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ELD Mandate: Industry Improvement or Infringement of Rights?

May 2, 2016

  With the deadline of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate steadily approaching in December of 2017, much has been said on either side of this hot-button issue. What is intended to be an advancement for the trucking industry has created a divisiveness with strong proponents on either side. So what will ELD’s true impact be on fleet owners and owners-operators? Let’s take a look … Read More »

New California License Plate

April 29, 2016

Written by Yesenia Carrillo License plates used in the 1960′s on California vehicles are making a come back. The California License Plate Program, which was introduced in 2012, offered the opportunity to purchase plates from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.  Each required of a minimum of 7,500 paying customers before January 1, 2015 to begin manufacturing these plates. Only the 1960′s plates made the cut … Read More »

Trucker Dogs

April 7, 2016

Written by Yesenia Carrillo Trucking is not for everyone because it is not only a job but it becomes part of your lifestyle. We all are aware of that or at least we should be. Only a certain few can sustain a career that involves spending weeks on the road away from home. That’s where trucker dogs come in. Trucker dogs can alleviate the strain … Read More »

Pet Friendly Trucking Companies

April 6, 2016

Written by Yesenia Carrillo A trucking career offers many benefits; a flexible work schedule, paid travel, and a constant change of scenery to name a few.  One perk that I’m personally fond of is that truckers are able to bring their pets to work. Below you can find a list of companies that currently have a pet friendly policy.  Please Note: Not all trucking companies are created … Read More »

ELD Mandate

March 15, 2016

Written by Yesenia Carrillo The enactment of the MAP-12 bill required the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to develop a rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs). ELDs will be used to electronically record a driver’s Record of Duty Status which will replace paper logbooks. On December 10, 2015 the FMCSA established the minimum performance and design standards for hours of service … Read More »