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OOIDA; FMCSA Electronic-Log Mandate Will Have Negative Impact

In official comments to federal regulators, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says a proposed mandate for electronic logging devices on all trucks would have negative consequences on drivers’ health, privacy, safety and economic interests. The...
Trucking Technology

Trucking Technology And Networking Benefits Truck Drivers And Shippers

The soon-to-be-released electronic logging mandate is often depicted as a time bomb that will reduce truck capacity, driving smaller carriers and independents off the roads. There will be some reduction in available capacity once...

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...
Rail Services In Jeopardy

Rail Services In Jeopardy Over Lack Of Service

Poor Rail Services Could Hurt Economy Rail services are still a vital transport method used all over the country and such services could soon be in jeopardy. Rail services are not as widely used as...

Carbon Express Pays Drivers More

We've reported on a few different companies now paying their truck drivers more. We did a report earlier on Total Transportation and how the company made the extra effort to pay their truck drivers more. Carbon...

ATA In Favor Of Suspended 34 Hour Restart Rule

Leading executives of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) late Thursday applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for voting to suspend the current 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service regulations. In a 21-9 vote, the...

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...
August 2015 Trucking Jobs

Transportation Adds 7,000+ Jobs; Trucking Industry Up 700 In August

While the U.S. economy struggled in August, it still saw another consecutive growth in jobs. The U.S. economy generated a lower-than-expected 173,000 new jobs in August, the government reported Friday. The transportation sector gained more...

NTSB Offers Recomendations-Truck Driver Safety

  The National Transportation Safety Board met in Washington on Thursday, urging the National Highway Safety Administration to consider recommendations that promote truck driver safety. The NTSB made seven recommendations to improve tractor-trailer safety. The NTSB...

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...