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Virginia Covid-19 Regulations Have Carriers Scrambling

Virginia has become a state that has enforceable COVID-19 safety requirements and carriers are trying to figure out just how these new regulations affect them and their drivers. All companies in Virginia must classify their employees by a risk level, from very high to lower, depending on their job tasks…


Love’s Travel Stops Requiring Face Coverings

Love’s Travel Stops has announced that beginning July 29, every location will be requiring its customers to wear face coverings. This includes all Love’s Travel Stops, Loves’s Country Stores, Love’s Truck Cares, and Speedco locations around the country. This is being done because they want to protect their customers, employees,…


Canadian Truckers Don’t Want to Drive into the U.S.

According to a recent poll, 93% of Canadians think that traveling South to the U.S. this summer is not a good idea. Currently, Canada has a 14-day isolation rule for those coming back from the U.S. but truckers are exempt from having to do this because they are considered ‘essential’….


Driving a Big Rig and Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Being on the road, alone, for long periods of time can be tough on just about any driver, especially when it comes to truck drivers due to their extended time out there. Trucking companies and carriers find it’s important to take care of their drivers and make sure their mental…


COVID-19 Warning for I-70 Kansas Rest Area

The Shawnee County Health Department of Topeka, Kansas has put out a COVID-19 warning for those who have stopped at the Topeka Service Area along the I-70 Turnpike. The rest area is located at mile marker 188, just east of Topeka, and is accessible going both directions along the I-70…


TAs are Open and Ready to Keep Truckers on the Road

TravelCenters of America would like everyone to know that all TA, Petro Stopping Centers, and TA Express locations are open for business. For those hard-working truckers out there, all fuel lanes are open and there is no fuel rationing going on. Another good thing for truckers is noted that all…


Information to Know if you get COVID-19

If you find yourself testing positive with COVID-19 or have some other family-related reasons for needing time off because of the virus, then you should look through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The provisions in the FFCRA apply through December 31, 2020. The Act covers paid sick leave, sometimes…