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5 Tips to Drive Safely During the Summer

From distractions like cell phones or crying kids in the backseat, to hazards like road construction or reckless drivers, there are lots of reasons to stay alert on the road this summer. With summer in full swing and Labor Day right around the corner, the roads are full of people driving excitedly to and from […]

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15 Deadliest States for Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents can come with deadly consequences, but many of us are unaware how often they occur or the circumstances involved. Did you know that, according to the NHTSA, around six out of every ten fatal car accidents only involve one vehicle? Or that the deadliest time to be on the roads is between […]

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The latest 2019 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign kicks off August 16. According to the U. S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), around 10,000 people are killed by drunk drivers each year, which is just shy of one person every fifty minutes! To put it into a little more […]

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2019 Trucking Industry Trade Shows: Come See Us This Fall!

TransForce, Inc. and its parent company TransForce Group are proud to participate in several trucking industry trade shows and conferences. Stop by any of our booths to meet the TransForce Group team and learn why we are the one-stop solution for all your fleet needs. Here’s where we’ll be: National Private Truck Council’s National Safety Conference […]

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New Bill Threatens an End to Utilizing Independent Contractors

Bill AB5 aims to shake up motor carriers’ relationships with owner-operators. Bill AB5, passed California’s General Assembly in July, is heading to the state Senate. The bill expands upon the Supreme Court case of Dynamex Operations vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles. If accepted, the legislation would prevent companies from using independent contractors as they […]

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5 Tips for Driving in the Rain

Rainy season is upon us in many parts of the United States. While the severity may vary, the driving risks remain the same. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration project that this season will bring “historic, widespread flooding” which poses a threat to everyone on the road. But even if you aren’t in a flood-prone area, […]

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When the Wind Blows: 5 Tips for Driving in Windy Conditions

Rain, ice, snow and road debris are just a few of the things we adjust for on the road simply because we can see them. But for truckers, there is an unseen foe awaiting them at any given time: the wind. Wind affects everything it touches from the trees, to your hair, to the fifty […]

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Stay Cool on the Road

Summer presents a new set of challenges and potential hazards for the trucking community. Stay safe on the road with these tips:  1. Check the traffic, check your route, and stay alert through work zones. Summer is a time for traffic. Families are out on road trips and vacations, motorcyclists are out in full force, […]

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The Importance of Keeping Your License Current

If the information on your license is out of date you might be exposing yourself to inconvenient and potentially costly consequences. The most important reason to ensure that the address on your driver’s license is up-to-date is the most obvious: it’s illegal not to do so! In nearly every state in the U.S. you can […]

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CA Senate Labor Committee Passes Bill AB5: Dynamex

What does this mean for employers’ driver workforce? The Bill The California Senate Labor Committee passed Bill AB5 on July 10, 2019. This decision expands a groundbreaking California Supreme Court decision last year known as Dynamex, where the CA Supreme Court adopted a new test for classifying workers that presumes workers are employees. Businesses need to prove […]

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