What is a Tanker Endorsement

When it comes to truck driving as a career, there are many types of endorsements and qualifications that will come into play. One such endorsement that is important to understand if you want to make a career out of truck driving is the Tanker Endorsement for CDL. What is a Tanker Endorsement for CDL? Put…

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high-value cargo transportation

When it comes to transporting goods across the nation, not all cargo is created equal. In fact, some cargo is considered high value by the industry. Read on to learn more about the meaning of high-value cargo and what it takes to safely transport it from one location to another. What is High-Value Cargo? Valuable…

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What are the 4 Types of Hazardous Waste

Understanding the types of hazardous waste your business generates is essential to properly manage and dispose of waste. Failure to follow the regulations for storage and disposal regarding each type of waste can result in fines and liability. Four Identifiable Classifications of Hazardous Waste According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are four classifications…

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What is the ELDT Mandate

What is the ELDT mandate? The ELDT (entry-level driver training) mandate covers a new list of requirements, with higher standards for entry-level driver training. These new requirements are set at the federal level by the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration). All commercial driver’s license (CDL) training providers must comply with the outlined minimum requirements.…

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What Are Commercial Explosives

Commercial explosives are explosive materials that are used primarily for commercial and industrial purposes. For example, the mining, quarrying, and construction industries may use commercial explosives for various applications. What Are “Explosive Materials”? Explosive materials hold a large amount of potential energy. In other words, if released or otherwise ignited, explosive materials can expand rapidly…

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how to get a hazmat endorsement

What is a Hazmat Endorsement? A Hazmat Endorsement qualification is a specific endorsement on your CDL or CDL permit that means you are able to haul hazardous materials. All hazmat endorsement applicants must undergo a Security Threat Assessment, which includes fingerprinting and a background check. However, after September 11, 20001, the Federal government has also…

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