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Changes for commercial driver medical exam process

The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners will be required to report to licensing agencies the results of their physical examinations of truck drivers by close of business on the day each exam is completed if a proposed rule change from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) takes place. In addition, the rule change […]

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Backing 101

Second to shifting, the most needed training for new truck drivers is backing the truck with trailer. Students usually come to us with very little practice in backing — just enough to get their CDL — from whatever driving school they attended. Maybe that’s because backing is one of the hardest skills to teach, yet […]

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An Answer to Highway Funding

With the deadline for passing the highway bill just around the corner, regulators and legislators are on the hunt for new methods of raising highway maintenance and repair funding. Tolling and per-mile taxes have been discussed, but the administrative costs of tolling and the fraud potential of a per-mile tax far exceed that of current […]

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Trucking Associations

Alabama Trucking Association, Inc. 660 Adams Avenue Montgomery, AL. 36104 (334) 834-3983 Alaska Trucking Association, Inc. 3443 Minnesota Drive Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 276-1149 Arizona Motor Transport Association, Inc. 2111 W. McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ. (602) 252-7559 Arkansas Motor Transport Association, Inc. P.O.Box 3476 Little Rock, AR. 72203-3476 (501) 372-3462 California Trucking Association 1251 Beacon […]

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Trucker Speak

Expression Description Example “Ace” A class A trucker “Thanks for the smokey report there Ace.” “Advertising” Highway Patrol with their lights on “Smokey advertising at the 56 mile marker.” “Alligator” Large piece of a tire on the road “There’s a large alligator in the middle of the road up ahead.” “At your back door” Behind […]

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