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LAUSD is the Latest to Refuse to Include Trump Letter in Food Boxes

File This Under More Opposition to President Donald Trump LAUSD is the latest agency to refuse to include a letter signed by President Donald Trump in food boxes. The food boxes are provided by the federal government. In fact, the food boxes give aid families hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is really sad. He is our president whether the left, staunch Democrats like him or not. If it…

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Why Celebrate This Time At All?

So, I'm Latino. It's not that big of a deal. To begin with, there's nothing much different about me from white people, black people, Asians, Indigenous. I'm born by myself, I live for myself and I aspire to die beside my best friend: myself. So why is Hispanic Heritage Month so important? It's an opportunity to educate new generations on their ancestors' triumphs and struggles. There's reason to celebrate the…

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New Pilot Program: FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing a pilot program that allows drivers to take a break on the road. The Split Duty Period Pilot Program allows for drivers of CMVs to have the option to pause their 14-hour shift. Drivers can take an off-duty period of 30 minutes to three hours. This break would not meet the Agency's hours-of-service requirement to complete the delivery within 14 hours.…

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Marijuana: Are Truck Drivers Choosing Smoking Over Job?

Marijuana is becoming a popular choice for truck drivers. While the job requires a sound mind at all times, many drivers are getting in trouble. The use of cannabis is causing concerns among the trucking industry. With so many drivers utilizing the plant in their off-hours, concern for driver safety is increasing. The first monthly report for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is producing some worrisome numbers. Marijuana remains the…

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Electric Trucks: 100,000 In Ten Years

CA - The state is looking to change the trucking industry by requiring over 100,000 new electric trucks over the next 10 years. The state of California is one of the most environmentally progressive states in the country. With having some of the highest smog regulations, they spearhead the US's environmental issues. Well, now that companies like Tesla and their (albeit slightly ripped off competitor) Nikola are hitting the market,…

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The FMCSA Has Updated Hours Of Service

The FMCSA has set forth new hours of service for truck drivers across the country. While many drivers are becoming stretched thin while fighting the frontlines of COVID-19, the FMCSA is ensuring a more stable work environment. “America’s truckers are doing a heroic job keeping our supply chains open during this unprecedented time and these rules will provide them greater flexibility to keep America moving,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine…

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PIN System Consolidating Into A Single Number

Bureaucracy often elicits groans and frustration from those forced to interact with it. For truckers, regulations require them to seek various forms and approvals to conduct their work. While it keeps the industry organized and protects truckers as well as motorists on the road, it often causes headaches. However, in a move towards simplification, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration decided to consolidate the use of personal identification numbers to…

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Revenue Increases, Profit Drops In First Quarter

Despite the economic downturn, business in the trucking industry continues to rumble on. While demand for large items dropped, shipping essential goods increased, keeping the industry busy. As a result, revenue increased for one of the country's largest trucking companies, J.B. Hunt. However, profit actually tumbled in the same period. By comparison, freight in March of 2020 rose 32 percent over March of last year. The increase in demand prompted…

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Hours Of Service Waiver Remains In Effect

In an effort to maintain expedient chains of supply, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last month eased hours of service regulations for orders of essential supplies. On Wednesday, the FMCSA announced an extension of the hours of service waiver out to the middle of next month. The original waiver sought to provide emergency relief supplies across the nation. Stipulations required transported goods be in some fashion related to the…

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Loans Available To Weather Downturn

Nearly all industries face a difficult road ahead. The economic impact of the global pandemic hits both supply and demand sides, as well as the bridge between the two. Shipping dropped substantially in the early days of the outbreak. With manufacturing down in China, where the outbreak began, imports and subsequent freight from Southern California fell precipitously. Now, the federal government offers loans to both small trucking companies and owner-operators…

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