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El Trailero News


El Trailero News • 06/01/2021

Biden Administration revokes rule for Inde...

United States Labor Department decided to withdraw a regulation related to definition of independent contractor. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act this rule, that was published at the end of the Trump administration, would make more difficult to demonstrate that a worker was an employee and not an independent contractor. The Department of Labor during Trump Administration attempted to make the definition of independent contractor simpler by implementing a test related worker’s economic ...

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Avoid speeding! From July 11-17.
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Avoid speeding! From July 11-17.

  Speeding will be the focus of 2021’s Operation Safe Driver Week. From July 11 to July 17, law enforcement ...

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Truck stops: best places to vaccinate against COVID-19
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Truck stops: best places to vaccinate against COVID-19

Different trucking organizations, such as Natso, the Tank Truck Carriers, the National Private Truck Council, St. Christ...

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When will truckers get vaccinated against COVID-19?
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When will truckers get vaccinated against COVID-19?

We know that everyone will have the right to be vaccinated according to their age or type of job. If your job is on the ...

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Lights and HOS in the Roadcheck 2021´s Spotlight
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Lights and HOS in the Roadcheck 2021´s Spotlight

This year the international Roadcheck will take place on May 4-6 across North America. The focus of the inspectors regar...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 06/01/2021

Avoid doing your taxes on the last day

May 17th was the last day to prepare our taxes, after an additional month to submit our reports, we still did not feel prepared. Regardless of how long the extension is, that day comes and we have to face the reality of knowing what could be owed to the internal revenue department. By waiting for the last day, we could have other problems and the accountant will surely be very busy and under great pressure. This situation tends to cause errors in the return, which can have consequences, from th...

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May 17 - last day to do your taxes
Taxes at the Wheel
May 17 - last day to do your taxes

Your 2020 income taxes are due on May 17. Here is everything you need to know: - In 2021, the IRS has once again postpo...

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IRS extends payment of individual taxpayers until May 17
Taxes at the Wheel
IRS extends payment of individual taxpayers until May 17

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced on March 17 that the due date for filing feder...

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The IRS warns about ghost tax preparers
Taxes at the Wheel
The IRS warns about ghost tax preparers

 The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, to taxpayers to beware of "gho...

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Your Tax Return and Stimulus Checks
Taxes at the Wheel
Your Tax Return and Stimulus Checks

The government has tried to find a way to help United States taxpayers with the creation of loans, which obviously, some...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 06/01/2021

Maximum Alert for Truckers - Construction ...

During the late spring and summer, an increased amount of highway construction and repair work is observed on many roads in the United States as the weather helps to plan, execute and complete the works. The increase in travel is also expected during this season. This year we must add to the equation the economic reopening of the states and the lifting of the restrictions that were taken to contain the proliferation of the pandemic. For this reason, it is expected that there will be a greater n...

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We must be well protected on the road
Safety at the Wheel
We must be well protected on the road

We have the everyday privilege of talking to many truck drivers and we discovered that many are not so well-informed reg...

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Drug test for truckers again?
Safety at the Wheel
Drug test for truckers again?

Regardless of which company you work for, having a business license carries certain obligations and taking alcohol and d...

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Road safety is a priority
Safety at the Wheel
Road safety is a priority

Commercial drivers have to be constantly vigilant to detect unexpected road conditions, distracted drivers, and motorist...

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Driving in a congested city
Safety at the Wheel
Driving in a congested city

The first thing to do to reduce your stress is to plan your trip so you can arrive on time to deliver your cargo. If sit...

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Transport and Technology


Transport and Technology • 05/01/2021

Drivers with cabin cameras are safer

Apparently, drivers are not showing resistance to the use of cabin cameras by truck fleets. These cameras are used to record crucial incidents and events with the objective of reducing dangerous driver behaviors such fatigue and distraction. According to the NHTSA’s statistics in 2018, driver distraction was responsible for 400,000 injuries and also 2,841 fatalities in the United States roads. Soon the requirement to equip commercial vehicles with inward-facing cameras to enhance the s...

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The importance of Optimized trailer capacity
Transport and Technology
The importance of Optimized trailer capacity

Its very important for delivery fleets to make the lowest number of trips during their daily deliveries to maintain cost...

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Check your trailer`s cargo without opening its doors
Transport and Technology
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 ...

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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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Truckers Health


Truckers Health • 06/01/2021

Trucker, do you take care of your mental h...

The well-being of the truckers` minds should not be underestimated, on the contrary, it is important to be aware of the body`s signals that something is wrong. The trucker`s lifestyle is already very demanding and has consequences on their physical and mental health, but with the current pandemic situation, everything has become more challenging. Some tips that can help take care of the mind: 1. Rest and sleep well - In order for the trucker`s body and mind to be in top shape for their next da...

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Is knowing how to measure your pulse important?
Truckers Health
Is knowing how to measure your pulse important?

Knowing the most about your own health can save the life of any trucker who spends long periods of time on the road. Kno...

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Truckers fight high cholesterol
Truckers Health
Truckers fight high cholesterol

The human body is made to function well on a little cholesterol, but in the life of a trucker it`s hard for cholesterol ...

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Truckers, don´t fool around with your heart
Truckers Health
Truckers, don´t fool around with your heart

Heart attack is the leading cause of death throughout the world. It’s very important that truckers know how to ide...

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Stretching Upon Waking leads to more Pleasant Days
Truckers Health
Stretching Upon Waking leads to more Pleasant Days

Truckers need their body to function perfectly when they are on the road. Therefore, it’s important that they stre...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 04/01/2021

It is recommended to clean the DPF filter ...

Detecting the best intervals to perform the maintenance of the diesel particulate filter is still very complicated for fleet companies, since it depends on many factors. Even if no fleet company wants to perform excessive maintenance on their vehicles and their parts, being proactive regarding DPF maintenance will ensure that they properly work, and avoid the accumulation of dust in the DPF. It’s a great approach in a long-term basis. Three ways to extend lifespan of the DPF while being a...

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Parasitic loads could drain your truck`s battery
Mechanical Tips
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 fo...

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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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Transportation Today


Transportation Today • 06/01/2021

Truckers shortage is affecting American ag...

In California the lack of truck drivers is increasing, together with state farmers’ worries since this shortage have a high impact in the capacity to transport the harvest to the markets. Other industries are already going through this problem, but California AG producers are speaking up about it. Different elements contribute to this shortage like drivers’ age or current pandemic situation and the challenges related to it. According to the California Trucking Association this short...

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Hard times for Owner-Operators
Transportation Today
Hard times for Owner-Operators

According to the information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in relation to their data analysis from 2...

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Watch out!  Your ELD could get hacked!
Transportation Today
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 enfor...

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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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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 06/01/2021

6 differences between male and female orga...

Truckers, sometimes talking about these issues can be a bit uncomfortable, but the reality is that it is necessary to talk about it. There is nothing wrong with having more knowledge of topics that are sometimes unfamiliar and that can help strengthen a relationship. For both men and women, the sensation and pleasure generated by the climax of sexual intercourse, better known as orgasm, are the same, since practically the same brain mechanisms are activated in both sexes, in addition to acceler...

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What should I do if my partner doesn`t value me?
Sex at the Wheels
What should I do if my partner doesn`t value me?

There may be truckers who feel that their partners don’t value them as people or the effort they put into their wo...

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Keep the passion in your relationship regardless of the distance
Sex at the Wheels
Keep the passion in your relationship regardless of the distance

Keeping the passion alive while being far away is viewed as normal under the life of a truck driver. This is a task that...

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Genital rash and sores What are they?
Sex at the Wheels
Genital rash and sores What are they?

Genital eruption is not related to the fact that the trucker spends many hours sitting, but generally the cause is relat...

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The truths and myths about erectile dysfunction
Sex at the Wheels
The truths and myths about erectile dysfunction

It’s a much more common problem than truckers may think it is, millions of men live it. There are several beliefs ...

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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 will be a year where assembly bill 5, a law that wants to eradicate the independent trucker, will take on more importance as a new Federal Administration enters and maintians the federal laws that still ...

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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
Legal Topics
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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The Nosey Trucker


The Nosey Trucker • 01/01/2019

The sexy Kourtney Kardashian in the cover ...

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 seductive manner wearing little clothes. Such transparent underwear, showing her good shape and a lot of skin and leaving almost nothing to the imagination....

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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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