Terror Suspect Gets Trucking License In Minnesota

Terror Suspect Gets Trucking License

Minnesota Terror Suspects Lands Class A Trucking License A Minnesota terror suspect that is on the official “No Fly” list may not be able to fly in the United States but that hasn’t stopped him from getting his Class A trucking license. Back in 2007, the FBI arrested Amir Meshal on suspicion of leaving a…

How To Start A Trucking Business

Start A Trucking Business

One of the strongest industries in the United States is the trucking industry and as long as there’s a need for products and goods to be delivered, trucking will continue to be one of the largest industries in the country. And since the trucking industry is worth billions, learning how to start a trucking business…

Do We Need Higher Trucker Insurance?

Truck Accident

Consider the fact that large freight truck insurance usually covers drivers for about $750,000 as a minimum, and that this minimum requirement for liability coverage hasn’t changed at all in the past thirty years.   Some states even have a lower minimum requirement for commercial vehicles like this. The rate that covers an individual could…

American Trucking Association Supports Hair Testing To Detect Drugs

Drug Hair Testing In Trucking Industry

Hair testing for drugs may be just around the corner for American truck drivers. The American Trucking Association (ATA) announced Monday that it supports a bill, before the United States Congress, which proposes to let motor carriers use hair testing to detect drug use in pre-employment screening, though some unions claim this method has a…

3 Technologies Necessary To Keep Your Fleet Safe

Fleet Safety Using Technology

Each year, millions of people are injured or even killed in motor vehicle accidents. For the commercial fleet, no matter how large or small, one crash can raise insurance costs and hurt the company’s overall reputation. Fleet safety is a high priority for the modern fleet manager, and these three technology interventions can help improve…

The Truck Industry in Numbers

The truck industry is a vital cog in countless machines. From delivering personal packages to carrying food to supermarkets, it’s safe to say that the truck industry is a major contributor to the global economy. Planes, trains, and ships are able to move the biggest quantities of goods at any one time, but that trucks…