Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #38

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Written by Owner Operator Team

101 parking spaces added in Kentucky and 80 – closed in Wyoming 

If you are planning a trip through or to Wyoming or Kentucky, please read the information about parking spaces changes. You might want to adjust your route. Read more here and here.

Trucking and customer service 

Clark Reed, an OTR company driver, and the trainer told a sweet story about himself and his family. Using their experience as an example, he explained why customer service is so important in any service, including trucking.

Blinking amber lights help to stay safe on roads

If you drive a tanker truck, this post may be of interest to you. Groendyke Transport tested how using strobe lights on the back of its trailers would affect the number of crashes involving tankers. Read about the results of this experiment and the conclusions made.

Trucking industry innovations by cause of COVID-19

The pandemic and forced social distancing have made adjustments to the business process. Working from home, paperless bills of lading, and conducting things virtually. Should we continue to use all these technologies? And how do not forget about staying in touch as well? Read the answers in this post.

The number of cargo thefts increased by 50%

For a period up to the end of April 2020, the number of theft events in the United States and Canada increased almost 50 percent from the same period last year. In which states did the most thefts happen? And what does COVID-19 have to do with this? Read here.