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Part of why rates do not go down, Our expenses keep increasing. Taken from June 27th, OVERDRIVE Magazine: With the turn of the calendar to July, truck drivers will see increased diesel fuel prices in 12 states due to rising fuel taxes. While some states’ increases are less than a cent, some states’ taxes on … Continue reading
Recently one of our trucks was pulled over for inspection in Illinois and a K-9 officer alerted on a couple of the packed vehicles on the transport. The truck and driver were escorted to the State Police Barracks and the driver had to unload the truck so the officers could search the vehicles. The search … Continue reading
We will be in the process of moving our office across the street to a corner office this month. As of June 4 our new address will be: 17030 Alico Commerce Ct. #301, Ft. Myers, FL, 33967 Same Street, same owner, same company, just a new location.
Please pay special attention when you pack your vehicle The driver should be able to see out of all windows with no obstructed views. We are willing to allow up to 100 pounds of belongings in the vehicle but ask that you distribute the weight. NO items should be in the front seats or floors … Continue reading
Soon after the electronic logging device mandate took effect Dec. 18, Kris Santoianni and his ELD-exempt unit crossed a scale on Interstate 94 in Lakeland, Minnesota. He was pulled back for an inspection of his 315-inch-wheelbase 1999 Peterbilt 379 that he passed with flying colors. At the scale counter, he overheard a driver telling the … Continue reading
From Landline Magazine Truckers not paying their share? December 28, 2017 Professional drivers have long heard people not familiar with the trucking industry claim that truckers are not paying enough for the damage they do to roads. The misconception that truck drivers are “getting off easy” when it comes to taxes and fees has once … Continue reading