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.

Hells Angels’ Trucking Companies Banking Big On Fuel

Outlaw bikies have used trucking companies to defraud the federal government of millions of dollars in fuel rebates, according to an Australian Taxation Office investigation. But Tax Office insiders say federal law enforcement agencies have failed...
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...

Truck Driver Charged in Tracy Morgan Crash

Early Saturday morning 6/7/14 at about 1 a.m. Eastern on the turnpike in Mercer County, New Jersey. A truck driver failed to realize that the traffic ahead of him was going slower and caused...

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...
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...
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...

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 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...
Average Age Of Truck Drivers

Truck Driver Shortage Now Affecting All Industry Sectors

The ongoing truck driver shortage has been a concern to the trucking industry for many years. Trucking executives have been planning and building strategies to change the trend but the numbers continue to climb....
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...