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5 Awesome Apps for Truck Drivers 

Anyone with a smartphone and data connection can send emails, shop for goods, make reservations, and connect with friends or even total strangers. However, the endless amount of resources available on the internet can be, at times, completely overwhelming. Sometimes it feels like digging through an unorganized toolbox, trying to find the exact right tool for a job. The frustrating part (of both the internet and your messy toolbox) is you know the perfect solution is […]

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US Cargo Control is Headed to NATE UNITE 2018

The NATE Association US Cargo Control is a proud member of the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE). NATE is a non-profit trade association that provides members with uniform safety standards, improved communications, and a unified voice for tower erection, service and maintenance companies. For over 20 years, NATE has been recognized as the industry […]

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USCC Enhances Structure to Elevate Customer Dedication

US Cargo Control has always been dedicated to providing business’ and individuals with quality products and prompt, professional service. Whether online or over the phone, our continual goal is to get you “what you want, when you need it.”   Expertise   Throughout the years, we have assembled a dedicated staff that thrives on being product and industry experts. Every […]

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15 Tax Deductions Every Truck Driver Should Consider

First, what is a tax deduction? Essentially a tax deduction is a work-related expense that lowers your annual reported income. That usually means, less tax owed by you.   If you’re a driver in the trucking industry, you’ve probably run into various expenses out on the road this past year. As stressful as taxes can be, […]

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New Products: Van Beest Green Pin® Shackles and Turnbuckles

Van Beest Green Pin® Product Additions US Cargo Control has made a number of additions to their website with two types of Van Beest Green Pin® products: turnbuckles and shackles. These Van Beest Green Pin® products fall under a price point that is very affordable, while maintaining high-quality standards. Van Beest is a leading manufacturer […]

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ELD Mandate: Rerouting the Trucking Industry

Deadline to Comply Looms Near On December 18th, the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate goes into effect nationwide. The days when truckers could log their miles and hours by hand will soon be in the rearview. Enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the ELD mandate requires truckers to purchase and link a […]

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New Product: Sliding Ratchet Strap

Easy-to-Use Tie Downs US Cargo Control has added a convenient new sliding ratchet strap that secures light- to medium-duty cargo to our full line of cargo securement products. This one-piece sliding ratchet strap works well for normal, everyday use. The strap is made with industrial-grade webbing, and is 1.25 inches wide and eight feet long. […]

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New Products: Red, White & Blue Tie Downs

Show your patriotic pride on the road with our new red, white, and blue tie down straps! Red and blue webbing, featuring the US Cargo Control logo stenciled in white, is now a color option for certain sizes of our ratchet and winch straps. Like all of our quality straps, these are manufactured from tough, durable […]

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Operation Safe Driver Week is Oct. 15-21

October 15-21, 2017 has been designated by Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) as Operation Safe Driver Week. During this event, law enforcement agencies across North America engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors. Both commercial motor vehicle and passenger vehicle drivers will be included. CVSA holds this annual […]

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International Roadcheck 2017: More vehicles, drivers placed out of service over last year

International Roadcheck 2017 saw more vehicles and drivers placed out of service than last year. The 30th annual event, sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), took place June 6-8. Enforcement personnel conducted a total of 62,013 Level I, II and III inspections, including 54,300 in the United States and 7,713 in Canada. According […]

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Did you know it’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week? September 10-16, 2017 has been designated by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) as National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (#NTDAW), when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important […]

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Brake Safety Day is Sept. 7

Heads up: Brake Safety Day is Thursday, Sept. 7. The enforcement and compliance campaign is a companion to International Roadcheck, the largest targeted commercial motor vehicle inspection effort in North America, which took place in June. Brake Safety Day again targets large trucks and buses. Law enforcement agencies across the United States, Mexico and Canada […]

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