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Requirements for CDL in US, CDL license Requirements
Trucking Regulations
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US Requirements For A CDL: Everything You Need To Know

Obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in the United States is a regulated process, with a set of requirements established at both the federal and state level. These licenses are classified into three primary categories: Class A, Class B, and Class C, each with its own specifications and vehicle type

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Surging Depression Among Truckers: Know The Hidden Struggle
Health and Lifestyle
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Surging Depression Among Truckers: Know The Hidden Struggle

The open road, the endless miles, and the solitude of the cab – the life of a long-haul trucker is often romanticized. Yet, beneath the surface, there’s a less talked about aspect of this profession that impacts many of its workers: depression. A recent study sheds light on the stark

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Heart Health on the Highway: A Guide for Truck Drivers
Health and Lifestyle
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Heart Health on the Highway: A Guide for Truck Drivers

In the United States, heart disease claims about 647,000 lives annually, accounting for 25% of all deaths. Truck driving is a demanding profession that can make healthy living a challenge. Factors such as smoking, poor diet, lack of physical activity, irregular sleep patterns, and high stress levels significantly impact heart

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Brake Safety Day - Unannounced Checks - Trucks Out of Service
Driver Safety Issues
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Brake Safety Day Results in 570 Trucks Out of Service

In a significant push for road safety, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted an unannounced Brake Safety Day, leading to the removal of over 500 commercial motor vehicles from North American roadways due to brake violations. This annual event, which spans across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, aims to

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Oregon DOT Seeks a CDL Compromise for its Non Citizens
Trucking News
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Oregon DOT Seeks a CDL Compromise for its Non Citizens

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) wants to make it easier for some residents to get commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs). They have asked for a special rule change from the federal government. This change would help people from Freely Associated States (FAS) who live in Oregon. If approved, these residents

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