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Aug

What Every Truck Driver Needs to Know About the Weight of Di...

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Truck drivers need to consider the weight of their trucks everytime they are loading their next haul. Weight helps to determine fuel mileage and how much a trucker is paid for their haul. Truckers should also consider the weight of the fuel that helps their trucks move. Diesel weight is much smaller than the weight of a cab or a haul, but if these important details are not considered in their plans and calculations, it may be the most consequential part of an entire trip. Importance of Diesel Weight There are several important reasons why truck drivers need to know the weight of their diesel fuel. These reasons are all connected to avoiding potential regulatory scrutiny and making a ride as smooth and cheap as possible. The first reason is to calculate the weight that a truck can handle at any one time. Trucks have to carefully balance the amount…

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26
Sep

7 Ways To Show Respect And Appreciation For Your Truck Drivers

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Truck drivers usually work long, hard hours. Sharing the road with them can be a good experience for everyone if we remember they deserve our respect and admiration. There are some things we can do to make truckers’ lives easier while they’re on the road and show them that what they do is important to us. Respect their time. Truck drivers are on deadlines. Time for them is precious and an extended delay may mean they’re spending another night in the cabin of their rig instead of being at home with family. Of course, there may be times when this can’t be controlled, like traffic jams, but time can be saved in areas like unloading and loading of cargo. Just like everyone else – a driver’s time is valuable. Pay them fairly. Companies paying drivers a fair wage have a higher retention rate. If they know their skills and time…

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