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Hours of Service for Flatbed Truck Drivers

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Among the highest number of violations each year in the trucking industry are Hours of Service (HOS) violations. And if a flatbed driver is cited for exceeding allowed on-duty time by as little as three hours, the personal fine could be $2,750, while the carrier…

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Flatbed Truck Tire Maintenance

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Flatbed truck drivers put more miles on their tires than drivers in any other industry. Hauling tens of billions of cargo pounds over hundreds of billions of road-miles annually, professional drivers understand the importance of truck tire maintenance. INSPECTION Required before and after every trip,…

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5 Factors That Impact Stopping Distance

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Experienced truck drivers know that a truck’s stopping distance is much more complex than just response time and truck speed. There are five primary environmental factors that can impact stopping distance, and knowing how to respond to them is key to controlling your vehicle. Traction…

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How to prevent a jackknife

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It’s winter. That means inclement weather and slick road conditions. System Transport is proud to employ the best truck drivers in the industry but, given the right conditions, even the best can find themselves threatened with a jackknifed flatbed. Planning and prevention can reduce this…

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