Healthy Living Tips for Truck Drivers

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Healthy Living Tips for Truck Drivers

  Truck drivers know: Life on the road quickly develops into lifestyle. Unfortunately, this lifestyle often means negative impacts on the driver’s own health. On average, truck drivers have more health issues and shorter life spans than men and women in other occupations. A lack of activity, confined workspace and diesel fumes can all have… Read more »

What Other Skills Do You Need Besides a Clean Driving Record?

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NSC Technologies

  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, commercial truck driving is among the fastest-growing occupations, with employers posting thousands of job openings annually. That’s not surprising given that almost 70 percent of inland freight is transported by truck, based on data from the American Trucking Association (ATA). Truck driver jobs differ significantly in terms… Read more »

Want Job Security? Get Your CDL License

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  As a nation, we rely on truck drivers to move both raw goods and finished products. These men and women truly are the foundation of the American economy and without them, we could not meet our basic needs. Because of this continuing dependence, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) means fantastic career security for people… Read more »

Winter Driving Safety Tips

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

  Driving during the winter can be terrifying, particularly where blizzard and icy conditions seemingly appear out of nowhere. While there are new automated safety technologies being added to vehicle, the man or woman behind the wheel is still the biggest safety factor for any vehicle. Therefore, it’s important for you to adopt a winter… Read more »

FMCSA Adds 12 Violations to SMS, Updates SMS Website

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) added 12 violations to the Safety Measurement System (SMS) to give large truck and bus companies a more complete picture of their safety performance. This update aligns with recent changes to FMCSA’s roadside inspection collection software and builds on efforts to continuously improve the consistency of data in… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Roadway Safety During Wet Weather

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  They say April showers bring May flowers, whatever the case, Spring’s beautiful flowers are often proceeded by wet weather. Wet weather can create hazardous conditions on the roadway. Below are 5 simple steps to roadway safety during wet weather. Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data… Read more »

Commercial Vehicle Safety. It’s What We’re Thinking About.

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year’s focus… Read more »

Women in Trucking

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We are always happy to hear exciting news about women in trucking. NSC Technologies would like to extend a warm congratulates to Andra Rush, winner of the Women in Trucking Association’s 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award. Andra has been honored extensively for her innovative job creation and manufacturing ingenuity. Rush is chair and CEO… Read more »

“Keep the Shiny Side Up and the Muddy Side Down”

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“Keep the shiny side up and the muddy side down,” is an old trucker saying that means in dry or sloppy weather, drivers kept trucks upright and on or near the roadway. It doesn’t mean a truck never got away from me. That happened in the wee hours of a late winter morning, when heavy snow and… Read more »