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  • DOT Inspections Created: Sunday, July 03, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    A description of what is involved in DOT inspections as well as what is expected by the driver.
  • How to Fill Out a Paper Daily Drivers Log Created: Monday, February 11, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    A detailed description of how to properly fill out a driver's daily log, or paper log." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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  • Trucker’s Mobile Office Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
    How to go about setting up a trucker's mobile office.
  • Controlled Substances and Alcohol: The Law (382) Created: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Reading the Code of Federal Regulations can be daunting. This is a break down of part 382 into everyday language.
  • Ill or Fatigued Truck Driver Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    How do you treat an ill or fatigued driver? With discretion and tact. And handle each situation as it arises. There are no hard and fast rules." itemprop="description" Saturday, October 22, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    A list of locations to take the written test in Virginia.
  • Colorado Third Party CDL Skills Testers Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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  • Louisiana CDL Testing Locations Created: Sunday, May 15, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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    Unions 101 Created: Saturday, June 29, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Unions are a way to ensure that employees receive fair compensation and treatment." itemprop="description"> Sunday, November 14, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Container shipping uses standard sized containers of 20 foot, 40 foot, 45 foot and 53 foot. TEU is twenty-foot equivalent unit, which is the standard measure." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
  • An Overview of the Trucking Industry by OSHA Standards Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Learn how OSHA plays a significant role in the trucking industry.
  • The Instruments and Gauges Found on a Common CMV Dashboard Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    What do all the lights, switches and gauges on your semi's dash mean?
  • Do You Dare Become Labeled a Whistle Blower? Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    What happens if I call the D.O.T. and report my company for making me drive an unsafe vehicle? Do I have any grounds to fight a termination or demotion or harassment?
  • Medical Card Self-Certification Created: Saturday, March 03, 2012 Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013
    A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.
  • Truck Light Requirements Created: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013
    Do you know what lights you are required to have on your commercial motor vehicle?
  • The Commercial Driver Hearing Test Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
    Why must a commercial driver have his/her hearing tested at each DOT recertification?
  • Aerodynamic Accessories Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
    Aerodynamic accessories are a smart return on investment (ROI). The initial expense will pale in comparison to the long-term savings.
  • Trans Am Financial Created: Sunday, November 17, 2013 Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013
    Who is Trans Am Financial? How can Trans Am Financial help my business?
  • Factoring Created: Sunday, November 17, 2013 Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013
    Factoring is the sale of a companies invoices for immediate cash.
  • Port of Baltimore Created: Monday, June 20, 2011 Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013
    Port of Baltimore. Freight & Trucking.
  • Michigan – Ontario Border Crossing Guide Created: Saturday, April 30, 2011 Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013
    A border crossing guide when crossing from Michigan to Canada.
  • Unified Registration System (URS) Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    Have you done your biennial update? Update today and stay in compliance with FMCSRs.
  • MCSAP (Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program) Created: Sunday, July 08, 2012 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program provides federal funding for state CMV safety programs under 49 CFR 350.
  • Anchorage Service Port Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    The Anchorage Service Port is a National Strategic Seaport that handles 90 percent of Alaska's incoming cargo.
  • Factors for Determining Penalties Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    Do you know how much a fine will cost you? Learn how to calculate your potential fines.
  • Household Goods Brokers Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    Being a household goods broker is different than a property/freight broker. Learn the difference and become a first class household goods broker.
  • Cargo 101 Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    Learn the basics of how cargo acts once loaded on your vehicle.
  • Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    The basics on heavy highway vehicle use tax.
  • Chain Laws by State Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    A list of chain laws by state within the United States.
  • Freight Brokerage Definitions Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013
    Definitions within the freight brokerage business.
  • Federal Highway Administration Locations by State Created: Saturday, October 08, 2011 Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013
    A listing of Federal Highway Administration locations by state.

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