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Welcome to the Zion Transport Blog!

In this space we will introduce various topics in our trucking industry that relate to you, our customer. We want to you to be well-informed and aware of how these changes affect you and how we can best help you.

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No, It’s SuperTruck!

SuperTruck II is upon us. In the first SuperTruck program, the DOE set a goal of 50% increase of efficiency in ton-mile-per-gallon basis. The three teams involved achieved …

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Drivers’ Pay & Rest; 1 Standard or 50?

As usual, James Jallet has a great piece over at Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) where he writes about creating a provision in the work-in-progress FAA bill that …

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Is the Vehicle Mile Tax a Good Idea?

George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president after he chanted, “No new taxes!” at the Republican convention back in 1988. Later in his presidency, when …

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CDs, Insurance, Autonomous Trucking, and the ROI

Twenty-five to thirty years ago, when I was still in high school, compact disks had just started gaining traction in the marketplace. As that was …

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Dashboard Cams & Scams; Protect Yourself!

I love our country. I hate our country. Yeah, I know… I love the opportunities we have. I love that we give liberally whenever there’s …

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Rockslides and Other Safety Hazards

Truck drivers pick up a lot of loads on Thursdays and Fridays and drive over the weekends. So if you’re sharing the road with some …

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Who Is Regulating the Regulators?

Congress, in passing the FAST Act a few months ago, may have inadvertently killed the “34 hour restart rule” Apparently, and according to CCJDigital.com, The restart-specific …

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Technology Is About More Than Regulation

In the past several years, in our industry, we’ve been noticing a rapid infusion (invasion?) of technology. And our industry has never been highly technologically …

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