Tag Archives: Department of Transportation

Discover More about Long Hauling Requirements

Ever thought what it takes to be a long haul driver? How does a truck driver manage hauling for days and weeks together? It is essential for owner operators to have the necessary requirements to make their trucking business prosperous and handle every task assiduously. Starting from hiring drivers to having the essential equipment, it all requires hard work and dedication for a smooth running of the business. Reading further can help owner operators to have a clear understanding of the requirements and can work on the aspect accordingly. Continue reading

Understanding the Hazards of the Trucking Industry

The Department of Transportation usually follows the jurisdiction prepared by the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) for the trucking industry especially when using the public roads. The jurisdiction created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is applicable on vehicle operating within the workplace and not on the public roads. Additionally, the jurisdiction is applicable on the various intrastate trucking such as logging, agriculture, and sand haulers. The OSHA has right to apply rules on the transportation of hazardous materials travelling whether interstate or intrastate. Continue reading

Amazing Trivia about Trucks and Trailers

Are you a truck lover having keen interest in trucking facts and information?  If yes, then you are at the right place, as we would discuss some fascinating and well-informed facts on trucks. Continue reading