It’s been about two month since President Obama signed a bill that suspended portions of the federal Hours of Service, or HOS, requirements. Truckers still can’t drive more than 60/70 hours in a 7/8 consecutive day period. Those who reach that 70 hour maximum must also “reset” or break for 34 consecutive hours before picking […]
Archive | February, 2015
Winter weather has been wreaking havoc all across the United States this week. It’s no surprise when snow and ice descend on the Midwest or Northeast, but when freezing conditions are impacting the sunny, south things are getting a little weird. Trucker Brock Gadberry is no stranger to winter, he grew up on a farm in […]
It’s a niche part of the trucking industry that’s starting to boom: hotshot trucking. Hotshot trucking, or hot shot trucking, is a pretty simple concept. A heavy-duty pickup pulls a flatbed instead of using a traditional semi-trailer truck. Randy Eilerts has been in the hotshot game since October, but he’s been driving semis for years. He […]
A huge thanks to our USCC customer Marc for all of these great pics he sends us of his Hot Shot Rig equipment from US Cargo Control. To see his very first post and comments with more pictures, click over to: Customer Photos: BlackLine Winch Straps.
It’s that time of year for road grime from salt, sand and slushy roads, and tarps often bear the brunt of the mess. Cleaning a lumber tarp or steel tarp can be a pain simply due to its size and weight, but a thorough cleaning will also extend the working life of it, so it’s […]
As the Team Lead in our Manufacturing department, Dean and his team have been instrumental in our incredible growth over the last year. As Dean says, “It’s just going to be greater than it already is”… we couldn’t agree more!
If you’re looking for the best lifting chains and bulk chain in the industry, look no further than grade 120 chain. 120 grade chain is a new generation of high performance chain. With working load limits 50% higher than traditional grade 80 chain, and 20% stronger than grade 100 chain, it’s ideal for any application […]