How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

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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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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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How to Sleep Tight at a Truck Stop

March 26, 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 makes […]

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5 Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain or in Poor Visibility

March 20, 2022

5 Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain or in Poor Visibility

Driving on a wet road can be very dangerous and can become treacherous during heavy rain. Here are some proper steps to take to remain safe when roads are wet and heavy rain is present. 1. Make sure your wipers, defroster and headlights are in good working condition, and there is enough windshield washer fluid […]

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Did You Know?

March 5, 2022

Did You Know?

Fun Facts About Iowa 80: The World’s Largest Truckstop 1. The Iowa 80 serves an average of 5,000 customers per day. It is also a social place, where generations of local and interstate truckers have stopped; and everyone seems to have a memory or two about the place.  In the 56 years they have been […]

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February 25, 2022

Limited Offer – Armada Trucking Group x Abiud Santo (VIDEO)

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10 Safety Tips for Driving at Night

February 21, 2022

10 Safety Tips for Driving at Night

If you feel uncomfortable driving at night, the following suggestions can help: 1. Make sure you are rested and alert. If you are drowsy, sleep before you drive! Even a nap can save your life or the lives of others. 2. Do a complete pre-trip inspection of your vehicle. Make sure to check and clean […]

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We Are Hiring – Safety Manager

February 11, 2022

We Are Hiring – Safety Manager

SAFETY MANAGER ($60000 – $80000) The Safety Manager is responsible for, but not limited to managing the Safety compliance process, requirements, audits, follow up, and records to ensure Armada Trucking Group maintains compliance with regulatory standards mainly for DOT and FMCSA, but also including OSHA and Workers’ Compensation regulations. Ideal candidate will have experience managing […]

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10 Safety Tips for Driving in Fog

January 27, 2022

10 Safety Tips for Driving in Fog

These suggestions can be helpful to every truck driver facing dense fog while driving. The best advice for driving in fog is: Do Not. It is recommended to pull off the road into a rest area or truck stop until visibility is better. If you must drive, be sure to consider the following: 1. Slow […]

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Did You Know?

January 24, 2022

Did You Know?

1. Trucks carry 73% of cargo (by weight) in the US. Of the 4 million Dangerous Goods shipments every day, 94% are carried by trucks. 2. In 1953, Freightliner introduced its first overhead sleeper (model WF64) optimized for long-haul applications while meeting restrictive length laws at that time. An alternative-fuel truck capable of using gasoline, […]

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Healthy Meals For Truck Drivers

January 9, 2022

Healthy Meals For Truck Drivers

As much as you know about a healthy diet, it’s always good to keep some things, for example this very post, at hand. Before we suggest what, you should eat to stay healthy, please consider investing in appliances like a cooler, slow cooker, lunch box or microwave. This will make eating healthy food on the […]

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Happy Holidays!

December 25, 2021

Happy Holidays!

Our wish for the New Year is for you to be touched by kindness that will be intertwined with generosity and gratitude wherever your soul is journeying to and whatever decision you make. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Armada Trucking Group

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Did You Know?

December 17, 2021

Did You Know?

1. There are approximately 500,000 accidents involving tractors/trailers every year. That’s about 2.5% of all vehicle accidents and 84% of the time; the tractor/trailer is NOT at fault. 2. More than 9,000,000 people are employed in the trucking industry, accounting for about one in every fourteen U.S. jobs. 3. The trucking industry accounts for almost […]

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11 Safery Tips for Winter Driving!

December 12, 2021

11 Safery Tips for Winter Driving!

Winter is approaching and we need to be prepared. Here are 11 suggestions we find important while driving in winter conditions.  They can be helpful. Before starting, remove any ice and snow from the windshield, windows, mirrors, hand holds, steps, deck plates, and also radiator shutters. Make sure the cooling system is full and there […]

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Why Do People Want a Career as a Truck Driver?

December 3, 2021

Why Do People Want a Career as a Truck Driver?

There are as many answers to that as there are truck drivers. Some people do it because they want to experience that specific type of life style. On the other hand, some people do it because they hate the day to day rat race of a regular job. Some to escape the stress of their […]

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Our October Employee of the Month

November 5, 2021

Our October Employee of the Month

Meet Juan Carlos Ramirez, Our October 2021 Employee of the Month! Any trucking company would be more than proud to have a truck driver like Juan. Juan is a hard-working gentleman who is truly dedicated to his daily job. His professional attitude towards others and towards his duties serves as a stark reminder that integrity […]

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