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More demand, less supply, thanks to COVID-19
El Trailero News
More demand, less supply, thanks to COVID-19

The pandemic generated chaos in the world, especially in the freight environment. US has experienced a serious driver shortage while was introduced a high demand for food and beverages from consumers, because of a behavioral change regarding e-commerce. Consequently, the freight rates have been raising, causing a lot of problems to the sector. Supply chain and demand are unbalanced. Customers are bored, since they cannot continue with their normal life, going out to concerts or dinner. Then, they are buying more online. Fleets are investing in new vehicles but hiring drivers has been difficult comparing to last year for different reasons such as: Federal’s unemployment benefits, drivers failing or refusing drug tests (federal Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse), drivers deciding to have their own business, and more. This higher consumer demand has been good for the sales of medium duty trucks, specially the refrigerated ones. It is still too soon to say goodbye to this unfortunate moment, but it seems that transportation industry and specially their heroes, the drivers, will still be very indispensable for the transportation sector during 2021. Especially on the distribution of the approved vaccines across the country that will require refrigerated trailers. If people maintain their vigilance, during holidays, regarding the measures to avoid spreading COVID-19, they will prevent the impact of a new shutdown....

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Will Prop 22 allow you to be an independent owner-operator?
El Trailero News
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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5 Risky behaviors performed by truckers
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5 Risky behaviors performed by truckers

During the summer months, unprecedented data were captured, ...

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Truckers Report

Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 12/01/2020

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 make a good negotiation. Forty-one percent. That`s the percentage of offers in compromise that the IRS accepted in 2018. As a enrolled agent with the IRS, I can tell you that those a...

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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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Tax Problems? Who can help you?
Taxes at the Wheel
Tax Problems? Who can help you?

For many years I have tried to find a solution to this tax problem. This problem began approximately ten years ago and i...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 12/01/2020

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 difficult for everyone and has drastically changes our lives. Life changed us from one moment to another. Personally, I never imagined experiencing something like this. Sometimes...

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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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Watch out for your tires!  You travel on them
Safety at the Wheel
Watch out for your tires! You travel on them

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it’s critical to maintain adequate tire p...

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Legal Topics


Legal Topics • 11/01/2020

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 years. We have already seen many examples of technologies being used on the road. The most important of these achievements is really knowing if the driver is complying with the regulat...

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Will independent Owner-Operators be ready to comply with the AB5 law?
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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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Do I need a lawyer for work injures?
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Do I need a lawyer for work injures?

The shortest answer would be no, but unfortunately most people wait until they are fired and then consult a lawyer. Inju...

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 09/01/2020

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 before the service, the workshop must present an estimate of the repair costs and inform the customer if they want new, rebuilt or aftermarket parts. This provides an intensive decis...

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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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How important are hub caps and seals?
Mechanical Tips
How important are hub caps and seals?

Every trucker knows how important it is that their trucks’ hub assembly has enough oil for its function. We will e...

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Truckers Health


Truckers Health • 12/01/2020

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 expose themselves to the danger of getting infected when dealing with different people, from the dispatch workers, to buying food, or when being inspected by the DOT. That is why t...

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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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Truckers who don`t take baths are in danger
Truckers Health
Truckers who don`t take baths are in danger

The working hours of the truck drivers often seem eternal and when they arrive at the destination where they will rest t...

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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 12/01/2020

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 intimate encounter pleasant for both you and your partner. Women are the most prone to infections, probably because their partner did not take care of hygiene before or after the sexual...

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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
Sex at the Wheels
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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4 keys for truckers in new relationships
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4 keys for truckers in new relationships

Having mistrust or insecurity when you start dating a new person is the most normal thing in the world, especially comin...

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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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