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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

How Truck Drivers Can Eat Healthy on the Road: Tips from Experienced Transportation Companies

April 15, 2016

Between home, the office and your social life, living a healthy lifestyle can seem like a hard task. Now, imagine you’re a truck driver traveling long hours on the road—eating healthy in this situation can prove extremely difficult. But truckers can indeed prevail over poor food choices by developing healthy eating habits that are realistic and easy to carry out. Here are five healthy eating tips from transportation companies in Aurora, CO: Choose on-the-go food wisely: As a truck driver, you encounter many restaurants, fast food drive-thrus, gas station convenience stores and grocery stores on your route. No matter where... View Article

Detention Time Exemption for Natural Gas and Oil Drivers of Transportation Services Is Denied

April 1, 2016

As many professionals in the trucking industry are aware, there was an exemption request that would have allowed natural gas and oil truck drivers to exclude loading time at their appropriate well sites. Unfortunately, this request was denied by federal transportation authorities in late March. But what does this action mean for transportation services in Aurora, CO, and why was the exemption denied? Excluded time: In essence, the request would have allowed drivers to exclude the time spent at oil and gas wells from their allotted 14 daily on-duty hours. However, officials at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ruled... View Article

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