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Broaden Your Fleet's Field of View with Fender-Mounted Mirrors

Lane change crashes pose a clear and present danger to motor carriers. The trucking industry has made commendable efforts to educate the public about avoiding blind spots around large trucks, but because of federal requirements mandating only two rear-vision mirrors on every tractor, it stands to reason that motor carriers should do more to expand the driver's field of view around the truck to help reduce the risk of a critical crash.
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Where’s the Cargo?

An old cargo scam recently reappeared in the Windy City. Each time, the scam follows a basic plan and relies on a motor carrier who does not check the background and reputation of this "broker" and takes a short cut.
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Top 10 Critical Issues Facing the Trucking Industry

ATRI unveiled its list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry at ATA's Management Conference and Exhibition in October. For the third year in a row, the industry ranked the Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules as its top industry concern.  For the past two years, major HOS impacts on supply chains were the impetus behind the first place ranking.  In this year's survey, carriers and drivers voiced their concern over the uncertain future of the current suspension of the rules.
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