12 Common Semi-Truck Breakdowns You Need To Know

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When you are on the road, you’re making money. When you’re stuck on the side of the road waiting for semi repair, you can start counting the dollars as they drift away. Semi-truck towing isn’t cheap, and it isn’t even the ultimate solution. Semi-truck breakdowns happen in the most inconvenient places to boot. Knowledge Is …

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What Are The Different CDL Endorsements?

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CDL endorsements are additional skills commercial drivers can apply for when going to the DMV to get your commercial driver’s license. These endorsements give special permissions to drivers who drive certain types of vehicles not covered under a regular Class A license. There are many endorsements you can choose to add to your license. These …

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What Are Some Healthy Snacks for Truck Drivers?

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Healthy Snacks for Truckers In the age of fast food, it’s hard to choose a healthy snack for truckers. However, it’s easy to grab a double cheese burger, a large fry, and a large soda when you’re on the go. For truck drivers, this is quite a convenience but one of the major downfalls to …

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I-95 Pileup in Maine Leaves Several Injured

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I-95 Shut Down as 30 Car Pileup Injures Dozens A pileup in on I-95 has shut down northbound lanes near Carmel Maine officials say. More than 30 vehicles were involved in the accident. The accident will likely cause the interstate to be shut down for the majority of Tuesday stated the Maine State Police. Emergency …

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Updated: Crash on PA Turnpike Kills 5 and Injures Many

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Aerial Footage of Crash on PA Turnpike   PA Turnpike Crash Kills 5 and Injures Many At least five people were killed in a crash happening on the Pennsylvania turnpike around 3:30 a.m. The crash closed the turnpike between exits 75 and 161 going both directions. Officials say a bus traveling downhill failed to make …

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69 Cars Involved in Pile Up On I64 – Shuts Down Interstate

69 Car Pile Up Shuts Down I64 An accident on i64 involving more than 65 cars has shut down a stretch of Virginia’s interstate. Currently all lanes eastbound near Williamsburg, VA are closed per the Virginia Department of Transportation. The Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads stated the crash occurred at the Queens Creek bridge …

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GDS Express Closes Days Before Christmas

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Akron, OH – Ohio-based carrier GDS Express has closed it’s doors suddenly just days before Christmas. This announcement came to many drivers last Tuesday leaving them stranded at truck stops and highways across the US. Fuel cards were shut off on Wednesday, Dec 18th and office staff and drivers were allegedly not paid. This new’s …

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What To Expect Your First Year Driving A Truck

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What to Expect your First Year of Driving a Truck So you want to drive a truck? We’ve compiled what to expect your first year of driving a truck. We’ll cover some aspects such as getting your CDL, general procedure, common pay rates, and staying healthy.   What to Expect as A Truck Driver If …

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Updated: Celadon to File Bankruptcy, Largest in U.S. History

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Celadon to File for Bankruptcy Indianapolis, IN – News announced Friday states that Celadon Group may file Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, this news coming from sources internal. With over 3,200 drivers employed, the company brought in over one billion in revenue in 2015. Freightwaves reported on Friday that the carrier based out of Indianapolis …

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