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Check Out Peterson’s “PULSE”

Have you checked out Petersons new smart trailer recently?  PertersonPulse is an exciting patented intellegent trailer system rolled out by Peterson.  

Engineered specifully for fleet trailers, Pulse not only controls and detects real-time status vital trailer systems-- lights, ABS brakes, tire pressure, cargo tempature, and more, but also alerts drivers and fleet managers via Bluetooth and celluar communications.   

Pulse brings trailers up-to speed with today's smartest trucks. When looking into upgrading your next truck or trailer, TruckLendersUSA is here every step of the way to walk you thru and get you the financing you need to get you on the road fast.

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Regulations Update! Must Read For Owner Operators Servicing Container Ports In Washington

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See what it takes to shift this KW three-stick

Automatic manual transmissions are gaining in popularity, but there’s still something impressive about watching someone work the three sticks on this Kenworth W900L

Is it skill? Science? Art? All of those? You decide. And, we have to ask, could you do that?  Check out this video!

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Simple but surprising tips which will make YOUR life so much easier

Life - it turns out that you've been doing it all wrong.

So what other everyday things have we been doing 'the wrong way'? From peeling off sticky notes to cracking eggs, tying your trainers and eating Toblerone - be prepared to be amazed at the little tips and tweaks that really can change your life.

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Listen to 3 trends changing how truck drivers will be paid

Beth Carroll knows a little something about truck driver pay.

She should: She’s the managing principal of the Prosperio Group, a nationwide compensation consulting organization with particular expertise in trucking.

Carroll spoke at the Truckload Carriers Association’s 78th annual convention Tuesday, March 8, in Las Vegas, and explained three new trends she sees occurring with driver pay:

1) Guaranteed pay or guaranteed miles per week
2) Fuel bonuses based on driving habits
3) Tenure and performance are being combined for giving annual increases vs. looking at tenure alone

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Enter the Snow Dragon! Huge melting trucks arrive in Washington D.C.

Winter Storm Jonas wreaked havoc on Washington D.C., dumping more than 20 inches of snow on the capital over the weekend.
But that was just the start of the problems, as city workers are now left with the challenge of clearing the 3.49billion cubic feet of the wintry downfall away.
After a record breaking winter in Boston, snow was still on the streets in July.

So D.C. officials brought in reinforcements to help quickly melt it away - the Snow Dragon.

The machine was brought in from Indianapolis, according to CBS News, as the snow shower subsided. Diggers carry snow to huge containers wheeled in on trailers that act like enormous hot tubs.
The snow is then dumped in and melted by hot water baths. The leftovers and then released through drains around the vehicle.
The contraptions have been used all around the country to help clear-up efforts. More recently, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) used it to clear up snow from railway lines in Philadelphia.
According to the company's website: 'Snow and ice are deposited onto a melting pan that is fabricated above a hot water bath, containing heat exchanger tubes.
'The burner fires into the tubes heating the water, similar to a boiler burner type system. This creates a 100 per cent totally enclosed system, thus not allowing any burner/flame contaminants to be introduced to the discharge or water bath.

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