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Respecting Drivers' Needs Could Lower Turnover

Jul 7, 2021 1:00:54 PM / by Tiffney Lopez posted in Electronic logging device, fleet, owner operator, driver retention, well being, fitness, health, growth

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Trucking is a long way from dying, despite what you might hear or read. 

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Maximizing Your Fuel Economy Brings Peace of Mind

Jul 2, 2021 2:26:42 PM / by Tiffney Lopez posted in Tire Pressure, safety, Air Scale, Gross vehicle weight, ELD, fuel economy, Maintenance, fleet, owner operator

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Maximizing Your Fuel Economy Brings Peace of Mind 

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5 Ways Being Overloaded Cost Drivers

Jul 23, 2019 10:25:16 AM / by Mike Riegel posted in Air Scale, Overloaded, Scale ticket, BIT Air Scale, Blue Ink Tech, Blue Ink Technology, Gross vehicle weight, truck scale, fines, trucking, owner operator

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If you have been driving a truck for any amount of time then you have probably found yourself overloaded at some point. Shippers are moving more cargo faster than ever and many times it is the driver that has to deal with the consequences. With weight limits and road restrictions it's hard for drivers to know how much they are actually hauling. Trying to figure out how much a truck weighs is a job itself. Mechanical pressure gauges read different from trailer to trailer and trying to remember calibrations is almost impossible. If a driver finds out they are overweight the whole day can be wasted trying to fix the issue. Below are some of the cost that are hidden when being overloaded.

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