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April 2015 Trucking Jobs Added

1,900 Trucking Jobs Added In April 2015

The for-hire trucking industry added 1,900 jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly employment report, released May 8, making up some ground lost in March. The DOL,...

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...
2015 Transportation Bill

The Effects of the 2015 Transportation Bill on the Trucking Industry

2015 Transportation Bill Passes Congress On November 5th, Congress passed a six-year transportation bill. There is nothing that is extremely good about this bill but is not that bad either. It is relatively good for...

Truckers Jamboree Iowa 80 Truckstop July 10th-July 12th 2014

The Truckers Jamboree is hosted every year at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. Since it’s inception in 1979, the Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s Truckers. This event is a...

Hells Angels’ Trucking Companies Banking Big On Fuel

Outlaw bikies have used trucking companies to defraud the federal government of millions of dollars in fuel rebates, according to an Australian Taxation Office investigation. But Tax Office insiders say federal law enforcement agencies have failed...

File Form 2290 For Heavy Vehicle Use Tax 2014-2015

EtaxForm2290 Offers Cost-Effective Online Way to File Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Tax for Tax Year 2014-2015 begins July 1, 2014   Save time and money with the revolutionary EtaxForm2290 online filing system. The IRS...

Israeli Trucking Industry Benefits From Mideast Chaos

REUTERS - The hydraulic ramp of a Turkish freighter taps down on the eastern Mediterranean port of Haifa and, under a full moon, 37 trucks roll off onto an otherwise empty pier. In a convoy...
Truck Drivers Get 80 Hours Back

Department Of Transportation Urges Truck Drivers To Sleep

Truck Drivers Happy With More Production, More Money With the 34 hour restart rollback complete, the Department of Transportation is urging truck drivers to get sleep.Numerous truck drivers and trucking organizations applauded congress for including...

Two Semi-Trucks Responsible For 5 Deaths on Interstate 55 And Route 6

  Truck DriverFrancisco Espinal-Quiroz Charged Two semi-trucks responsible for 5 deaths is now under investigation after Monday's fatal crashes that killed 5 people and injured 5 more. The driver of a semi-truck that hit three stopped vehicles on Interstate 55 Monday...

Truck Driver Shortage Could Stress Industry

30,000 Truck Drivers Needed A shortage of truck drivers, ripple effects from an extraordinarily harsh winter, new federal trucking regulations, more items needing to be transported and higher fuel costs are why some companies are...