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Emergency Brake Assist – A System That Saves Lives

29 Nov 2021
Bill Duckstein

A braking assist is a device that slows or stops a vehicle without human intervention. This happens when the braking assist detects obstacles on the truck's path, such as animals, vehicles, and pedestrians.

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The Most Dangerous Roads for Truckers in the United States

23 Nov 2021
Kate Feyrer

Keep reading below for our advice on how to spot a dangerous road for truck drivers and a list of some of the deadliest and most treacherous places in United States.

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How Dangerous is Ice Road Trucking?

16 Nov 2021
Chad Green

Freezing temperatures and extreme winter weather combine to make travel dangerous on regular throughways. Add in the pressure of hearing ice cracking beneath your rig as you drive, and it can be a terrifying experience.

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Can a Child Ride in a Commercial Truck?

05 Oct 2021
Chad Green

Missing out on that quality in-person time with your kids is one of the worst aspects of a trucking job, which is why one of the most frequently asked questions a new truck driver has is, “Can I let my child ride in my truck?".

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Freelance Truckers - All You Need to Know

05 Oct 2021
Kate Feyrer

Trucking is a popular and lucrative job space for millions of Americans. There are generally two ways that a truck driver can tap into this industry — as a trucking company employee or a freelance truck driver.

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Truck Driver Vacation Time

04 Oct 2021
Helen Adams

We all need a good vacation from time to time, but how do vacations work for truck drivers? Let's take a look at some of the key aspects of time-off for truckers, including full-time, part-time, and freelance vacations.