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Issue No. 5, 26 January, 2012
School is (almost) in Session...

The sounds of saws, drills and jackhammers are nearly behind us and the dust is finally starting to clear. The newest addition to the Compass Family is well under way. Everyone on our team, from the construction workers to the head driving instructor, has been rapidly working towards getting all the right pieces into place in order to meet the Compass Truck Driving School grand opening deadline.

Avoid Failing Your CDL Training Pt. 1

Truck driving is a career that appeals to a slim section of people. It’s not an easy job and there will be a lot of people watching you if you make mistakes. In other words, if you’re going to be a long haul trucker, you have to love what you do. Here’s how to make sure you’re making the right choice for the job of a lifetime.

Cargo Theft Hits Record

FreightWatch International Jan. 19 said the number of U.S. cargo theft incidents reported last year increased 8.8 percent from the year before.
FreightWatch said 974 cargo theft incidents were recorded last year, with an average value of $319,000 per theft incident. Many other thefts aren’t reported.

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Using Technology to Help Cut Violations

hen the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rolled out its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program in late 2010, a number of carriers were surprised to find a poorer safety rating than they enjoyed under the old SafeStat. Fortunately, for many fleets, the areas where their safety ...

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