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Trucking Industry

Is the End Near for the Nation’s Infrastructure?

Trucks — and every other vehicle that travels America’s roadways, are at risk. Not from careless drivers, but from declining infrastructure. Due largely to budget issues and inattention, roads and bridges, as well as other infrastructure including airports, water and sewer lines, and even public transit, are rapidly deteriorating. The entire scope of U.S. infrastructure…

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Events & Promotions, Trucking Industry

How Does your Fleet Stack Up Against the Rest?

Thinkin’ you work for a pretty great fleet? One that treats you and other drivers well? Well, it’s that time of year again; the Best Fleets to Drive For program is now accepting nominations, so if you’re happy with the fleet you drive for, nominate them! The program is produced by CarriersEdge, a leading provider…

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Trucking Industry

The Roads Most Traveled: How to Avoid Traffic Bottlenecks

Traffic delays are getting worse. According to the latest data collected by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry experienced more than 996 million hours of delays on the national highway system, up from 728 million hours the year before. To put it in perspective, this lost productivity is equivalent to 362,243 truck…

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Trucking Tech

Drivewyze vs PrePass® Comparison

If you’re considering investing in a scale bypass service for yourself or for your fleet, it makes sense that you’d want to compare services. But what should you be looking for in a bypass service, and what options are available? To help you more easily compare the Drivewyze and transponder based (traditional) PrePass® weigh station…

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Inspections, Safety

Secrets Behind the Weigh Station [WEBINAR]

You might be surprised at how the modern weigh station works, and the role technology plays in evaluating your trucks. Thermal cameras scan for bad brakes, automated license plate readers run checks against state and federal databases, and behind it all, law enforcement personnel in the station manage these complex systems to improve road safety….

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Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Who says you can’t be fit on the road?

Finding it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle on the road? Let’s face it, it’s no secret that truck driving is not exactly the best profession for your health. Driving a truck all day, passing endless choices of fast food and truck stop diners on the road doesn’t exactly influence healthy behavior…and the lettuce and…

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Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech, Uncategorised

Alberta’s Atmore Weigh Station Features Latest Innovations….

….from Intelligent Imaging Systems – Drivewyze’s sister company. And, this $11 million facility is really something. It’s been operating for several months, receiving high praise for its technology and ability to screen commercial vehicles. The Atmore station is equipped with the Intelligent Imaging System Smart Roadside electronic screening platform, overhead cameras, license plate and decal…

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Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Alberta’s Atmore Weigh Station Features Latest Innovations….

….from Intelligent Imaging Systems – Drivewyze’s sister company. And, this $11 million facility is really something. It’s been operating for several months, receiving high praise for its technology and ability to screen commercial vehicles. The Atmore station is equipped with the Intelligent Imaging System Smart Roadside electronic screening platform, overhead cameras, license plate and decal…

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Truck Drivers

Read all About it: Life as at Trucker

Curious about the experiences of other truck drivers on the road? Maybe you’re thinking about pursuing a career in trucking or just happen to be a big rig enthusiast? Well, in any case, here are some great reads to give you an inside look on what life is like on the road, steps to get…

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