by Michele Wade, on Jun 24, 2020 1:16:00 PM

Safety is a priority at National Carriers Inc. (NCI), a diversified motor carrier based in Irving, Texas. Redefining The Road recently caught up with Jill Maschmeier, Director of Safety and …

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by Bob Stanton, on Mar 23, 2020 5:16:00 PM

Truckers For A Cause medical support group cofounder and long-haul trucker Bob Stanton helped put together the following “decision tree” of sorts in hopes of assisting any driver faced with …

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by Jeana Hysell, on Feb 21, 2020 11:06:00 AM

Commercial drivers “should exercise caution” when deciding whether to use CBD oil, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced. Products containing the hemp-derived substance known as cannabidiol have grown in …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jan 31, 2020 7:51:00 PM

The email started innocent enough. The question from the CEO asked if the employee had a moment to “get a task done.” The sender asked the reader to purchase eight …

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by Angela Eliacostas, on Jul 2, 2019 9:31:00 PM

Ask Angela: What are your views on cell phone usage by commercial drivers? This is a very important question. Different states have different laws for non-commercial drivers, so following the law …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jul 2, 2019 8:50:00 PM

For those of us in the trucking industry, we are well aware that the four-wheeler causes most crashes involving a commercial truck. It’s frustrating for all of us that student …

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by Ellen Voie, on Jun 3, 2018 2:17:00 PM

Imagine you are a 24-year-old female who decides to become a professional driver. You attend a truck driving school during the day for three to six weeks. You proudly display …

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by Sandy Long, on Jun 13, 2016 5:19:00 PM

Women In Trucking members Lee and Kari Fisher are owner operators. Kari is a wife/rider on the truck helping with all aspects of the job except for driving. A few …

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