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Winter Safety Tips for Truckers

Winter Safety Tips for Truckers

It’s that time of year when it seems like there’s a new blizzard moving across the country every week, dumping several inches of snow and creating whiteout conditions, which makes driving difficult. Trucker Tools recently surveyed truckers and carriers like yourself about winter driving and how to deal with winter weather challenges. Nearly 200 drivers and carriers responded to our…

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Gary, Grand Junction and Rapid City Some of the Hottest Markets for Truckers in the Next Week

Gary, Grand Junction and Rapid City Some of the Hottest Markets for Truckers in the Next Week

This is usually one of the slowest times of the year in trucking. Not this year, however. Distribution of several different COVID-19 vaccines, an increase in volumes at ports and the possibility of a second stimulus are all driving sustained demand for trucks. Companies have developed better systems and protocols for dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks, which has helped manufacturing rebound.…

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Trucker Tools’ Driver App: Keeping You Moving and Making Money During the Pandemic

Trucker Tools’ Driver App: Keeping You Moving and Making Money During the Pandemic

Trucker Tools recently surveyed truckers like you to find out more about how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting you and your livelihood. We conducted the same survey back in April at the beginning of the pandemic. The truckers we surveyed recently say that they continue to struggle with reduced income, reduced hours at truck stops, extended detention time, increased restrictions…

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Where Rates and Demand Will Rise in the Next Week: Lexington, St. Louis, Cheyenne and Chicago

Where Rates and Demand Will Rise in the Next Week: Lexington, St. Louis, Cheyenne and Chicago

If you’re looking for information on where to go for the highest rates, you’ve found it! Trucker Tools’ Market Index Report uses information from our driver app, broker software platforms and other sources to predict where rates and demand will be highest and lowest in the coming week. Unlike many rate/demand prediction tools, our Market Index Report is free for…

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