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If you have logged a good number of years in your truck-driving career, you may have considered working as an independent contractor instead of a company driver. In fact, there is a positive occupational outlook for independent contractor jobs with growing freight demands. But should you really become an independent contractor?
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Summer is nearly here, and so is the heat!  As hot as it is going to get, experienced drivers know that the temperatures on the road (and in your cab) can be even hotter! When the temperatures start to rise, it is smart to be mindful of the risks associated with the heat, as well as the steps you can take to ensure your own safety and the safety of the other drivers sharing the road with you.
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Over the past few months, we presented to you “A Driver’s Guide to Health” blog series covering six health topics for truck drivers. Although the series has come to an end, your journey to a healthy life should go on. So, we have a handy cheat sheet for you to take a peek at whenever you need a reminder. Here you can see the summaries and key points from each topic, and an infographic that you can save on your phone or print out.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define stress as “a reaction to a situation where a person feels threatened or anxious.” Working as a full-time truck driver can be stressful, but stress is a natural part of life, and it’s inevitable in all demographics. How you deal with it is an important part of taking care of your physical and emotional well-being.
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Admittedly, many of us have had a New Year’s resolution of losing weight. The reasons might be to live a healthy life or to look or feel great. But, many of us have also failed to reach the desired weight because it’s not easy to change the lifestyle and habits we’ve spent years developing.
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On March 9th, 2019, the Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA) held their Safety & Maintenance Council Banquet to honor the outstanding and safe drivers in Indiana...
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If you have logged a good number of years in your truck-driving career, you may have considered working as an independent contractor instead of a company driver. In fact, there is a positive occupational outlook for independent contractor jobs with growing freight demands. But should you really become an independent contractor?
Read More
Summer is nearly here, and so is the heat!  As hot as it is going to get, experienced drivers know that the temperatures on the road (and in your cab) can be even hotter! When the temperatures start to rise, it is smart to be mindful of the risks associated with the heat, as well as the steps you can take to ensure your own safety and the safety of the other drivers sharing the road with you.
Read More
Over the past few months, we presented to you “A Driver’s Guide to Health” blog series covering six health topics for truck drivers. Although the series has come to an end, your journey to a healthy life should go on. So, we have a handy cheat sheet for you to take a peek at whenever you need a reminder. Here you can see the summaries and key points from each topic, and an infographic that you can save on your phone or print out.
Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define stress as “a reaction to a situation where a person feels threatened or anxious.” Working as a full-time truck driver can be stressful, but stress is a natural part of life, and it’s inevitable in all demographics. How you deal with it is an important part of taking care of your physical and emotional well-being.
Read More
Admittedly, many of us have had a New Year’s resolution of losing weight. The reasons might be to live a healthy life or to look or feel great. But, many of us have also failed to reach the desired weight because it’s not easy to change the lifestyle and habits we’ve spent years developing.
Read More
On March 9th, 2019, the Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA) held their Safety & Maintenance Council Banquet to honor the outstanding and safe drivers in Indiana...
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Carter Express was recognized as one of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers of 2018.
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Governor Eric Holcomb announced a $1 billion infrastructure plan this week that will be funded by a 35% increase in toll rates for heavy vehicles on the Indiana Toll Road. If you drive a four-wheel vehicle, you won’t see an increase when...
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We are very pleased to announce the opening of our new crossdock in Queretaro, Mexico in August 2018. Operated by Carter personnel, including an additional 11 new employees, operating 24 hours a day and six days a week, this new...
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Carter Express was recognized as one of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers of 2018.
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Governor Eric Holcomb announced a $1 billion infrastructure plan this week that will be funded by a 35% increase in toll rates for heavy vehicles on the Indiana Toll Road. If you drive a four-wheel vehicle, you won’t see an increase when...
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We are very pleased to announce the opening of our new crossdock in Queretaro, Mexico in August 2018. Operated by Carter personnel, including an additional 11 new employees, operating 24 hours a day and six days a week, this new...
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