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How Xtreme Trucking Is Helping Customers Navigate Supply-Chain Challenges Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a massive shock to the United States’ supply chain, likely the largest since World War II.  Many predict its lingering impact could be worse than the Great Recession. The disruption to freight volumes and demand is nothing short of tumultuous. With factories temporarily closing and economic activity grinding to a halt

6 Reasons to Become a Professional Truck Driver

The United States depends every day on truckers making on-time deliveries. Carrying food, fuel, livestock, vehicles and many other things Americans use and depend on, truck drivers are ‘the wheels’ driving the U.S. economy forward. In fact, trucks deliver nearly 70 percent of all freight transported annually in the U.S., and the American Trucking Association

FMCSA Publishes Proposed HOS Rule Changes

Revisions would help prevent driving fatigue and save truckers money     The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has officially proposed changes to relax truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The possible revisions follow months of discussions with truck drivers, driver and carrier groups and other industry stake holders as well as a series of

Xtreme Trucking Hauls in Nearly $3,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin

  Truckers and law enforcement from across Wisconsin came together on September 14 for the annual Truck Convoy®. The Truck Convoy® is a unique, one-day celebration that helps raise money and awareness for the more than 10,000 athletes currently competing in Special Olympics Wisconsin. Law enforcement escorted the convoy of trucks throughout communities across Wisconsin,

How to Survive the 2019 Roadcheck

Roadside inspections are a necessary inconvenience for truckers within the industry. They give the Department of Transportation a means to ensure drivers are compliant with laws and their trucks are operating safely. And while roadside inspections happen every day throughout the U.S., Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) largescale, three-day International Roadcheck provides a platform to