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February 3, 2017 123Loadboard

Right Turning Trucks and Preventing Cyclist Accidents

The battle between a truck driver and bicyclist rarely turns out well for the biker. The battle of the right-hand biker lane and the rights of right turning trucks has been a hot topic in many states. While there may be debate on who has the right-of-way, there is no arguing that bicyclists aren’t going anywhere, so sharing the road and learning the law is an effort all drivers…

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January 18, 2017 123Loadboard

Uberization of Trucking – Pros and Cons

Uberization of Trucking Shows Promise With Challenges – After a night on the town, virtually anyone with a phone can request a vehicle to come pick them up at their exact location. The days of calling for a taxi have changed. The Uber effect on our society means with a touch of a button, a vehicle – one that customers can choose specifically – will be at your curbside in minutes.

January 6, 2017 123Loadboard

Sleep Apnea and The Effect on Professional Truck Drivers

The lifestyle of a truck driver is not for everyone and often sleep apnea is inevitable. The hours can be irregular and long. Drivers sit for extended periods of time with little physical activity and a diet high in sodium and fat thanks to the convenience of fast food. While this lifestyle isn’t glamorous, it is rewarding and…

December 28, 2016 123Loadboard

Load Board App Now Includes New Features For Truckers

Truck drivers are positively raving about the new features that have recently become available on 123Loadboard’s Mobile Load Board App…

December 22, 2016 123Loadboard

Women Truckers Could Ease The Truck Driver Shortage

Trucking Companies Recruit Women Truckers To Fill The Driver Drought. A severe labor shortage in the truck driving industry has prompted trucking companies to turn to an underutilized employment pool: women. The American Trucking Associations report there are currently 48,000 driver openings, with a projected 890,000 total vacancies through 2025.