Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #45

Truck for a hero section
Written by Owner Operator Team

Don’t trust your GPS

Have you ever had situations when your GPS “lied” to you? A sheriff’s office from Markleeville, California, asked CDLlife to talk about the dangerous stretch of road for truck drivers. From this post, you will know where in California, you should not trust your GPS. 

How to replace the cabin air filter in Freightliner Cascadia

Do you have a Freightliner Cascadia truck? In need of your cabin air filter changing? You can do it yourself! In this post, you can find detailed video instructions. So let’s do it!

Two truck taxes less. Is it possible?

In these difficult times, the trucking industry needs not only gratitude but also a real help. For example, the temporary abolition of the federal excise tax on new truck purchases and the annual Heavy Vehicle Use Tax levied against most Class 8 vehicles in the U.S. Is this possible and what actions are being taken you can read in this post.

Why have truck postings on major load boards been fading?

Finally, overall spot market freight volumes are surging back toward pre-coronavirus levels. But owner-operators still have problems with sluggish rates. What should they do? Stay home and waiting for better? Or be content with what is offered? Learn more from this post.

The role of age and experience in safety risks of truckers

Do you still think that younger drivers were more likely to be at higher risk for unsafe driving behavior and accidents? And what about driving experience? Know the answers from the new research of Virginia Tech Transportation Institute’s National Surface Transportation Safety Center in this post.