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2021: A good year to buy a high-tech used truck
El Trailero News
2021: A good year to buy a high-tech used truck

The used truck market has experienced a different economic scenario during 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic year. The prices of used heavy duty trucks started to drop in 2019 but after the pandemic the prices were even more affected. The depreciation during the first months of 2020 was around 8.5%. The company Daimler Trucks stated that they were prepared for the challenging year and, finally, the fourth quarter of 2020 was promising with a rising level of new trucks sales. On the other hand, used trucks are in a good place since there are good vehicle offerings in the market, such as the Freightliner Cascadia from Daimler Trucks. There is a great demand of safety systems and automated transmissions on the market for used trucks and the Freightliner Cascadia is a very good option for a high-tech truck. According to Daimler Trucks` predictions regarding used trucks, during 2021 the prices of these vehicles will stabilize and since many fleets work with cycles of between three and five years, the model of Cascadia from the year 2018 will be on the market of sales in 2021, although buyers need move quickly to catch one of these big opportunity trucks before they are sold out....

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More demand, less supply, thanks to COVID-19
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More demand, less supply, thanks to COVID-19

The pandemic generated chaos in the world, especially in the...

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Will Prop 22 allow you to be an independent owner-operator?
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Will Prop 22 allow you to be an independent owner-operator?

Big gig companies, which hire the services of independent co...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 01/01/2021

Penalties imposed by the IRS for not complying with Tax Law

Tax fines or penalties can be confusing, burdensome, and are an undesirable consequence of not doing the right thing or timely. Whether it`s associated with a sporting event, school grades, or paying taxes, penalties are designed to make noncompliance more painful than the behavior or ignorance of d...

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What is an Offer in Compromise?  Is it a good alternative for you?
Taxes at the Wheel
What is an Offer in Compromise? Is it a good alternative for you?

Know what an Offer in Compromise is and if this could be a good alternative for you and what are the requirements to mak...

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Your tax return is your peace of mind
Taxes at the Wheel
Your tax return is your peace of mind

The audits launched by the Internal Revenue Service everyday are more aggressive especially towards those who have self-...

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Urge the IRS not to send collection letters
Taxes at the Wheel
Urge the IRS not to send collection letters

According to the Accounting Today publication, Rep. Richard Neal, a Massachusetts Democrat, who chairs the tax-writing H...

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Tax extension for S Corp and LLC expires September 15, 2020
Taxes at the Wheel
Tax extension for S Corp and LLC expires September 15, 2020

If your “S” corporation or your Limited Liability Company (LLC) submitted a 6-month extension request on Mar...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 01/01/2021

Arriving at a Truck Stop can be pleasant or cause a headache

 How nice is the feeling of taking the exit of the freeway and head into a Truck Stop to enjoy a delicious meal and take a comforting rest after a long and exhausting day at work. Relaxing, right? Well, don`t relax too much my friend; a large percentage of tractor-trailer accidents occur at tru...

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It is not time to open gifts, but to open hearts
Safety at the Wheel
It is not time to open gifts, but to open hearts

For many, December is the best month of the year filled family and celebrations. However, this particular year has been ...

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The invisible enemy on the road
Safety at the Wheel
The invisible enemy on the road

We all know the dangers of ice, rain and snow. The only “good thing” about these three weather conditions is...

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Accident: Now what should I do?
Safety at the Wheel
Accident: Now what should I do?

Despite all the precautions that we can take in our work and in driving a vehicle, there are many factors that could com...

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Big changes in service hours
Safety at the Wheel
Big changes in service hours

As of September 29, when the revised hours of service rule become law, truck drivers will have new options to be able to...

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Legal Topics


Legal Topics • 01/01/2021

The best lawyer for all truckers

The Law Offices of Patricio Aguirre wishes all truckers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This segment will address important issues regarding truck drivers, their trucks and other legal issues of interest to the large and important community of truck drivers every month. This coming year wil...

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Will modern technology help reduce traffic tickets?
Legal Topics
Will modern technology help reduce traffic tickets?

The implementation of cutting-edge technology in the transportation sector has seen a lot in recent months and even year...

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Will independent Owner-Operators be ready to comply with the AB5 law?
Legal Topics
Will independent Owner-Operators be ready to comply with the AB5 law?

In January 2021, the AB5 Law will come into effect. But are owner-operators and companies prepared for that correct clas...

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What should I do if I get COVID-19 at work?
Legal Topics
What should I do if I get COVID-19 at work?

First, you must report it to your company and receive immediate medical attention. Why is it important to report it? I...

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My worker was injured and I don`t have worker`s compensation Insurance
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My worker was injured and I don`t have worker`s compensation Insurance

If a worker is injured on the job and you do not have workers` compensation insurance, then it`s very likely that you`l...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 01/01/2021

Parasitic loads could drain your truck`s battery

This is an important concern that any fleet should worry about, especially in cases that requires trucks to be parked for an extended period of time. The parasitic loads happen when the power usage of vehicle’s battery is consumed by the components connected to the truck’ circuit when th...

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Bet on the best option for spare parts
Mechanical Tips
Bet on the best option for spare parts

We know that all truckers and small fleets take their trucks to mechanical workshops where they will be repaired, but be...

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Mack introduces a smoother Command Steer
Mechanical Tips
Mack introduces a smoother Command Steer

A new promise from Mack Trucks will add an electric motor to their hydraulic steering column. This effortlessly steering...

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New Technologies will save you lots of money on good maintenance
Mechanical Tips
New Technologies will save you lots of money on good maintenance

All fleets companies are already familiar with these devices and now everybody in the sector is looking for more ways to...

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Save lots of money by doing the oil change yourself
Mechanical Tips
Save lots of money by doing the oil change yourself

Thanks to Fumoto SX-Series Engine Oil Drain valve. Which it`s built and composed by the oil flow control body and the th...

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Truckers Health


Truckers Health • 01/01/2021

What to do if I have a drug poisoning on the road?

Truckers spend many hours on the road and sometimes away from medical services. During their journey on the road, they may end up suffering from poisoning from taking their own prescription drugs for a health problem that they suffer from. This could be due to excessive fatigue from driving for m...

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5 mistakes truckers should avoid with their masks
Truckers Health
5 mistakes truckers should avoid with their masks

The use of masks has already taken control of our lives and without them, we are vulnerable to the virus, Truck drivers ...

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What to do to avoid joint aches on the road?
Truckers Health
What to do to avoid joint aches on the road?

Not having inflammatory diseases in the joints is very important for any truck driver, since joint health directly affec...

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Burn First-Aid on the road
Truckers Health
Burn First-Aid on the road

Surely more than once, truck drivers have been superficially burned at some point. This could be due to contact with a h...

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Long sitting hours can harm your health
Truckers Health
Long sitting hours can harm your health

Truck drivers spend hours and hours sitting behind the wheel to fulfill their obligations and schedules for pickups and ...

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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 01/01/2021

8 benefits for a trucker when having a partner

Having a healthy relationship as a couple can bring many benefits to the trucker`s life, as well as emotional stability and psychological well-being. Being with a loved one has several benefits that truckers who are considering establishing a new or serious relationship in this new year 2021 should ...

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Trucker, cleanliness is important before and after Sex!
Sex at the Wheels
Trucker, cleanliness is important before and after Sex!

Truck drivers have to be careful with their personal hygiene after having sex, to avoid infections and to make the intim...

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4 behaviors that destroys any relationship
Sex at the Wheels
4 behaviors that destroys any relationship

If the truckers` love relationship is not treated with care, respect, dedication, commitment and good communication, it ...

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Trucker couples and jealousy
Sex at the Wheels
Trucker couples and jealousy

Every trucker has been jealous at least once or their significant other felt jealous of a coworker. Unhealthy jealousy i...

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Truckers are more active on dating websites and apps
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Truckers are more active on dating websites and apps

Truck drivers who are single or divorced don’t have adequate time to meet a potential partner, since the job requi...

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Transportation Today


Transportation Today • 12/01/2020

Watch out! Your ELD could get hacked!

This is the warning the FBI gives on a recent bulletin distributed to the transportation industry. The federal law enforcement agency expressed their concern regarding the vulnerability offered by the ELDs, which could benefit cyber criminals. According to FBI bulletin, the ELD Mandate, doesn&rsquo...

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First cargo delivery with electric truck
Transportation Today
First cargo delivery with electric truck

In August, J.B.Hunt made the first company delivery using an all-electric Class 8 truck. After three months of testing t...

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Care Tips for Truckers during COVID-19
Transportation Today
Care Tips for Truckers during COVID-19

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the truckers’ routine has changed, in addition to their usual concerns, the...

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Why does the ECM have to be connected to the ELD?
Transportation Today
Why does the ECM have to be connected to the ELD?

During the last few years, a lot of information has been shared regarding about the use of the ELDs, but do truckers kno...

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How will the AB 5 affect your business?
Transportation Today
How will the AB 5 affect your business?

California truckers face a new law that will restrict how and when a transportation company can hire an owner-operator. ...

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Transport and Technology


Transport and Technology • 11/01/2020

Check your trailer`s cargo without opening its doors

Fleets can take a look in real time at the load carried on their trailers thanks to enhancement of optical imaging tech on the FleetLocate system provided Spireon. The company, leader on North America in regards of aftermarket telematics solutions, such GPS devices and sensors, has improved the carg...

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A great generation of Volvo`s trucks
Transport and Technology
A great generation of Volvo`s trucks

Volvo Trucks has an excellent new generation of trucks, such as Volvo VNL300, VNL400, VNL740, VNL760, VNL860, VNR300, VN...

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During COVID-19, don’t lose your phone signal
Transport and Technology
During COVID-19, don’t lose your phone signal

For all truckers it is extremely important to maintain a good connection while they are on the road. Specially during th...

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Safety Notifications in the palm of your hand
Transport and Technology
Safety Notifications in the palm of your hand

The trucker app, Drivewyze® Preclear, helps truck drivers and fleets save money and time by providing them bypass we...

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The new electric transmissions for trucks
Transport and Technology
The new electric transmissions for trucks

The transportation industry is completely captivated by electrification technology for CMVs, especially on Allison Trans...

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The Nosey Trucker


The Nosey Trucker • 01/01/2019

The sexy Kourtney Kardashian in the cover of GQ Mexico

The mom of three looks hotter than ever. The proof of that are her photos in the Mexican edition of the magazine GQ and her behind the scenes pictures that she posted on Instagram. The results of the photo shoot, in addition to Kourtney`s photos, are pictures full of lust, where she posed in a very...

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Beach day for Jasmine Sander
The Nosey Trucker
Beach day for Jasmine Sander

Terrence J`s girlfriend, who will join Swimsuit 2019 rookie class of Sport Illustrated, chose a red and very tiny swimsu...

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Prison time for leaking Jennifer Lawrence naked photos
The Nosey Trucker
Prison time for leaking Jennifer Lawrence naked photos

The man who, in 2014, made public photos of the actress without clothes, George Garofano, was found guilty about his hac...

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The Dirty Fantasy of Kanye West
The Nosey Trucker
The Dirty Fantasy of Kanye West

The rapper made public a new track named “XTCY” where he revealed trough some verses a confession, his sick ...

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Kendall Jenner and her super hot selfie
The Nosey Trucker
Kendall Jenner and her super hot selfie

Once again the model seduced her followers in her social networks; this time she posted a photo of her in a very sexy po...

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