If you’re preparing to take the CDL test, there are a few things you should know. The CDL test is a big deal because driving a CMV and being a CDL-holder means you’re being held to a high standard. (And therefore the CDL test also holds applicants to high standards.) Serious violations can jeopardize the driver’s maintaining of their CDL. Here’s some helpful information to keep in mind if you’re preparing for the CDL test.
If you are the manager of a business, you’re going to be in a position where you have to give feedback to your employees. It’s important that your team members can both take feedback and give feedback. That can help you work together and get work done. But giving feedback can be awkward for you and scary for the employee; feedback can feel threatening as attention is drawn to a weakness. To help your feedback be as effective as possible, here are a few tips.
There’s a really exhilarating feeling that comes along with getting a driver’s license and starting your career as a driver. However, there is something that doesn’t sound like as much fun as driving, and that’s car insurance. Sure, it might not seem to be the most thrilling thing, but it’s something that you as a teen driver need to know about. So, what is the real deal about auto insurance? What do you need to know? Here are seven things that teens should know about car insurance.
If you are the manager or leader of a business, it’s important to have a great team of people to work with. But it’s also essential to provide them with a positive, happy work environment. That means being on the lookout for employee burnout. If your employees get overwhelmed or start feeling burned out, that can lead to lowered productivity and more tension in the workplace. Your employees should feel engaged and energized as they work. Here are a few tips for preventing employee burnout at your business.
If you have a trucking business, you know that the FMCSA and the DOT are important. Those are the major agencies trucking businesses have to contend with. Now, there’s something called the biennial update. You might wonder how that whole process works. We like answering questions and going over trucking matters, so we’ve put together a list of FAQs about the biennial update for trucking businesses.
Employee training is a critical function for successful companies. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are now faced with the question of how to properly train their employees while also keeping them safe. Organizations worldwide are implementing changes to training programs, including canceling in-person sessions and transitioning to virtual training and learning.
If you are a landlord, business owner, or property investor, you’re probably familiar with having to deal with your commercial insurance. While it can be a nuisance to deal with (and, let’s be honest, it’s probably not your favorite part of the job), insurance is an inevitable part of owning a property. While there are many parts of insurance that can be frustrating, one of the more common questions that I often receive is, why do I have to wait so long to receive insurance quotes? It can be very frustrating to have to wait for something that, at least in the personal-lines department (the department that takes care of your personal homeowners, renters, auto, etc.), can be turned over within a day. Sometimes, personal lines quotes can even be completed while you’re still on the phone with the agent!
In this article, you’ll learn why the quoting process can take longer, and the follow-up question that we’ll also be answering in this article is this – okay, so is there anything I can do to speed up the quoting process? Good news! The short answer is yes!
Having a teen driver can be extremely stressful on a parent. To the teen the words “driver’s license” sound like freedom, while to the parent they sound like a disaster waiting to happen. Understandably you’re worried, and you might wonder how you can lay down some ground rules with your teenager. One way to do that is by creating a parent-teen driving contract. Here are a few tips.
The trucking world is full of numbers and ratings and safety information that you as a motor carrier need to know about. It can be quite the job to keep it all straight and to understand what it all means. The ISS, or Inspection Selection System, is something you might be wondering about. The FMCSA has a lot of different programs with a lot of different letters. We don’t blame you at all if you find it overwhelming. Anyways, here’s some helpful information about the ISS.
If you’re planning on getting your CDL, congratulations! That’s great. Trucking is a great industry to be involved in. The process to get a CDL involves a lot of study and practice. So, you might be wondering how to get your CDL so you can get your start in the trucking world. Here’s a brief look at how to get a commercial drivers license.