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Automotive Transportation in the US

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Automotive transportation significantly affects our everyday life, without us even realizing it. How different would our lives be without transportation? Would we be able to perform same daily activities within the same period of time without using any form of auto transport? And all you travel addicts out there, can you imagine a world where it would take several days or even weeks or months, to get to your preferred destination?

I know I can’t. Younger generations, who were used to ...

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Why are trucking companies being sold out?

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If you type “trucking companies” in Google, the first page is overloaded with results of “successful businesses for sale”. There are thousands of them out there, just like the Caribous in their migrating season.

I can’t help but wonder why is that?

What’s up with the catchy headline – “successful business for sale”… How often do you see a successful business selling out, there is always a reason behind it. And many would say the reason rarely is because it is successful; ...

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Road rage bigger when the vehicle is bigger

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We’ve all been there … simply driving down the road and suddenly the driver of another vehicle decides to cut us off, to tailgate us, drive waaay too fast or simply be an idiot trying something new.

What do you do when this happens? Some will keep driving, trying to ignore or simply get away from the intruder; while others would like to teach the other driver “a lesson” by responding and making things sometimes worse … this is referred to ...

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A little auto transport history

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The history of automobile started back in the 15th century with different automobile types. Such were the steam and gasoline automobiles; the first real automobile was invented by German Karl Benz during the 1885-1886. The automotive industry began a few years after the invention of the first automobile and started to develop in the 1890s. As many of us know, the automotive industry was led for several decades by the United States.

With the development of the automotive industry, the auto ...

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Transporting the EPA SmartWay

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According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), the trucking industry generates $604 billion in gross freight revenue annually; nearly 4 percent of the US Gross Domestic Product. And without the trucking industry, the US economy would come to a standstill. Harsh, but true. Today, nearly three quarters of all freight in the US goes on trucks. But how is a transportation company supposed to grow when the financial burden is always high? The constant need for more, bigger and modern ...

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Women in the trucking industry

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“You’ll never, ever lay your hands on that truck.” – Flatbed Annie & Sweetiepie (1979)

Whenever someone mentions female truck drivers, the quote from Flatbed Annie & Sweetiepie movie immediately comes to mind. And I am sure that if you too have seen that movie, you will remember it very well.

By the time the movie came out, the idea of women working as truck drivers was still not popular. Even today, many people still think that being a truck driver is a man’s job, and ...

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The plight of the US infrastructure

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The infrastructure in the US is a topic widely discussed at the moment. In general, every year, around that time when the Infrastructure Report Card is released, by the American Society of Civil Engineers, a.k.a. ASCE it becomes a topic of national coverage. It is not surprising that this year the release of the Report Card was what stirred up the pot again. The grade this year was D+.

The US infrastructure holds 16th place in the ...

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Tax season trucker’s guide

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So, the tax season is here again. Thinking about taxes brings those mixed feelings of love and hate all at once. You are probably getting excited about receiving some money back, yet you have to go through hell, a.k.a. tax return procedures, in order to get a hold of it. And actually, in many cases, most truckers do no get money back, but rather pay.

As a trucker you get to “enjoy” an even more complicated process of sorting your taxes ...

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Truck drivers using mobile devices for business and pleasure

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“More truck drivers using mobile devices to do business and socialize” – hmm, is it just me or the first thought that comes to mind is “Aren’t they driving most of the time?!, Socializing on the phone while driving?…” The thing is – no one will admit that this is the case, and maybe it’s not; however I have a quite deep resentment towards people that text, email, socialize, etc. on the phone while driving.

 

It could be the fact that ...

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Truckers Can Fight Sex Trafficking

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If You See Something, Say Something!

 

This is the slogan of the nonprofit group Truckers Against Trafficking, the organization’s main goal is to have more and more truck drivers involved in the initiative to fight sex trafficking.

 

Kendis Paris, the chairwoman of Truckers Against Trafficking, has made the initiative her main priority including a National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) with a 24-hour anonymous hotline ready to take truck drivers’ calls.

 

You might ask: Why should truck drivers get involved?

For all the logical ...

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