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by Planet Freight | Apr 18th, 2018 | no responses |

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and many are making a pledge to be a more attentive driver. According to the National Safety Council, distracted driving is a public health issue that…

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by Planet Freight | Apr 11th, 2018 | no responses |

Fuel prices are on the rise again, which means truckers are thinking of ways they get be more efficient to save time and money on the road. Explore a few ways truckers can improve fuel economy:

Don’t Drive Until You’re On Empty

A…

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by Planet Freight | Apr 04th, 2018 | no responses |

Spring brings frequent rain, which can create dangerous driving situations. Because of this it’s important to adjust your driving according to weather conditions. Explore tips for truckers driving in rain:

Slow Down

When you’re driving on a rainy day, the most important advice we can give is…

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by Planet Freight | Mar 28th, 2018 | no responses |

Every month we take a look at the most recent transportation industry trends to help plan for the future. Discover the industry trends for March 2018.

U.S. Trucking

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased…

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

According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, more than 400,000 accidents involved large trucks in 2015. Truckers should follow these safety tips to stay safe while traveling.

  1. Watch your blind spots

Always exercise caution when changing…

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

Fog occurs often in winter and spring, when the land can be very cold and then warm, moist air moves over it. Because of this, it’s important to adjust your driving according to weather conditions. Explore tips for truckers driving in fog:

Slow Down

When you’re driving…

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by Planet Freight | Mar 07th, 2018 | no responses |

Technology changes at a rapid pace and affects the transportation and trucking industries. Learn about four emerging trucking technologies in 2018:

Electric Trucks

Many people had their doubts about electric trucks coming to fruition, but it looks like Tesla’s electric-powered trucks are racing onto…

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by Planet Freight | Feb 28th, 2018 | no responses |

Every month we take a look at the most recent transportation industry trends to help plan for the future. Discover the industry trends for February 2018.

U.S. Trucking

December truck tonnage growth was strong. The incremental improvement in freight is likely driven by…

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

Working on the road can be challenging because you have to spend nights away from home, but there are methods to make that separation easier. Make your semi cabin feel like home away from home with these four ideas.

Make It Comfortable

The first thing…

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

If you’re looking for a career change this year, we suggest taking a look at a job in trucking. We’ve put together the top four reasons to help you decide if being a truck driver is the field for you.

  1. Industry-Leading Training

To become a…

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