December 2014 Newsletter

by Austin Haskew on December 12, 2014

Christmas is just around the corner and the year is coming to a close.  With all of the stress of the holidays, we hope you can find the time to enjoy this month’s articles.  There is some great information in all of them!

We hope you’ve had an amazing 2014 and want to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Gifts from the Heart

by Terri Jenkins-Brady December 12, 2014

The holidays are almost here – and if you haven’t gotten your gifts yet, don’t despair – here are some ideas that don’t cost much in time or money, but will be enjoyed by all. If you’ve got a smart phone, take photos of someplace you’d really like to take your significant other to visit […]

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Left Turn of a Lifetime

by Ernest Sharpe December 12, 2014

Ernie-Earl here, T-Dawg’s better educated, Volvo-driving cousin, sitting at the third table from the door at the local Starbuck’s, sipping a mocha latté and wearing a Peterbilt cap with a quilted goose-down vest so the girls will think I’m a trucker. We all like stories about people who chuck stable but boring lives to pursue […]

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Got Your Back?

by Terri Jenkins-Brady December 12, 2014

Tom Kelley’s article this month about ergonomics for the driver also serves as a great reminder to be good to your back and spine, especially since billions of dollars are spent every year throughout the country for workers’ comp, lost wages and doctor and hospital costs – not to mention the pain and suffering people […]

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Understanding Trucking Insurance III

by Timothy Brady December 12, 2014

In the last two months, I’ve been discussing the different types of insurance coverage that is available to truckers and trucking companies. We’ve covered Auto Liability, which is required by FMCSA regulations in order for a trucking company to have their hauling authority. We’ve discussed Bobtail, Physical Damage, General Liability and Rider Insurance and how […]

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Tech 4 Trucks – Ergonomics– Body Tech

by Tom Kelley December 12, 2014

Maintaining Trucks Is Important, But What About Maintaining the Driver? There’s plenty of focus on technology to make trucks run better, faster and cheaper, but far less attention is devoted to technology to help take proper care of the most important part of the truck, the drivers who deliver the loads. Ergonomic considerations, from the […]

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Thank you for reading our December 2014 Newsletter! We look forward to seeing your comments. Don’t forget to keep checking EveryTruckJob as we updated our design. For more news on the trucking industry, you can check our Trucking Blog. Be looking for even more advancements coming soon!