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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,...

Another School Shooting In New Mexico Raises More Questions Then Answers

Another school shooting in Roswell, New Mexico, now raises more questions then answers. It happened in a middle school gym, another terrifying scene of outrage and disgust. A 12 year old student walked into...
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...

Legislative Proposal For More Toll Roads

More Interstate Toll Roads? The trucking community knows all to well about the financial mess that continues to go on in concerns of our highways. This stretches further then just trucking, all of us are...
Route 78 Crash

Truck Driver Escapes Fatal Crash On Route 78

Truck Driver Escapes Fatal Crash; One Dead, One In Critical Condition A driver of a truck involved in a collision on I-78 in New Jersey near New York City Saturday escapes his flaming truck by...
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...

Idaho Man Files Lawsuit Against AM-PM Trucking; Company Failing To Pay Overtime

An Idaho man working in the North Dakota oil patch told sources that a Minnesota-based trucking company is breaking federal law by failing to pay overtime. Devon Seeling, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, has filed a civil lawsuit...

License Plate Readers For All Drivers?

New Bill Would Change A Lot Automated license plate readers would be able to track the movements of drivers. This advanced technology is already used by police and private companies. These high-tech cameras are able...
Throw Out The Ceremonial Pitch For Cleveland Indians

Women In Trucking Foundation Auctioning Ceremonial First Pitch

The Women In Trucking Foundation is auctioning off the opportunity for someone to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Cleveland Indians later in September. The Women In Trucking Foundation is a wonderful...

ATA Response To Needing Diesel Gallon Equivalent Standard for Natural Gas Dispensing

In comments submitted July 14 to the National Conference of Weights and Measures (NCWM), ATA expressed its support for establishing a diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) standard for both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed...