Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #33

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Written by Owner Operator Team

Protect Yourself From the Coronavirus

Of course, you wear a face mask and use sanitizer, try to stay 6 feet away from the other people, and wash your hands thoroughly. But in this post, you can learn some not so obvious advice that helps you to protect yourself.

Online Orders Shipping During the Quarantine

Because of COVID-19, people have to stay home and buy everything online. How did retailers and freight companies adapt to this? Why Amazon Shipping was suspended and how shopping habits will be changed? Read all the answers here.

How to Get Discounts on Tires, Fuel, and Eld?

In this post, Jimmy Nevarez, the Owner/President of Angus Transportation, Inc., gives advice on how to get bulk discounts even if you aren’t an owner of the huge fleet.

How Worries About the Covid-19 Distract Truck Drivers

National Safety Council hosted a webinar about managing drivers’ distraction amid all this coronavirus news and fears. When truckers worry about their insecurity, about family and friends, about routes to COVID-19 hot spots, it may not be easy to concentrate on work. Read the main conclusions of the webinar here.

Research About the Pandemic’s Impact on the Trucking Industry

The American Transportation Research Institute and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association Foundation conducted a survey among 5,000 respondents, more than three-quarters were truck drivers. They asked about the impact of the coronavirus on freight numbers and trucking operations, and other changes in their work. You can read the results of the research here.