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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

Add a Touch of Excitement with Interesting Smartphone Apps

You are bored of driving; you can recharge yourself by playing a game, lost in the woods switch on the GPS and track yourself, or want to take rest you can locate the nearest truck stop. Smartphones have made it possible and used by many people worldwide. Additionally, truckers who dedicate themselves for long hours on the road need to have something handy to keep them lively and active. Using mobile phones while driving is an offence but it is no harm stopping somewhere for a while and refreshing themselves with interesting mobile apps. Continue reading