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Happy Veterans Day

In honor of the brave men and women who have sacrificed and fought to keep America great; we thank you for being the real American Heroes, not just today, but every day! Thank you for defending the freedoms, the safety and honor of all Americans!

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Holiday Trucking: Reducing Stress and Staying Connected

The trucking lifestyle can make it hard to juggle spending holiday time with family and friends. For so many trucking families (just like families with members in law enforcement and public safety) moveable holiday celebrations are the norm. If you have to have Thanksgiving dinner on a Wednesday or a Friday, it’s OK. You can […]

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CVSA Roadcheck 2015 Results are In!

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has published the results of the 2015 Roadcheck that took place on June 2-4. During this 72-hour enforcement period, inspectors across the nation completed 69,472 truck and bus inspections. During Roadcheck 2015, the CVSA reported that Driver and Vehicle Out-of-Service Rates for Level 1 inspection were the lowest on […]

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Basic Requirements to Becoming a Truck Driver

There are lots of excellent reasons to go into trucking. It’s a growth industry and, with the right company, offers competitive pay and benefits along with a flexible schedule. But it’s a skilled profession that isn’t for everyone. Becoming a commercial truck driver requires a higher level of knowledge, skills and physical ability than driving […]

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Top Tips for Choosing a Truck Driver Staffing Firm

Companies in the market for a reliable firm to manage their truck driver staffing are looking for a way to save money and hassle. One thing they aren’t looking for is extra headaches because they chose an inferior staffing company. With their reputation on the line every time a truck bearing their name is on […]

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: September 13-19, 2015

During this week, the staff at TransForce Inc. would like to take a special opportunity to thank all of our drivers who operate safely each and every day. We are proud of our group of drivers–and thank you for the professionalism and dedication you exhibit. Please join us in thanking all professional Truck Drivers  nationwide. For more […]

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6 Things to Look for in a Trucking Job

  Now is a really good time to become a trucker. The current shortage of qualified drivers means that truckers can be choosy about which companies they work for. Competition among employers is heating up, so it’s a great time to review the top six things to look for in an ideal trucking job.  TransForce […]

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How Truckers Can Avoid Distractions While on the Road

We all know that hand-held mobile devices can be the biggest cause of driver distraction. But, did you know that there are many other things going on in the cab that can also distract truckers from keeping their eyes on the road? A San Diego-based company that specializes in video driver safety technology recently released […]

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Retention Is Key During a Trucker Shortage

  When truck drivers quit, the industry suffers. Production temporarily drops, and time and money must be spent to hire and train new truckers to replace them. To improve driver retention and keep quality staff on board, we need to understand why they leave for new jobs. Here are some common reasons why drivers quit […]

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CVSA Roadcheck June 2-4-2015

It’s Back!! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will hold their annual 72-hour Roadcheck this year from June 2-4. The annual three-day roadside commercial vehicle safety crackdown known as Roadcheck will focus on various elements of motor carrier, vehicle, driver, and cargo safety and security. This year, there will be a special focus on cargo […]

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