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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...

Truckload Turnover Over 90 Percent For 9th Straight Quarter

Turnover at large truckload carriers was up slightly to 92 percent in the first quarter, holding above 90 percent for the 9th straight quarter, American Trucking Associations reported today. Over-the-road truckload turnover rates were largely unchanged from the fourth quarter,...

Air Pollution: The Light Shines on the Trucking Industry

Over the past decade or so the UK has developed its plans for a more eco-friendly motor vehicle industry. London’s bus fleet currently contains 1,500 hybrid buses, with a 5-year plan to make all...

Truckload Linehaul Rates In North America Up 5.2 Percent In June

Promising Truckload Linehaul Rates Truckload linehaul rates paid by North American shippers in June were 5.2 percent higher than in June of last year, the Cass Truckload Index shows. “As demand continues to increase while capacity...

ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego

ATA Opens Registration for 2014 MC&E in San Diego   Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has opened registration for the year’s premiere trucking industry leadership event: the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition...

Dodge Diesel Starter Takes the Trucks Up Another Notch

The Dodge is a company which is synonymous with excellent and durable vehicles, primarily trucks. Today, the company is not only most famous for its imposing trucks, but also for a variety of technological...
Diesel Prices Drop

Diesel Prices Continue To Drop, Average Likely To Continue Falling

Diesel Prices Fall To Lowest Average In Nearly 4 Years The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 3.3 cents in the week ended Nov. 24 to $3.628, according to the Department...

Traffic Congestion Cost Trucking Industry $50 Billion A Year

Traffic congestion cost the trucking industry $50 billion a year and without proper infrastructure spending, the cost is expected to be worse. No relief has been in sight for several years but many have high...

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...