Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #30

Truck for a hero section
Written by Owner Operator Team

CARES Act and lending programs for smaller fleets

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is the $2 trillion economic recovery package. It focuses on small companies with fewer than 500 employees. In connection with the current situation, a lot of carriers need state support. BTW these loans are potential forgivable. For more information, read this post

Healthy tips for CDL drivers

A sedentary lifestyle, junk food, stress, and loneliness – this all has a harmful impact on truck driver health. But you can change this by following several healthy tips. You can find them here.

Importance of Patience 

Interesting story from an OTR company driver Clark Reed. Why is it so important to practice patience? He explains this on the situation that happened with him and his trainee during interstate traveling. 

Coronavirus and Transportation Industry development

How will COVID-19 pandemic impact auto sales and truck manufacturing? In this post, you can read the list of 10 ways the transportation industry is changing before our eyes. 

Keeping drivers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Instructional Technologies Inc. has developed a course “COVID 19: What Drivers Need To Know”. It is completely free and helps you to learn more about the symptoms, ways to prevent disease spread, and what to do if you feel sick. You can find an online course here. Take care!