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9 Jun 22

It's been 6 months since Congress passed the law that requires drivers to use electronic logbooks. Carriers and owner-operators have until December 2017 to comply with the new rules, but have some of you already bitten the bullet?

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7 May 31

Now's a pretty good time to tidy up the cab and make sure all your paperwork and documents are in order. This year's Roadcheck inspection blitz is coming on June 7th and lasts through the 9th. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will be conducting tens of thousands of roadside inspections all across the country, so it could be slow going out there.

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8 Apr 22

The presidential primaries are hitting the homestretch, and November's election is just right around the corner. Whoever ends up getting elected will ultimately have an affect on the trucking industry, so we wanted to know: Who think is best suited for the job?

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7 Feb 29

Last month we asked truckers how bad detention times have gotten. We got a huge response, and most of your votes and comments confirmed what we already thought – detention is still a big pain for owner-operators.

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1 Jan 26

Getting detained by a shipper costs owner-operators a lot of money. Even if you can collect a detention fee, it isn't enough to make up for the lost productivity. We want to find out how wide-spread the problem has gotten. Is it better or worse than it used to be?

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Dec 24

Without Truckers, the holidays don't happen. Thanks for always delivering. Hopefully Getloaded made that work easier for you. Here's to an even more successful 2016!

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5 Dec 16

The FMCSA finally published the so-called ELD mandate, so you’ve got a new piece of regulation to worry about. All trucking companies and drivers will have to start using electronic logs for hours of service by Dec. 16, 2017.

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Nov 19

Thousands of Getloaded members have already made the switch to Getloaded 3.0. If you haven’t made the switch yet, here’s what you’re missing out on.

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1 Nov 18

Are you making more money than you did last year? While most Americans have seen their wages stay mostly the same in the past few years, truck drivers have gotten some pretty big raises, at least according to the Wall Street Journal. Have owner-operator salaries kept up the pace?

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5 Nov 18

Congress passed a new highway bill, but the way it's written would leave most owner-operators and small carriers out in the cold. There are two different versions, and if one became law, it could wipe out about 83% of motor carriers.

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