessary? Change is inevitable, especially when it comes to truck-driving technology. A few trucking companies recently introduced driver-facing cameras in the cab section. The number is slowly growing, although the technology has been met with mixed reactions. Those supporting driver-facing cameras argue that it reduces liability and saves lives.

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Driver Facing Cameras

Common Truck Driving Emergencies and How to Respond

If you have watched the critically acclaimed Hollywood movie, Fight Club, you have probably heard the quote; ‘on a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero’. In commercial driving, a similar quote; ‘on a long enough commercial driving career, having a bad day is inevitable’ is true. Ask any experienced commercial

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Truck Driving Emergencies