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Trucking Tips

by Planet Freight | Feb 13th, 2019 | no responses |

No matter how much you prepare for winter, there are still things that go wrong with your vehicle. It’s important to keep an eye on parts of your truck that could be affected by the cold weather. Keep your semi running in winter with these tips.

Fuel
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by Planet Freight | Feb 06th, 2019 | no responses |

Driving for hours every day can become monotonous, which means it’s important to find ways to continue to concentrate on the road ahead. Use these five methods to help your mind stay fresh and focused.

Use All Five Senses

When you’re on break enjoying a meal or…

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by Planet Freight | Jan 23rd, 2019 | no responses |

Every month we take a look at the most recent transportation trends to help plan for the future. Discover industry updates for January 2019.

U.S. Trucking
The American Trucking Association’s seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index

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by Planet Freight | Jan 16th, 2019 | no responses |

Driving in winter is considerably more dangerous than it is in summer. There are many risks such as ice, snow and sleet. Stay prepared for the harsh weather by keeping these four things in your truck in winter.

Extra Winter Wear
You may not want to wear…

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by Planet Freight | Jan 02nd, 2019 | no responses |

A new year means it’s time to set new goals. It can be difficult to decide exactly what you want to improve or change, so we’ve put together a list of the most popular New Year’s resolutions for truckers.

Put Safety First

The new year

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by Planet Freight | Dec 19th, 2018 | no responses |

Winter can be a dangerous driving season, so it’s important to be prepared. Snow, ice and sleet can make road conditions slippery and unsafe. Use these five winter driving tips to stay safe on the road.

Slow Down

The most important thing you can do is take…

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by Planet Freight | Dec 12th, 2018 | no responses |

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to make your shopping list and check it twice. Some people are harder to shop for than others, so we’ve made it easier with a gift guide specifically for the truckers on your list.

Rest Stop/Gas Station…

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by Planet Freight | Dec 05th, 2018 | no responses |

Flu season is here and it could be with us as late as May. While there is no way to 100 percent prevent getting the flu there are many things you can do to help stay well. Use these tips to stay…

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by Planet Freight | Nov 21st, 2018 | no responses |

Every season has its own set of driving challenges. Not only do you have to be aware of safety concerns, but you have to stay comfortable and focused. Take a look at a few ways for truckers to stay warm in winter.

Inspect Your Truck Often

During…

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by Planet Freight | Nov 14th, 2018 | no responses |

A diverging diamond interchange recently opened in Appleton, which makes it the first one in Northeast Wisconsin. While this interchange has its advantages, it will take some getting used to for many local drivers. Use these tips…

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