Learn more here about proposed infrastructure changes that would affect drivers.
We know sometimes running a successful business means breaking a few eggs, but our hard-boiled independent contractors know to drive safe even when scrambling to get loads delivered on time.
If you happen to be picking up or leaving a load at the Central Hauling headquarters in Little Rock tomorrow, you might like to know that Pie Five (across the highway from Central Hauling) is offering a Pi Day deal tomorrow. Wherever you are, look for deals out there for pies of both the pizza and fruity varieties!
Celebrate Pi Day (March 14) with 11" Signature Pizzas for only $3.14!
In Store Only. Limit one per person. Extra charge for gluten free crust, cauliflower crust or vegan cheese. Build Your Own pies are regular priced. Available only at participating locations.
For Tuesday Trivia, what's the inside width of a CalArk trailer, as listed on the CalArk site?
If you're looking for a novel for your next break or while your partner has the wheel, this fun thriller about a truck driver who finds an abandoned child with a mysterious note might fit the bill. Enjoy any good books lately?
Getting the sleep you need on the road can be tricky (especially after Daylight Savings Time throws everything off by an hour). Check out these tips on getting the most out of your rest.
Have a few minutes to share your knowledge? The American Trucking Research Institute wants your input on how e-commerce is affecting what you do.
Today is International Women's Day, and we're delighted to celebrate:
Our 22 contractors for Central Hauling, 24 CAI employees, and 25 CalArk drivers who are women in a mostly male industry. Our percentage of amazing women drivers is higher than the industry average.
Our president, Rochelle Bartholomew, the first-recognized Trucking's Most Influential Woman by the Women in Trucking Association, in 2011....
Our executive leaders, over half of whom are women.
We appreciate you!
What do you think of this concept truck of the future? We like seeing what innovators are imagining for the next generation of drivers. Think you might upgrade to something like this anytime soon?
Today's Tuesday Trivia is a silly one. Which two famous people's names were we spoofing in the three examples we used to illustrate how the April 1st pay increase could apply to a real* independent contractor for Central Hauling?
*Real contractors not pictured, but we're always looking for volunteer models if you'd like to mention your availability in the comments.
We're happy to announce a pay increase package that benefits all our independent contractors, especially those who log the most miles! Click the link to learn more.
CCJ Magazine regularly features "whose fault" videos asking you to determine if an accident was the fault of the driver. It's obviously easier for us to take the driver's side most of the time, but the videos are fun to speculate about and help remind us all to watch out for four-wheelers and stay safe, no matter who should have known better.
Central Hauling driver Keith Lawson continues to entertain us on YouTube, this time with an unusual unexplained phenomenon. Who can say whence these brilliant, shimmering wheels came? PaleriderTV discusses the mystery.
We enjoyed these tips for staying more comfortable and safe while driving. Check them out!
Stowaways aren't just for pirate movies. Check our our latest blog post for tips on how to ensure no uninvited guests catch a ride with you.
Georgia DOT believes research shows this will help speed freight delivery by keeping rush hour traffic out of dedicated trucking lanes. What do you think?