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How to Care for your Low Back While Maintaining a Trucker's Lifestyle

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics truck drivers are more likely to suffer back injuries more than any other occupation. It's no secret that sitting for long periods of time can cause a whole slew of low back ...

New Technology Helps Monitor and Control Construction Equipment Operator Fatigue

Construction equipment operators have one of the toughest, and most dangerous, jobs in the nation. These highly-skilled individuals must be diligently focused on the task at hand to avoid accidents and injury. However, long ...

Three Security Measures That Protect Against Cargo Theft

Truck drivers have a difficult job, there's no denying that. They're often called upon to spend hours behind the wheel to assure their cargo arrives at its destination on time and in perfect condition. They are also guardians ...

4 Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Construction Equipment

The days are turning cooler, leaves are beginning to litter the ground, and that first hint of frost is coating the grass in the morning... Autumn is here, and winter is right on its heels. With that frigid season right ...

Semi-Truck Technology: Are dash cams a good idea?

Many people who surf YouTube are entertained by semi-truck dash cam videos. While not the absolute latest technology, dash cams are becoming an important semi-truck technology for more than entertainment ...

Semi-Truck Technology Makes Platooning Possible

Semi-Truck Technology is continously advancing in order to improve efficiency in a variety of ways across the industry. One such advancement is "platooning". While the technology necessary for platooning has been available for ...

Anticipiate the Unexpected with These Semi-Truck Safety Tips

Semi-truck drivers are crucial in powering the economic engine of America as they spend countless hours cruising across the highways ensuring that timely delivery of products are made. However, the long hours driving on ...

CAT to Begin Manufacturing Mini-Excavators

Just as some automobile companies might outsource some manufacturing to other, smaller companies, Caterpillar uses a number of manufacturers to supply many of its construction equipment products. In fact, it' small range of ...

How To Perform a Daily FMC Semi Truck Inspection

As with any vehicle, semi and heavy duty trucks must be carefully maintained to prevent major repairs. Part of maintaining your vehicle involves periodic inspections to ensure that everything is working properly. You don’t ...

Stretching Your Miles On The Road

Everyone has seen the old wolves, lumbering stiff-legged across the diner, bent forward a bit and no longer able to stand straight. For every one you see still hauling, there are a dozen off the road permanently, unable to deal ...
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