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Tesla’s All-Electric Semi
By Anna Leo · 2 years ago
Tesla plans to formally launch its all-electric heavy duty semi-truck sometime this year in 2019 and we may see it cruising down the freeway before we know it. Certain companies as Sysco, Anheuser, Busch, Wal-Mart, ...
Four Ways Truck Drivers Can Lose Weight
By Anna Leo · 2 years ago
Many truck drivers find themselves gaining unwanted weight due to the sedentary lifestyle of their work and lack of healthy food options on the road. Information from the National Institute of Health show that more ...
Top Reasons GPS Technology Saves Fleet Managers Money
By Anna Leo · 2 years ago
It’s 2019 and time to make the final switch from AOBRD to ELD devices.whether GPS technology of ELD devices potentially help trucking companies save money? The answer is YES. Every year thousands of dollars is ...
Things Truck Drivers want other Drivers to know
By Lintu Leo · 2 years ago
One of the immense dangers that truck drivers face on the road are passenger car drivers. Many times the small cars try to cutoff or follow the truck way more closely than they should. Any ...
Trailer Tracking – Important things to Remember
By Anna Leo · 2 years ago
Trailer tracking helps in finding the location of the trailer, even when it is not attached to the truck. With proper tracking system that includes tracking device, communication network, database and backend server support, and ...
Trailer tracking and Fleet Management
By Anna Leo · 2 years ago
Trailer tracking and fleet management are often mistaken to be the same thing, and the terms are used interchangeably. However, there is one huge difference between those two. Trailer tracking is a subdivision of a ...
Fighting Driving Fatigue – Tips for Truck Drivers
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
Driving a truck for lonely and longer routes can take a toll on physical and mental health of a driver. Truck driving profession is not one of the healthiest – irregular sleep routine, lack of ...
IFTA Calculation through ELD and Fleet Management
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
IFTA is a fuel tax agreement among 48 U.S. states and 10 Canadian Provinces to centralize reporting and levy of taxes under a single license. Before IFTA, truck drivers and operators were required to pay ...
MA 1080 – Telematics wonder by Matrack
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
For over a decade, Matrack Incorporation has been dedicatedly designing tracking and fleet management devices to support fleet owners, managers and drivers, all over the country. They are known in the industry for sophisticated and ...
How to reduce Driver Detention?
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
Driver detention refers to extra time a driver has to spend while goods are being loaded or unloaded, over the allowed 2-hour limit. The delay could guide to several problems such as: 1. Running out ...
Transition from AOBRD to ELD
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
Prior to ELD mandate, many fleets used an Automatic On-Board Recording Device or AOBRD. These AOBRD are hardware equipments that can be directly connected to the vehicle’s engine, and are used to document a driver’s ...
Packing List for a New Truck Driver
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
Now that you have your CDL, you must be pretty delighted to get on the road. One of the most essential things about life as a truck driver is packing for the journey. You never ...
The Truck Drivers of the Future - Millennials
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
Everyone in the trucking industry knows that the demand for drivers is on the constant rise. A 2017 report by the American Trucking Association revealed that the industry wants to hire almost an additional 900,000 ...
Combating Cargo Theft
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
One of the biggest challenges that even practiced truck drivers come across is theft of cargo. When on the road, they are under continuous threat from burglars and armed robbers. Most cargo thefts occur during ...
Diamonds are Forever; And so is Plastic
By Alice Derrick · 2 years ago
Plastic may be convenient and easy. It pleads to our busy one time "use and throw" society. Beyond that, it exists in almost everything around us; right from the morning when we brush our teeth, ...