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Trucking Industry

6 Cargo Loading & Unloading Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

Use these Best Practices for Loading & Unloading Cargo from Trucks to Minimize Accident & Injury Risks Getting cargo on and off of 18-wheelers is one of the many risky aspects of working in the trucking industry. In fact, according...

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New Federal Program Testing Interstate Trucking for Drivers18-to-20-Years-Old

A Pilot Program for Younger Interstate Truckers Is Now Underway. Here’s Why It’s Raising Both Praise & Concern. Federal regulators are operating a pilot study to evaluate the potential benefits versus risks of letting 18, 19, and 20 year olds...

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National Trucker Shortage Affects Motor Carriers & Road Users

Ongoing Trucker Shortage Will Only Get Worse, Experts Say. Here’s Why & How Some Propose to Solve The Problem By 2028, the shortage of truck drivers in the U.S. could triple, with more than 160,000 open positions without truckers to...

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Can Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Cover Pedestrians?

Yes, uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) insurance can cover pedestrians hurt in accidents caused by drivers without any or sufficient auto insurance. But that’s not the only case when UM/UIM coverage could kick in. Here’s when this coverage generally applies and what you...

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