PTI’s 12 Days of Giveaways 2021

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Get ready for our second annual 12-Days of Giveaways. starting December 1, 2021, through December 12, 2021, we will randomly select a daily winner. Check out the guidelines below to learn how to improve your chance to win. Who can enter? Giveaways are open to anyone who…

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Emergency Triangle Placement

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You’ve just been involved in an accident or your truck has broken down. Stopping on a highway or roadside can be dangerous, especially if the road is winding, in a poorly lit area, or has poor visibility due to weather conditions. What do you do to keep yourself and others safe after an incident has…

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Top Truck Driving Myths

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Considering the highs and lows of becoming a commercial truck driver?! Let’s debunk some truck driving myths about whether trucking is even a good career option, trucking schools, and more to help you navigate your choices. Check out these 8 Truck Driving Myths:  Myth 1: Trucking isn’t for me.  Stereotypes still thrive in bygone media representations of truck drivers as middle-aged men. For example,…

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Tips for Halloween Safety: Trick or Treating and Driving

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Halloween is one of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrians with a 43% higher fatality rate based on a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.  With daylight getting shorter as we move into the fall months and the increase in pedestrian traffic, especially children on Halloween night– it’s crucial…

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Supply Chain Issues

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The Power of Hope in a Crippling Supply Chain Five hundred and eighty days ago, we witnessed a much-deserved pat on the back for the professional truck drivers’ role in keeping America moving while millions of Americans were forced to stay home. We had a chance to celebrate and show our pride in the tireless…

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Truck Stop: A Trucker’s Guide to Safety

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For many truck drivers, truck stops provide drivers with the opportunity to get some rest, eat, take a shower, refuel, and stretch their legs. However, truck stops can be dangerous for both the driver and their trucks. By preparing yourself with truck stop safety knowledge you can decrease your chances of running into a bad…

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021

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September 12th through the 18th is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Each year Americans across the nation pay respect and thank truck drivers for all of their hard work. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), there are roughly 3.5 million truck drivers. These professionals put in the hard work to deliver loads safely and…

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Regional Trucking or Dedicated Trucking

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As a new truck driver, it can be overwhelming to navigate all of jobs to choose from! Regional, over-the-road, intermodal, local, dedicated, non-dedicated … And then there’s dry van, tanker, refrigerated, pneumatic, flat bed … It can be confusing! For example, you may have to trade off home time for more miles in one position.…

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Paper Transport Partners With EGI Drive Growth Strategy

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EGI partners with Paper Transport’s senior management team, who continue leading the business and retain an ownership stake in the company. About EGI Equity Group Investments (EGI), founded by Sam Zell more than 50 years ago, has a long track record of building public and private businesses, including the origination and growth of multi-billion-dollar companies.…

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10 Reasons you Should Become a Truck Driver

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Currently, there is an increasing shortage of truck drivers across the nation! Truck driving can be an exciting job opportunity for anybody who likes to be independent, determined, adventurous, and self-motivated. If you haven’t been convinced yet here are 10 reasons you should become a truck driver! 10 Reasons you Should Become a Truck Driver…

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