If You Make Your Living Behind The Wheel, YOU Are A ROAD WARRIOR!
Harrowing Details Revealed in Deadly Alleged Human-Smuggling Case in Texas
An undocumented immigrant who survived an alleged smuggling attempt on a stifling hot tractor-trailer where 10 people died told investigators that the driver ignored their banging from inside a shipping container as they took turns breathing through a hole in the wall, according to a criminal complaint.
A bill filed Tuesday in the House of Representatives by a Texas Republican would delay the compliance date of the federal government’s electronic logging device mandate by two years.
Walmart To Penalize Suppliers For Delivering Early, Starting In August
In an effort to cut down on costs, Walmart has announced that it will fine suppliers who deliver goods early, starting in August.
4 Trucks in Massive Texas Accident; One Driver Dies
Three people died — including one truck driver — in a fiery six-vehicle accident on I-35 in Waco, Texas.
GATS: Register by Aug. 1 and Be Eligible for Free Hotel Stay
Drivers who register to attend the Great American Trucking Show before Aug. 1 will have a chance to win one of three packages, each of which includes two-night accommodations at the show.
1 Killed When Speeding BMW Slams Into Semi Truck: CHP
The driver behind the wheel of a black BMW was likely speeding on Interstate 8 when she slammed into the back of a semi-truck, killing her, California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials said.
June Trucking Job Numbers Slide
The DOL also revised May’s employment number downwardly by 700 jobs.
Thousands of Chickens Block Highway After Truck Crash
It took some 120 firefighters and other personnel several hours to clear 7,500 chickens from an Austrian highway after the truck carrying them crashed Tuesday.
Averitt Raises Pay for Regional Drivers
Averitt Express, which is based in Cookeville, Tennessee, introduced several changes to its pay package for regional drivers recently.
TA Petro Offers Veterans Free Meals on July 4
TA Petro Stopping Centers will serve free meals to all active duty military, veterans and reservists with proof of service Tuesday, July 4 at participating Country Pride or Iron Skillet restaurants nationwide.
Driver Shut Down by FMCSA After Fatal Accident
A North Carolina truck driver has been ordered shut down by the federal government following an alcohol-related fatal hit-and-run accident in March in New York City.
Michigan Plans Summer Enforcement Focus on Trucks
Between Monday, June 26 and late August, the Michigan State Police will focus special enforcement efforts on commercial vehicles.
Billionaire Facebook Founder Hangs Out with Truckers
One of the richest men in America and the founder and CEO of Facebook hung out with truck drivers at the Iowa 80 truck stop Friday, June 23.
Trucking Company Owner Faces Over 800 Felony Charges For Workers’ Comp Violations
A Pennsylvania trucking company owner is facing hundreds of felony charges for failing to carry workers’ compensation insurance for a two year period.
The Left Can’t Get It Right
After another kick in the head, this time in South Carolina and Georgia, a special Senatorial Election, another win for the deplorable’s and another embarrassment for a party that has lost its way.
If You Keep Doing What You're Doing, You'll Keep Getting What You Got!
As we roll full steam into 2017 there is a giant semi in the room (sorry, all out of elephants), specifically the prediction that the trucking industry will have a shortage of roughly 100,000 unfilled seats in the cab this year.
Has the Media Become the Fourth Branch of Government?
Like it or not, we now have a fourth branch of government, and we in part, are to blame for its rise and prominence.