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History Behind Veterans Day
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History Behind Veterans Day

Veteran’s Day is one of the most patriotic days of the country.  It is a day of giving thanks to people who risked or gave their lives for us to live in America comfortably. On the 11th day of the 11th month during the 11th hour an armistice or cease fire was declared between Germany and Allied Nations during World War I which was then called “The Great War.” Armistice…

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New Transportation Regulations Regarding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosions

Due to the recent events concerning the safety recall on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued out a safety advisory notice regarding commercial motor vehicle transportation of the device and affiliate products which include damaged, defective or recalled lithium batteries, cells, and portable electronic devices. This safety notice was directed towards owners, operators, and…

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Self-Driving Trucks To Change The Industry

According to transportation experts, trucking industry will change drastically within the next two decades. It is important for carriers to be prepared for these changes in order to survive them. The last big change in trucking was deregulation and it put many carriers out of the business. It was a major change, but the one that is coming is even bigger, and it is going to happen due to vehicle…

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How To Stay Safe In Roadside Emergency

Sometimes it can happen that you are forced to stop driving – whether because of a flat tire, empty fuel tank or your car has broken down. The main thing in case of roadside emergency is to take care of your safety, and Global Auto Transportation has some tips for you.   First of all, you should get off the road. Pull your car as far off the road as far…

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Lower speed limits to be forced on trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are looking to impose forcible speed limits on how fast large vehicles such as big rigs and buses can travel on the highways nationwide.   A new proposal made on Friday suggests that devices electronically capping speeds would be installed on new models of American vehicles weighing over 26,000 pounds. A cap can be 60, 65 or 68…

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How to become a female truck driver?

For a long time truck driving was seen as a purely man’s job. Today getting a Commercial Driver’s License can be a beginning of a successful career for anyone, women or men – especially now when the industry experiences a growing shortage of drivers. The stereotypes are becoming the thing of the past, and more people start to see that this job, like any other, is about being professional and…

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Rose Rocket To Modernize Trucking Industry With Their App

According to ATA statistics, trucks move 70% of the freight in the United States. It is hard to underestimate the role of trucking in the shipping industry. Trucking is also a valuable market bringing $603 billion in revenue. To maximize the profits and modernize the tools used by the industry, a company called Rose Rocket, that operates in the US and Canada, is working on new software.   Rose Rocket…

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New Bentley For… Fishing Lovers

The Bentley Bentayga has been quite popular with customers, and the new model has already been announced. The special edition of the Bentley Bentayga has been named ‘Fly Fishing by Mulliner’, and yes, it is designed for fishing trips.   For the most part, it is the same as Bentayga. It has the same Continental kind of exterior (that looks great in dark green) and comes with W12 powerplant with…

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Driving Is Dangerous On Independence Day

With so many people planning to hit the road on the July 4th weekend, you can expect Independence Day driving to be nightmarish.   According to AAA, travel by car is expected to increase 1.2% compared with last year’s Independence Day. In comparison with Memorial Day, 5 million more Americans will be driving on the July 4.   The summertime travel is expected to hit the new record this year…

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What Is It Like To Be In Truck Driver Training Program?

If you have ever wondered what it is like to learn how to drive a truck, the video from Cape Fear Community College that greatly demonstrates what being a student in a truck driver training program is like.   In the video you can see CFCC students and their learning process. If you have always wondered what it is like to drive a truck or maybe if you are considering…

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