Home Trucking Industry News

Trucking Industry News

We cover trucking industry news and news from all around the world, news that concerns you. Hear and see news first only at Big Rig.

RoadPro Tire Thumper

How To Use A Tire Thumper

"What in the world is a tire thumper?" I couldn't help but laugh as I heard a kid at the truck stop ask his mother. Her response, "I guess it thumps tires." Good guess...
Trump And Trucking

Trump And Trucking: What It Means For Trucking Industry

The famous 2016 Presidential Election will certainly go down as one of the toughest, hard-hitting elections in history, not to mention one of the most biased. I really doubt you'll find a trucker (real...
safety threats

Safety Threats for Workers in Various Occupations

Are you starting a new job or considering other options for a career path? When you start weighing possibilities for heading in a new direction with your career, it’s so important to take into...
trucking industry issues

Trucking Industry Issues

The trucking industry is an integral part of the American economy and without the dedicated and hardworking drivers, who spend most of their year on the road, our daily wants and needs would cease...
DEA Won't Pay Damaged Truck

Federal Court Rules DEA Won’t Pay Owners Damaged Truck During Drug Sting

DEA Takes Owners' Truck Without Permission We've seen it in the movies at least a hundred times, law enforcement taking a vehicle to catch the bad guys. Ever wonder what happens to those vehicles that...
Flying J Truck Stop Stabbing

Truck Stop Argument Leads To Stabbing; Police Hunt For Truck Driver Begins

One Man In Critical Condition After Flying J Truck Stop Stabbing Who says truck driver parking doesn't come as a premium? As truck driver parking has been a heated debate for years, two truck drivers...
L.A. Port Drivers Win Millions

L.A. Port Drivers Win Millions; Misclassified As Independent Contractors

Pacific 9 Transportation Ordered To Pay $7 Million To Port Drivers Anyone that follows trucking news or Truckers Logic has likely heard about the L.A. Port drivers at one time or another. We've been following...
Amazon Distribution Centers

Amazon Building Their Semi-Truck Fleet Signals Bigger Changes Ahead

Amazon's Recent Truck & Trailer Purchases Number In Thousands Amazon.com is implementing a game changing strategy, using a delivery truck fleet for shipping orders to customers. The idea of starting to put together a private...
Electronic Logging Devices

Electronic Logging Device Mandate Is Close As Trucking Industry Braces For Big Change

Electronic Logging Device Mandate Heating Up As Publication Looms It's no secret that the electronic logging device mandate is on the minds of everyone in the trucking industry as we brace for big changes that...
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...