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Best on-the-road Eateries in Washington

September 17, 2019

Everyone agrees that one of the best parts of a good old road-trip is all the new food places you can discover along the way.  And Washington is no exception. So, whether you are passing by on a family vacation or as par...Read More



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Company Driver or Owner Operator?

August 12, 2019

Are you a new driver torn between driving for a company or becoming an owner operator? Well, the first thing you should know is that the two differ greatly. With so many wonderful opportunities in the ...Read More



Senate Orders 65 mph Speed Limit

July 10, 2019

U.S. senators proposed a new bill requiring heav...Read More



How to Deal with Bad Truck Drivers

June 5, 2019

There are all kinds of hazards on our highways. If you're a trucker, you're fully aware of the many problems out there. However, nothing can compare to bad truck drivers out on the open road. Unfortunately, an unsafe truck dr...Read More



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Truck and Trucker Shortage Becoming a Huge Problem

May 2, 2019

If you’re doing your weekly grocery shopping and the prices of your go-to items are shockingly high, don’t blame the company, blame the current the state-of-affairs in the transportation industry. Yep, they are the real c...Read More



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Are Pickup Truck Off-Road Packages Worth it?

April 2, 2019

Pickup truck popularity is at an all-time high. They are everywhere and driven by all types of people. And let’s face it, a lot of the marketing of these great new pickups is built around the concept of their “Off-Road Pa...Read More



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Dog Rescued in Snowstorm with Trucker’s Help!

March 8, 2019

A starving German Shepherd, missing since September, was found and saved from winter storms this week! A deputy, with the help from a local truck driver, saved the dog. According to ...Read More



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Snowmaggedon Causes Trash Pile-Up! What To Know About Pick-Up This Weekend

February 15, 2019

As many Seattle residents have probably noticed… trash is piling up in the wake of the recent “Snowmaggedon.” If you’re bins are overflowing outside your house, you understand. Due to the bad storm, Seattle had to shu...Read More



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Highway Shutdown Incites Fear

January 11, 2019

Commuters in Seattle will be facing their own version of LA’s 2011 “Carmageddon” freeway shutdown. The Alaskan Way Viaduct, a major road for commuters along Seattle’s downtown waterfront, will shut down for good on Fr...Read More



Seattle Takes the Cake for the Smallest Apartments in the US

December 4, 2018

Just like the housing supply in Seattle is small, so are the apartments. Even though new units are arriving on the market, they are continually dwindling in size. More small apartment complexes are arriving on the market for a more affordable solutio...Read More



Very Festive Cabaret and Much More for this Christmas Season in Seattle

November 7, 2018

The Christmas season in Seattle basically comes with Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. It sparks up with a wide range of holiday events, from boozy pop-up to dance parties and everything that comes in between.   Don’t miss out most o...Read More



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How and Why Seattle Minimum-Wage Increase Affects Workers?

October 22, 2018

The increase of minimum wages in Seattle does not only have benefits. According to research conducted among economists from the University of Washington Seattle’s re...Read More



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From Winner Restaurants to Mind-blowing Shopping: Discovering Seattle

October 4, 2018

The city popular for having Amazon and Starbucks is a great place to visit, whether you are single, or have a couple, family and kids.   It also has great value for business travelers. After the area’s first largest employer Boeing had s...Read More



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No More Middle Class Left in Seattle

September 14, 2018

Families on a modest budget in Seattle are currently encountering hardship. Many people have to leave the city to find cheaper options for living.   The number of Seattle families with an income of at least $200,000 is now greater than the...Read More



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Perhach Book Launch: Seattle Author Shares Her Experience

August 13, 2018

  On August 14 Seattle author Paulette Perhach will release a book about the business of writing. With this book, she wanted to aspire writers to take their first steps in the industry.   ‘’I wish I had used my entry-level job...Read More



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Amazon to Open its Own Health Clinics for Employees in Seattle

August 10, 2018

Seattle's Amazon planning to bring down the costs of healthcare by that the place is getting familiar: its headquarters.   In the internal discussions of the company, a primary care clinics plan is bei...Read More



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Tiny House Village: Seattle Volunteers Give Back to the Community

July 12, 2018

The city of Seattle is doing wonders! It is giving back to the community and helping homeless women with the new village plan. A team of volunteers helped put together a village that consists of tiny houses for homeless women seeking shelter. &...Read More



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Amazon’s Biggest Sale of the Year: Prime Day on the 16th!

July 3, 2018

Amazon is having their annual Prime Day sale on Monday, July 16 this year! Just two weeks away!   For those of you who aren’t familiar with Prime Day, it’s basically a day where Amazon includes discounted prices on many different items...Read More



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Seattle is Banning the Use of Plastic Straws and Plastic Utensils

June 20, 2018

No matter where you go, most restaurants in the U.S. have plastic utensils and use plastic straws for their drinks.   At certain restaurants, employees use as much as 200 to 300 straws while serving drinks to customers.   Starti...Read More



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Amazon’s Battle Against Seattle

May 31, 2018

As you may have already heard, recently, Seattle passed a new tax for big companies. Their goal is to help and improve the city’s homelessness issue. According to the new tax law, companies that make a minimum of $20 million a year must pay $275 an...Read More



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Delays Expected on I-90: A $22 Million Repaving Project Coming Up

May 8, 2018

Drivers could run into major backups along I-90 between Issaquah and North Bend as a $22 million repaving project gets underway.   On Monday crews began work on the 15-mile stretch of I-90 -- a project that's expected to last two springs a...Read More



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What Problems Does FMCSA Face with ELD Technology

March 30, 2018

As regulators start enforcement of a rule - truckers use digital driving time trackers in their big rigs - the agency in charge of the regulation accepted there are still some issues concerning the technology.   Drivers are having trouble ...Read More



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First School Bus Drivers Declare Strike in Seattle

January 31, 2018

SEATTLE, Washington -- The union that represents First Student Seattle school bus drivers has declared it will begin a strike on Thursday. The strike is a result of failing to achieve a labor deal with First Student. Union authorities say the stri...Read More



Washington Truck

A Washington State Carrier and its Driver Shut Down by FMCSA

December 7, 2017

A Washington State carrier and one of its drivers has been shut down by the U.S. Department of Transportation. He had been placed out-of-service at a rate more than 13 times.   The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, FMCSA, today ...Read More



Amazon Seattle

What to Expect from Amazon in Seattle?

October 25, 2017

SEATTLE — Amazon opened its headquarters in a district known as the South Lake Union in 2010, foregoing what it says would have been the cheaper option of building in the suburbs, where its workers might have been less connected to the city. &nb...Read More



Trucking Business

10 Methods to be Successful in Trucking Business

September 18, 2017

Many trucking companies are described as a tiring places with no knowledge to share. Its techniques are kept under wraps. Here are some methods that can help you become a successful trucker.   • Having a Plan. The obviou...Read More



Got ELD? Then Get Prepared for Higher Charges!

August 8, 2017

You like it or not ELDs are on their way. Do you think it’s a good news? Charges would go up. Here are the reasons why. One of the disadvantages of ELD is that you cannot drive as many miles in a day as you did with the paper log. This is especial...Read More



Things You Need To Know About Your Car’s Warranty

January 25, 2017

Purchasing a vehicle from a specific dealership does not mean you have to go back to that dealership when dealing with anything related to your warranty. Federal law states that you have the right to get inspections and service wherever you like. ...Read More



Microsoft Researching Conducting A New Project Regarding Lung Cancer Through Web Searches

November 29, 2016

Microsoft researchers have begun conducting around the topic of lung cancer risks. Their secret weapon is search engines. Smoking is the leader when it comes to lung cancer, which is the most fatal cancer in the world, causes. BUT, 20 percent of p...Read More



Seattle’s Most Accident Prone Intersections… Have You Gotten in an Accident Here?

October 27, 2016

Seattle’s weather can be a cause of a number of accidents that occur in the city but which intersection is the most accident prone. Looking at Seattle 911 response to traffic a list has been put together that shows the top 25 areas that accidents o...Read More



The Best Time to Purchase a Car

September 22, 2016

  It’s the start of fall, and dealers are launching new models. What better time to purchase a car than now? Once the weather starts to cool down, car sales begin to skyrocket! Prices of automobiles decrease, which is very beneficial for pe...Read More



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5 Seattle CEOs On List Of Most Liked By Employees

June 9, 2016

Glassdoor, review and recruiting website, announced results of their study on CEOs most liked by their employees in the United States. They made a list of top executives ...Read More



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Seattle Has Some Of The Most Expensive Rent Prices

May 23, 2016

Everybody knows that Seattle is one of the most expensive cities in the country. It is an expensive estate market, and it would cost you a lot if you decided to buy a house in Seattle. But it is also not cheap to rent an apartment. It is natural that...Read More



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Amazon Helps Homeless People in Seattle

April 15, 2016

Amazon has offered Seattle its help with homelessness situation by letting the city use one of its buildings as a temporary shelter for homeless people.   Amazon bought a building in 2014. Originally it was a hotel and later was used as a ...Read More



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Dog Parks Are Topic Of Hot Discussions In Seattle

February 29, 2016

In Seattle the public survey organized by the Parks and Recreation Board got over 5000 responses. The topic of the discussion was dog parks and everything that has to do with them such as if there should be off-leash dog parks to finding the places t...Read More



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Seattle Music Scene Tributes David Bowie

January 12, 2016

David Bowie, one of the most legendary rock musicians, died of cancer this Sunday, Jan. 10. It was just two days after his 69th birthday when he released his final album “Blackstar”. This loss shocked the whole world as Bowie’s disea...Read More



Uber

Seattle Lets Uber Drivers Bargain Their Rights

December 15, 2015

Seattle became the first city in the USA to allow Lyft and Uber drivers to unionize after the City Council voted for the legislation unanimously. This case can become a beginning of the change for the workforce.   The decision to let drive...Read More



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Dan Price: Seattle CEO Robin Hood?

December 5, 2015

Last summer Dan Price, a Seattle CEO famous for setting the minimum annual pay at Gravity Payments at $70,000 was sued for overpaying himself by Lucas Price, his brother and the co-founder of the company.   The story Dan Price was feeding ...Read More



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The First West Seattle Charter School Will Be Open Next Fall

November 20, 2015

The planning of a charter school in Arbor Heights is still continuing to move forward, says the organization that is behind it, despite the decision of the Supreme Court denying to reconsider its ruling against publicly funding for charters.  ...Read More



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