Time to Make Your Picks for Our Online NASCAR Challenge

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The Daytona 500 takes place Sunday, February 21st and we have your chance to join in on the twists and turns this season with our online NASCAR Challenge. How to Register Race on over to roadscholar.com/fun-stuff/ and click on the NASCAR logo. You can then sign up, login using an existing account, or sign …

National Cancer Prevention Month

Nearly 600,000 people are expected to pass away from cancer this year, accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths in the U.S. (the second most common cause of death in America). 1 Over 1.6 million new cases are predicted this year. 1 But did you know that an estimated 1/3 of cases (about 374,000 lives) can be prevented by “eating …

Fictitious Pickups Driving California Shippers “Nuts”

California law enforcement officials are attempting to crack down on the masterminds behind a series of nut thefts tackling the state for several months. Cargo thieves have stolen more than two dozen loads of tree nuts (pistachios, hazelnuts, cashews) in the state of California during the last three months with four different facilities being hit during the last month. One …

2015 Cargo Theft Statistics

CargoNet recently released last year’s reported cargo theft incidents. Their results were as follows: Road Scholar Transport is keeping your freight secure 24/7 and offers the following cargo theft prevention tips: *Do not leave cargo unattended. If necessary, be sure that the trailer is in a secure area. *Vet out carriers and verify drivers prior to trusting them to handle …

What Drivers Find to be the Top Issues Facing the Trucking Industry this Year

  Last October, the American Transportation Research Institute released its survey results identifying the top ten issues the trucking industry was currently facing. These included: Hours-of-service, CSA, driver shortage, driver retention, truck parking, electronic logging device mandate, driver health/wellness, economy, infrastructure/congestion/funding, and driver distraction.” 1 We recently reached out to drivers asking them what they felt were the largest problems …

Trucking Fatalities Down 40% as FMCSA Announces Safety Fitness Proposed Rulemaking

  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced last Friday a notice of proposed rulemaking aimed at enhancing safety fitness by identifying non-compliant carriers in the CSA program. According to the agency, the ruling would do the following: *Remove the current “satisfactory,” “conditional,” and “unsatisfactory” rating system, originally established in 1982, with a simple determination of “unfit.” 1 *The …

Join Our Super Bowl Block Pool!

  Super Bowl 50 kicks off Sunday, February 7th and Road Scholar Transport has the chance for you to take part in all of the action and win some great prizes in our block pool! Here’s what you need to know: POOL FORMAT This is a ‘Block Pool’, the 10 by 10 grid style pool where you select a block …

Looking to Rent or Lease Storage Trailers?

Road Scholar Transport is renting and leasing storage trailers in the following areas surrounding our terminals: -Dunmore, PA -Leominster, MA -Jersey City, NJ -Philadelphia, PA -Denver, PA -Mechanicsburg, PA   Why spend a fortune renting warehouse space? Our trailers provide a short-term solution to overage, saving you money and space!   Road Scholar’s storage trailers are:   -Available for long-term …

Win a $100 Petco Gift Card with our Cutest Cat Video Contest

Calling all cat lovers! We are inviting you to participate in Road Scholar’s first ever cat video contest. We are looking for the cutest, funniest, or cleverest cats out there for your chance to score a $100 Petco gift card with great runner up prizes.   How to Enter: *Submit a video clip of your cat to Kristina.brown@roadscholar.com by 11:59 …

A Dozen Reasons to Choose Road Scholar Transport for Damage-Free Shipping

Since 1988, Road Scholar Transport has been solving risk-adverse, investment grade customer’s transportation needs throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. To us, each of our customers’ freight is as fragile as a carton of eggs, easily damaged if not receiving the care and custody it deserves during transport, which is why we maintain a damage claim record of 0.0004%, …