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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...
Cisco Trucking Raid

Cisco Trucking Raided By DEA

A Cisco trucking company, based in Huntington, West Virginia, has been raided and shut down by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the Huntington Police Department. Cisco Trucking is located on 7th avenue in...
Mack Defense To Supply Armed Trucks To Canada

Mack Defense Will Supply 1,500+ Trucks To Canadian Armed Forces

Mack Defense has been awarded two contracts by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defense to deliver more than 1,500 8x8 trucks for the Medium...
Roy Williams Dallas Cowboys

Former Dallas Cowboy Receiver Roy Williams Finding Success In Trucking

Former Dallas Cowboy receiver Roy Williams use to catch touchdowns for a living. Williams was a superstar from the moment he stepped on the field. Now, the former Dallas Cowboy superstar is finding success...

Port Metro Vancouver Strike

More then 1,250 container truck drivers have been on strike for nearly a month in Port Metro Vancouver. Although the non-union and unionized truck drivers have been a force to reckon with, some port...

Trucking Industry Fighting To Quiet Rest Rules

The trucking industry has been hit hard by the media this week after a Walmart truck driver hit Tracy Morgan's limo bus. The truck driver had not slept in over 24 hours and now...
John Davis Trucking Amtrak Crash

John Davis Trucking Facing Big Fines

John Davis Trucking Facing Millions In Fines A Nevada trucking company may be forced to pay $5.7 million and possibly more if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one truck driver for a tragic crash with an...

Trucking Industry Will Need To Hire 890,000 New Drivers In Next Decade

890,000 Drivers Will Be Needed The trucking industry will need to hire 890,000 drivers in the next decade to replace retirees and meet rising demand, and companies are already pushing up pay to avoid falling...

Idaho Speed Limit Set To Increase To 80MPH

New Idaho Speed Limits Idaho Governor Butch Otter has signed legislative law that would increase Idaho's speed limits to as high as 80mph. The new law would set a speed limit of 80mph on Interstate...
2017 Trucking Industry

2017 Trucking Industry Outlook

2017 is officially here and the trucking industry is again bracing big changes in the year ahead. Both Amazon and Uber are making headlines as Uber Freight has launched and Amazon plans to launch...