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Trucking Industry Recruiting Women as Driver Shortage Continues

July 19, 2015

Women have been driving trucks for decades, although the industry is definitely male-dominated. Slightly more than five percent of the trucking workforce are women, but that’s changing. The current shortfall of drivers nationwide has trucking companies recruiting women as drivers. At present the industry is short about 35,000 to 40,000 drivers, with the shortfall expected to increase significantly over the next decade. Trucking companies are … Read More »

IRP Issues Exemptions for State of Kentucky

July 14, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo  Due to extreme weather IRP has issued emergency exemptions in the state of Kentucky. Exemptions include: Relief from the hours of service for utility response vehicles Utility response vehicles will not be required to stop at weigh stations Utility response vehicles and their operators are exempt from the hours of service Utility vehicles providing relief will be exempt of any permit … Read More »

Should I e-file?

July 9, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo You have two options to file the 2290 Tax Form. You can paper file or e-file. Paper File Paper filing is quickly becoming the old fashion way to file your 2290 tax form. Paper filing can be time consuming and tedious. You first have to fill out the form and then mail it or submit the form to your local IRS … Read More »

Filing Season 2015 is now Open!

July 6, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo It’s that time of year again to pay your 2290 heavy vehicle use tax otherwise known as the HVUT. Things You Need to Know! If you register a vehicle that weighs 55,000 lbs or more, that includes truck, trailer, & load, you are required to file the 2290 Form. You need to file the form every year between July 1st and … Read More »

Truckers against Human Trafficking

July 5, 2015

The image on vigilantetrucker.com is disconcerting and heart-breaking: a stark black and white picture of two women in shackles, their faces hidden and their palms outstretched. Written on their palms is both a plea and a challenge: Do You See Me? The Vigilante Truckers are an organization led by Bo Quickel, and operating in the Southeastern states. The group’s mission is simple: to educate truckers on … Read More »