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by Planet Freight | Jun 13th, 2018 | no responses |

Whether you started your trucking career yesterday or 10 years ago, you probably know that different seasons have an affect on your driving. It might seem like summer has ideal driving conditions, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some risk involved. To stay prepared for summer driving,…

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by Planet Freight | Jun 06th, 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 May 2018.

U.S. Trucking

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

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by Planet Freight | May 23rd, 2018 | no responses |

Memorial Day weekend is a busy time for traveling with many people driving out of town to enjoy a relaxing three-day weekend. This weekend also marks the beginning of summer travel, which means roads are going to be more crowded. Use these driving tips to stay safe…

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by Planet Freight | May 16th, 2018 | no responses |

Vehicles can reach dangerously high temperatures in the summer, which means it isn’t just uncomfortable for drivers, but it can also be harmful. Today we’re going to look at a few ways you can stay cool in your truck this summer.

  1. Use sunscreen

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by Planet Freight | May 09th, 2018 | no responses |

Saving money can be challenging no matter what your profession is, but it can be particularly difficult for truck drivers. Spending a few dollars at each stop might not seem like a lot, but it can add up. Use these five tips to stay on track with…

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by Planet Freight | May 02nd, 2018 | no responses |

Semitrucks are a complex and fascinating type of vehicle, and there’s much more to them than what meets the eye. Today we’re going to look at five surprising facts about semitrucks to help you understand them better.

  1. Semitrucks use diesel fuel because it’s more…

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by Planet Freight | Apr 25th, 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 April 2018.

U.S. Trucking

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

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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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