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by Planet Freight | Nov 15th, 2017 | no responses |

The holiday season is one of the most stressful times to travel. When you’re a truck driver, you can’t avoid the road, which is why we’ve come up with five holiday driving tips for truckers.

1. Make sure your truck is ready

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by Planet Freight | Nov 08th, 2017 | no responses |

Texting isn’t the only driving distraction. Sleep deprivation can also be a serious risk when getting behind the wheel. Drowsy driving can be just as bad as drunk driving. To help keep grogginess at bay, follow these tips for getting better sleep…

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by Planet Freight | Nov 01st, 2017 | no responses |

Every month we report on the latest industry trends that help us plan for the future. Take a look at the latest third-quarter trends.

U.S. Trucking
The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased 5.8% year over year…

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by Planet Freight | Oct 25th, 2017 | no responses |

Earlier this year, Toyota announced its plan to build a fleet of heavy-duty, hydrogen-powered trucks and now a concept version of that truck is running short-haul routes in California.  

This zero-emission class 8 truck concept has completed more than 4,000 successful…

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by planetfreight | Oct 18th, 2017 | no responses |

When you frequently drive across state lines, you may notice each city has different driving laws. Take a look at these 10 unique traffic always you might not know about.

1. Although it isn’t recommended in any state, Connecticut has specifically outlawed…

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by Planet Freight | Oct 11th, 2017 | no responses |

The weather is getting cooler, which means a new season is upon us! Believe it or not, there are many potential hazards that come with driving in fall due to the change in daylight and wildlife activity. Learn some fall trucking tips to stay safe on the…

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by Planet Freight | Oct 04th, 2017 | no responses |

As a truck driver, you spend a lot of time on the road, which is why it’s important to mix up your audio entertainment. You can choose from listening to music, podcasts, the radio or audio books. Today we’re going to recommend…

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by Planet Freight | Sep 27th, 2017 | no responses |

Apple is a brand known for thinking differently. Frequent operating system updates gives iPhone users the feeling of a brand new phone without having to buy one! The latest operating system, iOS 11, came out Sept. 19. Take a look at a…

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by Planet Freight | Sep 20th, 2017 | no responses |

Truck drivers are on the road for long hours each week, so they don’t always have the ability to check their phone or multitask while working, they can really benefit from having necessary resources at their fingertips. This includes maps, weather alerts and now mobile apps. Today…

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by Planet Freight | Sep 13th, 2017 | no responses |

Technology is constantly evolving to make logistics more efficient and affordable. Learn about the most recent supply chain trends affecting the trucking industry.

1. Autonomous Fleet
There has been a lot of discussion in recent years about

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