Protection for Truck Drivers: Personal Safety on the Road


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How to Save on Gas and Improve Driving

July 2, 2022

How to Save on Gas and Improve Driving

Whether or not a stimulus check or gas tax breaks are on the horizon, prices continue to remain high, and habits that save on gas are more important to learn than ever. Many jobs like trucking rely on the roads to run their commerce, and many others rely on roads to commute, needing gas no […]

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Top 5 Great and Surprising Truck Stops

July 1, 2022

Top 5 Great and Surprising Truck Stops

When it’s time to grab a bite to eat or take a bathroom break, truck drivers should consider a truck stop. They want something that’s clean, that has a large selection of food. Here are some chain and independent stops winning top ratings from truckers:   Noble’s Restaurant and Truck Stop (Corinth, Kentucky) Located on […]

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Biden Open to Sending Americans Money to Pay for Gas

June 20, 2022

Biden Open to Sending Americans Money to Pay for Gas

President Joe Biden signaled Monday that he would be open to sending Americans gas rebate cards to help offset soaring gas prices in the U.S. Biden also mentioned the possibility of temporarily suspending the federal gasoline tax. “I hope to have a decision based on the data I’m looking for by the end [of] the […]

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Used Trucks for Sale – 3

June 18, 2022

Used Trucks for Sale – 3

2019 VOLVO VNL42T760 For Sale In Pomona, California Truck Manufacturer: Volvo Truck model: VNL 760 Year: 2019 Price you want it at: $115,000 DESCRIPTION: 550k miles, fully loaded, automatic, factory fridge, webasto. Call for details: Goran 562-540-9620

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Used Trucks for Sale – 2

June 14, 2022

Used Trucks for Sale – 2

2018 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA For Sale In City Of Industry, California Truck Manufacturer: Freightliner Truck model: Cascadia Year: 2018 Price you want it at: $95,000 DESCRIPTION: Detroit DD15, Diesel 505hp Engine, 694k miles, 2017 US EPA Label, Requires Diesel Exhaust Fluid, CARB Compliant, Engine Brake, Detroit DT121650 12-Speed Automated Transmission, 13220 lb Front Axle, 40000 lb […]

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Used Trucks for Sale – 1

Used Trucks for Sale – 1

2016 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 125 For Sale In City Of Industry, California Truck Manufacturer: Freightliner Truck model: Cascadia Year: 2016 Price you want it at: $69,000 DESCRIPTION: Detroit DD15, 6 Cylinder 14.8L Diesel Engine, 610k miles, 2017 US EPA Label, Engine Brake, Eaton Fuller FRO-16210C 10-Speed Manual Transmission, 13220 lb Front Axle, 40000 lb Rears, Detroit DA-RT-40 […]

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Our May 2022 Employee of the Month

June 9, 2022

Our May 2022 Employee of the Month

Meet Reginald Swain – Amazon lane team driver – Our May 2022 Employee of the Month! Reginald is an extraordinary driver, dedicated and highly respected among his fellow drivers. Upon receiving a $ 500 check, he said: “I like working for Armada. Armada hired me in December. I’ve been working ever since, every week I […]

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Truck Driver Named Job of the Future

June 7, 2022

Truck Driver Named Job of the Future

With a future full of self-checkouts and robots serving fast food, the threat to job security is higher than ever. Which careers will thrive over the years, and which will technology leave in its dust? A truck driver is one job that will continue to thrive in the future, growing and innovating but staying very […]

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Top Five Trucking Industry Issues

June 4, 2022

Top Five Trucking Industry Issues

The findings below are taken from the report titled CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY – 2021 and was prepared by The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). ATRI survey was conducted in late 2021 and their analysis relies on a robust data collection methodology, thus presenting the state of play in terms of participants’ perceptions […]

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How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

May 20, 2022

How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

Taking into account current parking shortage, it makes it difficult for truck drivers to find a safe place to park and sleep. Often faced with the choice between Hours of Service (HOS) violations or traffic fines, truck drivers find themselves in challenging situations. With the lack of security personnel and quick access to highways, this […]

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Important Note: Preparing Your Fleet for CVSA International Roadcheck 2022

May 14, 2022

Important Note: Preparing Your Fleet for CVSA International Roadcheck 2022

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced this year’s International Roadcheck dates as May 17-19 with a focus on wheel ends. International Roadcheck is a 72-hour high-visibility, high-volume commercial motor vehicle inspection and enforcement initiative. Commercial motor vehicle inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. will conduct North American Standard Inspections of commercial motor […]

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Our April Employees of the Month

May 13, 2022

Our April Employees of the Month

Meet Salvador Mendez (left) and Spencer Fonte, Our April 2022 Employees of the Month! We want to congratulate Salvador and Spencer for their outstanding work and being the first ones named Employees of the Month as team drivers. Salvador has worked with us for over 7 years now, while Spencer has been with us for […]

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Should Commercial Trucks Have Speed Limiters?

May 10, 2022

Should Commercial Trucks Have Speed Limiters?

Will FMCSA Implement Speed Limiter Mandate on Commercial Trucks? Speed governs just about every daily activity, and we are constantly being told not to eat too fast, or you’ll choke, don’t run too fast, or you’ll fall, and don’t drive too fast, or you’ll have an accident. When it comes to driving speed, the struggle […]

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How Do Music Choices Affect Driving?

April 25, 2022

How Do Music Choices Affect Driving?

Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, or Snoop Dogg, whichever artists’ tunes move us on the dance floor, also influence how we move on the road. For truck drivers or anyone spending time behind the wheel, making the right music choice is essential because music influences mood, emotions, and alertness. How does music affect us, and what […]

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How To Deal With A Panic Attack On The Road

April 20, 2022

How To Deal With A Panic Attack On The Road

One of our previous posts has already dealt with panic attacks while in cabin (see: https://bit.ly/3rC16FM). The topic of panic attack is always addressable in a myriad of ways, yet we shall give our best in succinctly explaining this utterly unpleasant feeling of sudden and intense anxiety. We hope this will be helpful to you. […]

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Are You A Distracted Driver?

April 6, 2022

Are You A Distracted Driver?

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month, find out what makes a distracted driver and how to avoid it. Millions of people hop into their cars or trucks and hit the road hoping for a smooth and safe journey to their destination, but these people may be putting their lives at risk because a distracted driver […]

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Our March Employee of the Month

April 3, 2022

Our March Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Christian Knight, our March employee of the month. He has been with us just over two years and he brings a positive attitude to work without fail. Christian’s work ethic is strong, and he gets the job done week in and week out. His attention to detail only enhances his performance. Thank you […]

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Trucking Road Highlights: Iowa 80 Truck Stop

March 26, 2022

Trucking Road Highlights: Iowa 80 Truck Stop

In the city of Walcott, just 20 minutes North of the Mississippi River, Iowa 80 Truck Stop beckons drivers to its grandeur, both in size and amenities. Not all truck stops are created equal, and Iowa 80 is no exception. Iowa 80 truck stop both serves and celebrates truck drivers and is rooted in rich […]

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How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

Taking into account current parking shortage, it makes it difficult for truck drivers to find a safe place to park and sleep. Often faced with the choice between Hours of Service (HOS) violations or traffic fines, truck drivers find themselves in challenging situations. With the lack of security personnel and quick access to highways, this makes […]

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