HOS – Stupid is – Stupid Goes

In Transportation, Travelling by RUNINdc

The FMCSA HOS rules are a good rule of thumb to follow but that’s about it. Whenever the federal government dictates stringent rules across the board, it normally shouldn’t pertain to everybody and often causes more harm than good. Yes the rules are helpful to a small group of drivers (sometimes) but doesn’t mean it should restrict the rest of …

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Trump’s Inauguration Looms without the Stars

In Festival, Openings, Patriotic, Smithsonian, Transportation, Travelling by RUNINdc

nauguration events will begin in just over a week. Street closures and parking restrictions throughout D.C. will begin shortly after noon on Jan. 18, and expand to major roads and bridges by 3 a.m. on Jan. 19. These closures will continue even after the Inauguration. Meanwhile, the President-Elect is having trouble finding talent to perform. Trump, however, claims that he’s …

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Offloading Sheetrock in NYC

In Transportation, Trucking by RUNINdc

eople say that Flatbed trucking is the hardest job in trucking. You can see why. You definitely work up a sweat, and the job can have its hazards especially at busy job sites. Not only do you have to ensure your load gets to the consignee on time, you also have to ensure your load is properly secured and tarped. …

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Why America Needs to Hire More Truck Drivers

In News, Transportation by RUNINdc

n 2005, Amazon introduced Amazon Prime – free two-day shipping in the US for a flat annual fee of $79.  Online retail continued to climb and now shoppers were buying just about anything of all types and sizes with no precedent. This led to a rapid disruption of the shipping industry and a large rise in shipping orders.  The nation did …