trucking crisis

The trucking crisis really took it out of the industry in 2019. With a large number of small businesses shutting down, what does 2020 look like for the industry overall? Large Businesses Take a Hit, But Will Survive The large trucking businesses have a solid foundation to wait out theContinue Reading


Obtaining a DOT number and don’t know where to start? No need to worry. Listed below are all the steps you’ll need to follow in order to get one! First of all, how do you know if you need a USDOT application? According to the FMCSA, motor carriers are requiredContinue Reading

vintage cars

Vintage cars are all the rage. What better way to kick off the new year than to bring your vintage car to one of the largest auto shows in Virginia Beach? Well, now is your chance! Registrations are still open, but what if you’re some distance away for you toContinue Reading

CSA scores

In 2010, the FMCSA introduced the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) program. The purpose of this program is to ensure drivers are safe and responsible while on the road. Data gathered from inspections, crash reports, investigations, and registration details are all factored into CSA scores. Furthermore, the goal is toContinue Reading

Relationships are never easy. That is just a universal truth. But when you are a truck driver, things just get that extra bit more complicated. Being always on the road can arise many issues and sometimes it can almost feel like a long-distance relationship. But there is no need forContinue Reading


Is a CDL career right for you? If you’re looking for a steady income with great benefits, then getting your CDL may be something to consider. Many businesses depend on commercial transport in order to sustain, therefore commercial drivers are continuously in demand. However, if you’re still on the fence,Continue Reading

Gas is expensive. And for truckers, even more so. But there are many ways truck drivers can cut the cost a bit by improving on gas mileage. Sometimes, it’s as little as making small adjustments in your driving habits. Additionally, regular inspections and maintenance can also improve fuel efficiency. HereContinue Reading

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposed a new rule. This happened on June 27. Specifically, it was billed as a “deregulatory action”. Essentially, this new rule plans to streamline the testing process. Furthermore, this is for anyone who may be a prospective CDL carrier. This would work by lettingContinue Reading

AMELIA COUNTY, Va — Should there be an exception to new federal trucking rules that limit driver’s hours? Over the past few years, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has implemented new rules for how long truckers can be on the road. Starting in 2017, truckers are required to useContinue Reading

Virginia Car Shipping

Get ready… the Work Truck Show is coming back in March! The show, put on by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), is set for March, in Indianapolis. And, it already has a full schedule planned. This is North America’s largest assembly of vocational trucks and equipment. In 2018, a record-breaking 13,570 industry professionalsContinue Reading