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    What’s Covered on the CDL Exam?

    Earning a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is an important step for anyone wanting to get into the trucking industry. But what exactly do you need to know in order to pass the CDL exam? The topics that are covered on the CDL exam vary from state to state, but typically include: General Knowledge: This section […] More

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    Nikola Prepped to Launch Hydrogen Mobile Fueler

    Nikola Corp. has taken the lead in zero-emission transportation with their new breakthrough technology – a revolutionary 700 bar (10,000 psi) hydrogen mobile fueler that can directly fill up hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles as it prepares to roll out its own Tre FCEV later this year. “Nikola has spent the greater part of two […] More

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    Scott Swenson Named Minnesota Trucking Association Driver of the Year

    The Minnesota Trucking Association announced the winner of the 2022 Minnesota Driver of the Year Award last week at their annual Driver of the Year Banquet. Scott Swenson, who works for Dart Transport in Eagan, received the honor. Swenson has been driving for 46 years and has earned an impressive driving record over the decades. […] More

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    Driver Compensation Committee Told Pay-By-Mile System is a “Killer”

    Tom Weakly of the OOIDA Foundation recently delivered an urgent message to a committee tasked with determining how driver pay affects retention and overall safety performance. He pointed out how popular mileage-based pay costs driver money and puts them and others at risk. In his message, he spotlighted potential hazards posed by these compensation models, […] More

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    Top 10 Truck Stops in the U.S.

    Ever find yourself wondering where to stop and refuel on your next road trip? Or maybe looking for a reliable place with good amenities or services? Look no further – we have the ultimate list of the top 10 best truck stops in America. From scenic landscapes, delectable food options, top-notch facilities, and local attractions […] More

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    Women In Trucking: Trail-Blazing a New Path with Fresh Leadership

    Jennifer Hedrick, CAE, has been appointed the incoming president and chief executive officer of Women In Trucking Association (WIT). She will strive to empower women working in the trucking industry through her work with WIT’s board of directors and staff. Her leadership will continue to support WIT’s mission by motivating women’s employment within this industry […] More

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