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How Can Drivers for Transportation Services in Aurora, CO Fight Tickets?

January 6, 2017

It’s safe to say that every driver is afraid of getting a ticket while they’re out on the road. Tickets are expensive up front, and they can also really hurt your driving record. Any type of infraction can increase your insurance rates, and can even lead to a loss of your license if you accumulate enough of them. Folks who work for heavy equipment transport companies need to be especially wary of getting a ticket. Having too many infractions can result in being fired. Luckily, there are many times when tickets can be fought and expunged if a driver takes... View Article

Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary

December 6, 2016

By JEREMY W. PETERS and MAGGIE HABERMAN NOV. 29, 2016 WASHINGTON — She is a woman and an immigrant, a fixture of the Republican establishment for two decades. She is a savvy and professional practitioner of the capital’s inside game. And now she is going to work for President Elect Donald J. Trump. Mr. Trump named Elaine L. Chao on Tuesday as his choice to be the next secretary of transportation, elevating someone whose background and experience are in many respects completely at odds with the brash and disruptive tenor of his anti Washington campaign. But her selection also signaled... View Article

Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers & Expense Tracking

November 24, 2016

If you haul freight in Aurora, CO on a regular basis, then recording expenses and hanging onto receipts is a must. For tax purposes, it’s recommended that you maintain good documentation for each trip, and it doesn’t hurt to know what items the IRS will let you claim on your taxes. What’s important to keep in mind is that you may not be able to deduct all the expenses available to truck drivers. For example, if you drive for a trucking company and your employer already pays in full for certain work-related items—like meals and cleaning supplies—then those cannot be... View Article

The Impact of Sleep Apnea on Truckers Driving for Transportation Companies in Aurora, CO

November 10, 2016

As a truck driver working in specialized hauling services, you have a lot of responsibility. You have a responsibility to get your cargo to its destination but, for safety’s sake, you are also responsible for keeping control over your rig, which can be difficult when you’re tired or fatigued. Although a doctor may identify a sleep disorder during a routine medical exam, reports suggest that a growing number of truck drivers show signs of sleep apnea, which has led to the potential for new protocols. Let’s take a look at a few things—the impact of sleep apnea on truckers in... View Article

Safe Driving Tips for Heavy Hauls

October 26, 2016

Driving a large truck isn’t like driving a minivan. That’s evident in the type of license you need to operate a commercial truck. To get behind the wheel of a large truck, like an 18-wheeler, you must obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The CDL consists of a general knowledge test and a skills test. To drive heavy haul in Aurora, CO, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate stopping, backing up, making turns, driving on city and highway roads and weaving a truck through a “serpentine” course. Here are some tips to ensure you’re operating in a safe capacity... View Article

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