We ask the hard questions
about how professional truck drivers can save money or are being forced
to spend more money in their jobs. We asked the following through our
site this month:
Do truckers work harder for praises than
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Truckers, is being
'monitored' on the job making you more attentive or safer on the job?
Is trucker pay
following the rise in spot rates?
Trucker, are you
aware of remote-controlled truck technology? Are you prepared for the
What impact on
trucker pay will Pilot Flying J's payments make?
Are you as a
trucker aware of federal, state and local laws regarding yielding to
Quote from article:
In another blog post, bike attorney Michael Keating (also a Streetsblog
sponsor) said the federal, state, and city legislation makes it clear
that it’s a truck driver’s responsibility to prevent this type of crash
49 C.F.R. Section 383.111 of the Code of Federal
Regulations requires a professional driver to recognize and avoid
potential hazards at all times around a turning tractor truck.
11-1003.1 of the Illinois Motor Vehicle Code states that every driver
of a vehicle must 1) always exercise care to avoid colliding with
pedestrians and bicyclists, and 2) sound their horn to provide warning
of an impending impact.
Section 9-16-020 of the Municipal Code of
specifically provides that a motor vehicle should not turn
right across the path of a bicyclist traveling in the same direction
until it is “clear” and safe to make the turn. This is known as a
Would you rather be
a 'trucker' or a 'transport manager' over an autonomous 'driverless'
Is there a
potential 'down side' to 'no touch' roadside truck inspections? If so,
what is it?
Will there ever be
a 'maximum' trucking efficiency beyond wihich it will be impossible to
improve? If so, where is it?
much extra do
'clean diesel engines' cost than older versions and what impact have
these had on trucking?
biodiesel in your truck help or hinder your trucking operations?
Trucker, did your
income 'advance' 0.4% in May?
What proposal do
you as a trucker suggest to solve funding for the USA's transportation
money in your emergency fund?
himself because his wallet -- with all of his money -- was stolen?
the 2013 change
to the Hours of Service make truckers more or less tired than before
can be fined for driving tired in the UK, can domestic truckers be
fined as well?