Entries by Lisa Ciarrone

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Handy Guide to Tractor-Trailer Length Regulations

The MAP-21 bill back in 2012. Since then, Congress enacted more tractor-trailer length limits and weight limit laws in an effort to keep our roads safe. The problem is that each state’s length regulations are different, especially when it comes to the lengths allowed for a tractor-trailer.  So to help truck drivers crossing state lines and […]

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FMCSA considers letting truckers decide when they’re tired

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation announced a “Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot Program”. This allows truckers to split their off-duty sleeper berth time as they choose. According to the The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) notice, 240 participating drivers will be “allowed to use any combination of split sleeper periods, totaling 10 hours.” This replaces […]

Called to Serve

On this Veterans Day, Americans are remembering the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice, or who went off to war and returned forever changed, like Drive My Way veteran Kevin Garner. But not all who serve go to war. Those who serve U.S. interests stateside still feel a tremendous call to duty, however, […]

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Fueling Our Daily Lives

Everyday, professional truck drivers keep us all operating by delivering many of the basic necessities. We often take these for granted, such as water, food, clothing and fuel. We celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. It reminds us just how vital truckers are in our daily lives. […]