Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tips for Preparing Your Car for Sale

Are you in the market for a new or used car? Instead of trading your existing car in to the dealership, consider selling your car to a private party. While this requires more effort, it also generally will net a substantially higher selling price. Follow these recommendations from the automotive professionals to get top dollar for your used car.

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Remove all personal items from the vehicle. This includes that oh so cute keychain you snagged from Kate Spade using a money savings coupon from Groupon coupons. Dispose of all trash and any items not provided by the manufacturer. Vacuum the …

There Is an Alternative to Mandatory CDL Training Requirements

On December 8 (2016), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a rule mandating specific training requirements for new CDL drivers. That rule, though delayed numerous times by the Trump administration, requires that new drivers undergo approved behind-the-wheel training at both a driving range and on public roads. It also mandates curriculum standards for training providers.

It has taken the DOT years to come up with the new rule. After countless discussions, open comment periods, and plenty of debate from within and without the trucking industry, the rule that was finally adopted hardly seems adequate to achieve its intended goals. …