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Women Truck Drivers

Women Truck Drivers Are Still Facing Discrimination

Women truck drivers are still facing discrimination and this issue was brought to life in court recently. A federal judge has found a Missouri-based trucking company guilty of discrimination against women truck drivers. The...

Kraft Food Fleet Eliminating Private Fleet

Kraft Layoffs Continue Kraft Foods is discontinuing its nationwide private truck fleet, resulting in the elimination of around 285 total jobs by the end of 2014. "We plan to use contract and other commercial carriers to handle the...
Truck Driver Of The Year

(2018) Truck Driver Of The Year

Do you have what it takes to become Truck Driver Of The Year? One lucky company driver will have the opportunity to win $25,000 if they're chosen as truck driver of the year in...

ATA Disappointed With Obama’s Transportation Plan

Train And Rail More Important Then Trucking? As concerns and fear mounts due to the failure to agree on a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund, it appears that we're no closer to a...
Truck Driver Parking

Truckers Parking Shortage Is A Growing Concern

Truck Driver Parking Already Limited Nobody stops to thing what happens when truck drivers stop driving at the end of the day or night. Why is this? They seem to be always on the road. It...

Florida Nearing New Transportation Bill

Bill Equals Tolls And Money For State Some Florida truck drivers are not happy as the state of Florida is proposing new rules that would add more tolls, raise money for the state and cost...

Indiana Trucking Company Facing Heat For I-65 Deaths

The open road is a dangerous place and when you mix a semi truck with high speeds, you have the making for a disaster. Unfortunately, this was the case in Hammond, Indiana on I-65...
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...
Mitsubishi Trucking News

Mitsubishi Electric Hires New Heavy-Duty Truck Managers

NORTHVILLE, MI — Mitsubishi Electric hired two new national account managers for its heavy-duty truck business. Mitsubishi Electric currently supplies starters and alternators to heavy-duty truck OEMs and the aftermarket. Scott Balgenorth will be responsible...
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...