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Frequently Overlooked Checks in Pre-Trip Inspections: Info from a Transportation Manager

July 1, 2016

The pre-trip inspection is an absolutely imperative step before heading out on a long haul. Truckers often attempt to breeze through these checks as quickly as possible so they can get out on the road and get their freight delivered on time. However, even truckers who take these checks extremely seriously are occasionally guilty of overlooking certain elements of the vehicle. As a transportation management company in Aurora, CO, we are well versed in all of the types of checks truckers should make in their pre-trip inspections. Here are just a few of the most frequently overlooked checks in those... View Article

Are You Meeting Road Check Compliance Standards? Info from a Transportation Service

June 15, 2016

With it now being June, the brand new Road Check enforcement sweep is just about to occur. Are you in compliance with the standards being implemented? This latest inspection spree is being sponsored primarily by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. As a transportation service in Aurora, CO, we believe it to be of the utmost importance to make anyone who works with transportation companies aware of the primary aspects of the inspection spree so they can be prepared and meet all required safety standards. After all, safety is an issue that is a constant focus within the transportation and trucking... View Article

Tips from a Transportation Service for Staying Alert During a Long Haul Trip

June 1, 2016

There are federal standards in place that outline the maximum amount of time a driver is allowed to be on the road in a certain day. But even when abiding by these laws, truck drivers still log long hours every single day, and often find themselves struggling to stay alert. With this in mind, here are a few tips from our transportation service in Aurora, CO for staying alert during a long haul trip: Take short naps: Take a cat nap before you even get on the road. There are many studies that demonstrate that sleeping for under an hour... View Article

Here Is What Transportation Companies Need to Know About the Upcoming Inspection Spree

May 15, 2016

As anyone who has experience working with transportation companies in Aurora, CO or around the country can tell you, safety is a huge topic for truck drivers and transportation specialists. After all, if a driver and truck are not safe on the road, you are risking the integrity of the products you are transporting—not to mention risking your own life, as well as the safety of others on the road with you. That is why the annual Roadcheck Inspection spree, put on by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, is so important. If you work with or for transportation and logistics... View Article

Missouri Aims to Make Truck Driving Careers Easier for Veterans to Attain

May 1, 2016

As a logistics company in Aurora, CO that serves all of the continental United States and Canada, the team here at Osage Specialized Transport understands how difficult it can sometimes be to find fully qualified, reliable and trustworthy drivers. We are lucky to have a strong team currently working for us, but we are also always looking for promising new recruits, and the pickings can sometimes be limited. That is why we are excited about the possibilities currently being explored to make the truck driving career path easier for military service veterans to explore. The state of Missouri is currently... View Article

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