Category: Trucking Industry

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  • September
    30 2019

    Truck Stops with Cleanest Bathrooms

    When you’re on the road for hours or days at a time, a clean bathroom is an oasis. Since you’re never guaranteed a clean bathroom when you roll up to a truck stop, here are the chains known for keeping their bathrooms clean. Top 10 Truck Stop Chains Known for Having the Cleanest Bathrooms A […]

  • September
    19 2019

    When, Why & Where Truck Accidents Happen

    Since 2016, truck accidents resulting in injuries and death have been on the rise. In fact, while wrecks causing injuries have increased by at least 4 percent, fatal truck crashes have surged by about 10 percent.1 As experts work to turn this trend around, here’s what you need to know about when, why, and where […]

  • September
    02 2019

    Trucking at Night vs. During the Day

    One of the many benefits of professional truck driving is the freedom to choose your schedule.  Of course, factors like pickup and delivery times can play a role in whether truckers choose to drive at night or during the day. However, truckers usually still have leeway to decide when they’ll drive—and they generally make this […]

  • August
    29 2019

    Independent Terminal Operator vs. Company Terminal: What’s the Difference?

    Terminal operators receive petroleum products from a refinery and store them until they are picked up by a truck for delivery to a retail customer. While some petroleum companies operate their own terminals, others outsource this function to an independent terminal operator. This distinction is crucial because, if an accident ever occurs at the terminal, […]

  • August
    26 2019

    Loading & Unloading Safely at Terminals: 7 Key Tips

      Truck terminals are busy hubs where lots of people and large equipment are regularly moving around. That can make them risky places where one wrong move can cause anything from crushing accidents to falling accidents, truck wrecks, and more. To minimize these risks, here are some essential safety tips to follow whenever you’re loading […]