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    Per diem tax deduction increased following restaurant stimulus measure

    Owner operators will be able to take advantage of a tax break thanks to a federal stimulus measure designed to help restaurants, according to business services provider ATBS. In effect for all of tax years 2021 and 2022, the measure allows owner operators to deduct 100% of the cost of restaurant meals while on the […] More

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    Delivery Pods Gain Ground in Delivering Dinner

    While self-driving trucks may still be a way off, delivery pods are gaining popularity for some deliveries such as pizza and sandwiches. Nuro, with a fleet of self-driving pods that look like giant toasters, started shuttling orders for Domino’s in Houston this week, adding to its freight from Kroger and CVS.  Kiwibot, a five-year-old startup, […] More

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    Practical steps to promote driver mental health

    Commercial truck drivers are often alone which can exacerbate mental health issues. Statistics tell us that one in five people in the United States struggles with a mental health problem, which includes hundreds of thousands of truck drivers. Mental health has a direct impact upon physical health with stress, anxiety and depression increasing the chances […] More

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    North Dakota college addresses trucker shortage with CDL-driving classes

    The national driver shortage is in the news regularly with no clear end in sight, but one college in North Dakota is taking on the challenge to prepare new commercial drivers. Bismarck State College offers a continuing education career path providing a well-rounded education that prepares students for both parts of the commercial driver’s license […] More

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    Cardinal Logistics hiring for dedicated southeast routes

    This article is sponsored by Cardinal Logistics. Cardinal Logistics is hiring CDL-A holders for dedicated routes going to the southeast hauling dry van freight. With predictable weekly home time, this is how Cardinal enables you to balance work and life! Check out the details below and see if this opportunity meets your career goals and […] More

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    Trucking company launches Feed-A-Trucker campaign in cooperation with Enmarket

    Veteran Carriers has found a tasty way to show appreciation for truck drivers by teaming up with Enmarket to provide a series of free lunches throughout 2021. The Savannah, Ga.-based trucking firm and participating groups will gather at the Enmarket on Pine Barren Rd. and Hwy 80 on the last Friday of each month for […] More

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    Recalls issued: Is your International or Peterbilt truck on the list?

    Two issues have been identified affecting certain International and Peterbilt truck models. Approximately 1,780 International trucks have been recalled by Navistar due to an issue that could cause a fuel leak, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents. Model year 2018-2019 International DuraStar and WorkStar models, 2019-2021 International HV and MV models, as well […] More

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    Woman-owned trucking company is prime example of entrepreneurship and inclusivity

    The trucking industry has long been considered a male-dominated environment but one woman is challenging the norm by operating – and succeeding! – with her own trucking company. Tere Tatiana is the owner of Labeled Blu Transportation, which comprises five 18-wheeler trucks and two garbage trucks. While not a CDL holder herself, Tatiana contracts the […] More

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