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FRA Issues 967.1 Million Dollar Loan

Federal Railroad Administration Issues $967.1M MTA Loan For Commuter Railroads

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today closed on a $967.1 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan with New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in order to facilitate the deployment...

National Fraternal Order Of Police Endorse Restart Amendment

The National Fraternal Order of Police Thursday came out in support of the amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill that would suspend two key provisions of...

OOIDA Announces New Director Of Regulatory Affairs

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has announced that longtime trucker and owner-operator Scott Grenerth has joined OOIDA as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Photo by: Nikohle Ellis Scott Grenerth Grenerth spent 13 years as a trucker based out...
Nick Rahall Defeated

Top Transportation Democrat Nick Rahall Defeated In West Virginia

Nick Rahall Unseated Before Serving 20th Term Top Transportation Democrat Nick Rahall was yet another Obama supporter that fail victim in Tuesday's election. The widely known incumbent from the 3rd Congressional District in West Virginia...
Trucking Deaths

Trucking Deaths Down 8 Percent

Trucking Deaths Down In Preliminary DOL Report Fatal trucking deaths are down 8 percent according to a recent preliminary report given by the U.S. Department of Labor. The report stated that trucking deaths in the...
Truck For Rental

A Step By Step Guide To Hire A Truck For Rental

Shifting your house or corporate office is always a hazardous task, especially when there is large freight to be transported from one location to another location. If you are facing problems in seeking the...

Indiana Truck Driver Shot In Detroit And Burned

A truck driver was found shot and burned to death early Thursday in the cab of his truck, which had been set on fire, said Detroit Police Public Information Officer Sandra Whitfield. Today, police...
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,...

Canadian Trucking Alliance Objecting USDA Increased Fees

The Canadian Trucking Alliance is raising objections to a U.S. proposal to increase some fees for trucks crossing into the states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to raise fees related to the Animal...

FMCSA Wants To Track Drug And Alcohol Offenses Among Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration "FMCSA" is currently reviewing public comments on a proposed implementation of a nationwide clearinghouse to track drug and alcohol offenses among commercial driver’s license holders. John Esparza, president and CEO...