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Topic: Trucking Info

Brake Safety Week
Do you know if your brake system would pass inspection? If you plan on being on the road the week of September 16 – 22, 2018, you won’t want to find out the hard way! That’s when the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is.
September 10, 2018
Weigh my truck
Once upon a time, getting your truck weighed was tedious work. As a trucker, whether running a trucking company or working as an owner-operator, you must comply with maximum weight restrictions. And that’s when you refuel, too. Your truck still must meet those weight restrictions even with a full tank.
August 30, 2018
TA Truck Service
Truck maintenance, specifically truck repairs, takes a huge chunk out of a trucking company’s annual budget. Next to fuel and purchasing a truck, it is the costliest aspect of running a trucking business. Repairs and maintenance swallow up about 10 percent of overall expenses, according to Truck Driver Institute. We’re talking about 12 cents per mile and $15,000 annually for airline/hoses, alternators, wiring, and brakes.
June 29, 2018
Blockchain
What is Blockchain Technology and How Will it Impact the Trucking Industry? The new buzz word in transportation industry technology might put many truckers and trucking companies in a cloudy state of confusion. What exactly is a blockchain? And how…
December 29, 2017
ELDS
ELDs are Here to Stay, So Just Get Compliant Back in 1988, athletic sportswear powerhouse Nike coined a catch-phrase that we still remember today – “Just Do It.” Here at TCS Fuel, we’d like to offer a variation on that…
November 15, 2017
Women in Trucking
Accelerate! Conference & Expo 2017 TransConnect Services (TCS) is attending the third annual Accelerate! Conference & Expo, hosted by the Women In Trucking Association (WIT). We couldn’t be more excited! We’ve been long-time supporters of WIT and recently became partners….
October 16, 2017
national truck driver appreciation
Truckers Deserve Love During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Thank a truck driver. Better yet, let’s set aside an entire week to show our love for truck drivers, men and women who deliver goods and services that make our world…
September 7, 2017
properly secure your truck cargo
Know How to Properly Secure Your Truck Cargo: Here’s How! Ever found yourself behind a truck in the middle of a fast-paced, packed highway and you notice the truck’s cargo looks like it could be insecure? Think about it for…
August 14, 2017
ELD Mandate
The ELD Mandate 101: Addressing Common Questions and Comments The ELD mandate continues to create a stir within the trucking industry. The reality is the deadline is a few short months away for truckers and trucking companies to be compliant…
August 7, 2017
Operating authority
How Do You Get Permanent Operating Authority? We know what you are thinking, you’ve gone through all the steps to start your trucking company. You applied for operating authority and now that you’ve received it, it’s not permanent! So, how…
July 31, 2017