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Special Olympics Truck Convoy to Include K&J Drivers September 18 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

K & J is proud to be participating in the Special Olympics Truck Convoy for another year. This year's event is taking place on September 21st and 22nd and we have four drivers taking part! Curious about the Truck Convoy and how it supports the mission and vision of Special Olympics or how you can get involved? Keep reading!

K & J is proud to be participating in the Special Olympics Truck Convoy for another year. This year's event is taking place on September 21st and 22nd and we have four drivers taking part! Curious about the Truck Convoy and how it supports the mission and vision of Special Olympics or how you can get involved? Keep reading!

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K&J's Dan Cameron Wins SDTA Truck Driver of the Year September 18 2018

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We are excited to announce that K&J's Dan Cameron has been awarded the South Dakota Trucking Association's prestigious Truck Driver of the Year award for 2018. Two other K&J drivers, Josh Becker and John Snowe (pictured below), were also honored to be finalists for the award.

We are excited to announce that K&J's Dan Cameron has been awarded the South Dakota Trucking Association's prestigious Truck Driver of the Year award for 2018. Two other K&J drivers, Josh Becker and John Snowe (pictured below), were also honored to be finalists for the award.

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K&J Drivers Receive 2018 Great West Safety Award! September 7 2018

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K&J drivers were honored for their commitment to safety this weekend at the South Dakota Trucking Association annual meeting. K&J was presented the Great West Safety Award awarded in cooperation with the American Trucking Association and presented by the Great West Casualty Company and the South Dakota Trucking Association.

 

K&J drivers were honored for their commitment to safety this weekend at the South Dakota Trucking Association annual meeting. K&J was presented the Great West Safety Award awarded in cooperation with the American Trucking Association and presented by the Great West Casualty Company and the South Dakota Trucking Association.

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Inside Look: Brand New 2019 K&J Truck September 6 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

One of the things we pride ourselves on at K&J is providing the best equipment out there to our drivers. We had one of our mechanics, Ryan Charette take us on a video tour of the new 2019 rigs in our fleet to show you what you can expect if you come to work for K&J Trucking. 

One of the things we pride ourselves on at K&J is providing the best equipment out there to our drivers. We had one of our mechanics, Ryan Charette take us on a video tour of the new 2019 rigs in our fleet to show you what you can expect if you come to work for K&J Trucking. 

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Top 10 Trucking Songs of All Time September 4 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

Trucking has certainly inspired its fair share of music over the years. There is something poetic about the beauty of the countryside and the sacrifices of so many dedicated drivers that has made for some of the greatest music of all time.We decided to ask two members of the K&J family to share their all time favorite trucking songs; one is old-school and the other is a youngin'. From haunting lyrics to driving beats, let's see what they came up with!

Trucking has certainly inspired its fair share of music over the years. There is something poetic about the beauty of the countryside and the sacrifices of so many dedicated drivers that has made for some of the greatest music of all time.We decided to ask two members of the K&J family to share their all time favorite trucking songs; one is old-school and the other is a youngin'. From haunting lyrics to driving beats, let's see what they came up with!

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Change is Coming... The New CDL Application Process and What it Means August 31 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

From inspections and road check to big changes like hours of service and the switch over to ELDs, the Department of Transportation has all sorts of rules and regulations that affect our industry. Now that we all have our ELDs or AOBRDs, the next big change the DOT is making is to the application process necessary to get your CDL. This process will be tricky and take time to get used to, so we think it is best to be prepared! Keep reading to find out more about what you can expect in the years to come. 

From inspections and road check to big changes like hours of service and the switch over to ELDs, the Department of Transportation has all sorts of rules and regulations that affect our industry. Now that we all have our ELDs or AOBRDs, the next big change the DOT is making is to the application process necessary to get your CDL. This process will be tricky and take time to get used to, so we think it is best to be prepared! Keep reading to find out more about what you can expect in the years to come. 

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Play Hot or Not, Trucking Edition! [Quiz] August 16 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

Back in the early 2000s there was a popular site called Hot or Not where you could rate people based on their general attractiveness. In the spirit of fun, we have created a brief quiz allowing you to rate a variety of trucks as "Hot" or "Not". Are these tricked out trucks or big rig fails?

Back in the early 2000s there was a popular site called Hot or Not where you could rate people based on their general attractiveness. In the spirit of fun, we have created a brief quiz allowing you to rate a variety of trucks as "Hot" or "Not". Are these tricked out trucks or big rig fails?

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Make America Clean Again [Editorial] July 28 2018

Post by: Rick Meyer

Donald Trump's campaign slogan was to “Make America Great Again.” One thing I figured out since the presidential election is that people either love “The Donald” or hate “Trump,” there is no in between. By the time you have finished reading this editorial, I believe you will either love this idea or hate it.

Donald Trump's campaign slogan was to “Make America Great Again.” One thing I figured out since the presidential election is that people either love “The Donald” or hate “Trump,” there is no in between. By the time you have finished reading this editorial, I believe you will either love this idea or hate it.

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K&J Trucking By the Numbers [Infographic] June 14 2018

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In the trucking industry we deal with a lot of numbers, after all, we are one of the most highly regulated industries, for better or worse. But because we deal with so many numbers everyday we sometimes forget to stop and take notice of what our numbers mean for our drivers, customers, and friends in the industry.

There is so much to celebrate at K&J Trucking! Our wonderful drivers, dispatch, mechanics, and staff have worked hard to make these statistics possible; check out the numbers below!

In the trucking industry we deal with a lot of numbers, after all, we are one of the most highly regulated industries, for better or worse. But because we deal with so many numbers everyday we sometimes forget to stop and take notice of what our numbers mean for our drivers, customers, and friends in the industry.

There is so much to celebrate at K&J Trucking! Our wonderful drivers, dispatch, mechanics, and staff have worked hard to make these statistics possible; check out the numbers below!

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What's the Buzz About Electric Semi Trucks? May 8 2018

Post by: Brad Schipper

In the last few years there has been a lot of buzz about electric trucks, including autonomous trucks. There is hype, and the hype is creating interest. The hype is also creating a little bit of dialogue between competitors.

No matter where you fall, whether with Tesla, Nikola or one of the half dozen other companies trying to get in on the electric game, you have to admit, electric trucks are exciting. But are they really going to be the truck of the future?

Rather than simply getting caught up in the excitement, we are taking a hard look at the feasibility of electric trucks. We sat down with K & J's Brad Schipper to hear his thoughts on the future of electric; and he had some great questions.

In the last few years there has been a lot of buzz about electric trucks, including autonomous trucks. There is hype, and the hype is creating interest. The hype is also creating a little bit of dialogue between competitors.

No matter where you fall, whether with Tesla, Nikola or one of the half dozen other companies trying to get in on the electric game, you have to admit, electric trucks are exciting. But are they really going to be the truck of the future?

Rather than simply getting caught up in the excitement, we are taking a hard look at the feasibility of electric trucks. We sat down

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