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El Trailero News


El Trailero News • 05/01/2021

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 officials will watch out for risky driving behaviors involving CMVs and also passenger’s vehicles. If they detect dangerous drivers, they will issue warnings and citations. The president of the CVSA, Sgt. John Samis, stated that the interactions with the police authorities and also the traffic stops help to decrease troubling driving behaviors. He affirmed that the goal...

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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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COVID vaccination for truckers approaches
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COVID vaccination for truckers approaches

ACIP (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) included truc...

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Taxes at the Wheel


Taxes at the Wheel • 05/01/2021

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 postponed the due date of income tax. Last year, the deadline was extended until July 15 due to the pandemic; This year, you will have until midnight on May 17 to submit your documentation. That extra time can come in handy, since your taxes can be more complicated than usual, you may be embroiled in new and potentially thorny problems including unemployment insurance claims, income...

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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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Penalties imposed by the IRS for not complying with Tax Law
Taxes at the Wheel
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 ...

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Safety at the Wheel


Safety at the Wheel • 05/01/2021

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 regarding insurance and the different coverages that exist. Many think that having Liability insurance covers everything and that simply isn’t true. For this reason, we thought it be important to write about what types of insurances you should have to avoid having unpleasant surprises in the event of a claim. There are many factors to determine which type of insurance is th...

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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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Arriving at a Truck Stop can be pleasant or cause a headache
Safety at the Wheel
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...

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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 • 05/01/2021

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. Knowing how to measure the pulse is an easy procedure to perform and can be of great help in the early diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. These pulsations, which can be measured in different parts of the body of a truck driver, are nothing more than the dilation and contraction movement of the arteries and the heart. Most commonly, this heart rate is translated into the number...

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

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Mechanical Tips


Mechanical Tips • 04/01/2021

It is recommended to clean the DPF filter every 300 to 350 thousand miles

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 • 03/01/2021

Hard times for Owner-Operators

According to the information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in relation to their data analysis from 2020 year, the trucking sector was experiencing difficult times and still is, since the number of jobs in the US related to this industry decreases every month. November and December 2020 were very bad months for the sector, BLS estimated more jobs for those months, but the reality was different, less people working in the industry. The previous drop-off in the trucking industr...

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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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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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Sex at the Wheels


Sex at the Wheels • 05/01/2021

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 work. To avoid having self-esteem problems due to feeling undervalued, it’s important to identify the factors that are contributing to that. If one or more of the following situations occurs, it’s possible that there are problems in the trucker`s relationship. It’s possible that one of the two, or even both, aren’t being valued as they should: - There is...

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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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8 benefits for a trucker when having a partner
Sex at the Wheels
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 ...

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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 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 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
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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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