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... the findings of its 2016 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. Two parts of these findings were:
- The average marginal cost per mile in 2015 was $1.59, a six percent decrease from the $1.70 found in 2014; and
- According to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Associations and a member of the ATRI Research Advisory Committee, the research "indicates that costs will be on the rise in 2016".
For more info, visit www.atri-online.org.
There are ordinary sunglasses and then polarized sun glasses. Professional truck driver Mike Simons uses the latter. Find out why...
This is a fuel island review for the Love's truck stop in Carlisle, PA. Fuel island review Love's Pennsylvania Carlisle. Professional truck drivers are
Professional drivers face many challenges to eating frugally on the road. Find trucker food and recipes that you can eat or cook in your truck.
This page contains a list of our free downloads for truckers, including .pdf and zipped files containing spreadsheets that are useful tools for truck drivers.
For truck drivers, eating on the road can sometimes be expensive and unhealthy. A great way to save money and stay healthy is to cook meals in your truck.
When fuel accounts for up to 40% of your trucking companies operating expenses, saving a few cents at the pump can add up to thousands of dollars per year!
No trucker can afford stolen fuel. So how can you prevent fuel theft? What products and practices prevent diesel theft?
In crock pot, combine a cup of rice, 2 cups water, 1can cream of mushroom soup, and 2 pork chops. Sprinkle salt, pepper and Tony chacheres on top. Cook
Before you buy a thermoelectric cooler, you need to know some things. Our experience with this cooling device may help you...
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The Department for Transport (DfT) introduced the HGV Levy in April 2014 for all lorries above 12 tonnes using UK roads, as a way to “create a level playing field across Europe”.
The Levy aims to remove the inequality UK hauliers faced when paying for tolls on foreign roads in Europe. Yearly, monthly, weekly and daily tickets are available.
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Quote from article: "...according to a 2015 Federal Reserve report, nearly half of Americans wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency. About a third of Americans don't have a single dollar of retirement savings, discovered GOBankingRates."
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I have a video of a trucker siphoning gas from a company truck and putting it into his personal truck, what steps can i take in reporting him? ----- Response
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Drivers are endlessly creative when it comes to finding dumb things to do while behind the wheel: eating, texting, reading a map, applying makeup.
But technology has now inspired an alarming new trend: drivers taking self-portraits, or "selfies," with their smartphone cameras while in motion.
Are you a money-conscious and technologically-savvy professional truck driver? Then having a set of money saving trucker apps may interest you...
Our experiences have taught which trucker accessories helped us save money on the road. We recommend our picks for Christmas gifts or any time.
Engine idling for driver comfort often conflicts with air quality and environmental standards. We address some aspects of these...
Locations they say are open and operating are not. Benson az....inoperable, the whole site. Now they are ** down idle air in salt lake. The site in
No power from truck to pigtail y ----- Response from Mike and Vicki: Thanks for asking a question through our site. We wrote a page entitled Trailer
I am an OTR driver and purchased the Burton digital stove to go from Petro. I've only had it a few days now. I have cooked BBQ chicken drummettes, spaghetti
Ever been told that there is 'no freight'? You may need a high quality load board to stay loaded and rolling. Vast differences between freight boards exist. Learn more...
Do you drive a truck professionally, get paid by the mile, and don't want to park to eat? Here's why eating while driving can cost you...
If I get flagged in for a brake check and my truck's brakes are fine, whom should I bill for the time it took to check? ----- Response from Vicki: Thank
Among the most difficult maneuvers a professional driver can make is to back up his or her rig safely. Let's look at different backing situations...
The following shower review was submitted by a professional truck driver of the facility at Little America Truck Stop, Little America, WY.(*) -----
What are some if not many and important questions to ask recruiters when you are looking for a paid schooling first time cdl driving job. I will take any
When professional truck drivers buy products and services, whether or not from truck stops, they expect customer satisfaction. What if they don't get it?
Large chain truck stops have their own rewards program to let professional truck drivers earn points that can be redeemed on products or services. Learn more here...
Did you know that there are times or situations when a professional truck driver must refuse to drive a truck? These are two of them...
Do states along your route allow for the federally encouraged 550-lb. or 400-lb. weight exemptions for owner-operators or carriers who’ve added an auxiliary power unit for anti-idling? The answer to that question is, well, it’s complicated. Such complication, furthermore, is what drove the folks from the GPS tracking services company at TrackYourTruck.com to compile the chart below, showing the variability of law and weight enforcement policy as regards APUs around the nation.
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