Fuel Gelling Prevention | Great Plains Transport

Fuel Gelling Prevention | Great Plains Transport

For truck drivers making a long haul, having their diesel fuel gel up on them can be a nightmare. Not only does it mean you’re stuck on the side of the road, but it can also cost you a lot of money in repairs. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some tips for...
Personal Conveyance for Truck Drivers

Personal Conveyance for Truck Drivers

What is Personal Conveyance? Truck drivers are required to maintain a log of their hours, as per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Hours of Service Regulations. Truck drivers who exceed the maximum number of hours allowed per day or week can be...
Understanding and Improving CSA Scores

Understanding and Improving CSA Scores

What is a CSA score, and how is it calculated? The CSA score is calculated based on three factors: Compliance, Safety, and Accountability. Each carrier’s CSA score is available in a public database maintained by FMCSA. The purpose of the CSA score is to identify...
APU Truck: Everything You Need to Know!

APU Truck: Everything You Need to Know!

The Auxiliary Power Unit, or APU, is one of the most helpful tools available to truck drivers. At Great Plains Transport, drivers earn bonuses for having low idle times throughout the month. Utilizing the APU truck is the key to cutting down on idle time. That being...
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