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3 States To Try Charging Drivers By Mileage

New Bill Will Cost State $1M Anually The Senate Appropriations Committee met in California on Monday, May 12, to discuss and consider a bill that would set up a voluntary program to test a new way to...

Bill Hall Jr. Wife Gets Life Insuarance Policy Worth $310K

In a bizarre tragedy to say the least, Bill Hall Jr.'s wife was awarded his life insurance policy. The life insurance policy was worth $310,000. The case gets weird because Frances Hall, the wife,...

Trucking Industry Adds 2,800 Jobs In July

Trucking Industry Continues Record Job Growth July was a great month for the trucking, jobs in the for-hire trucking industry climbed further into record high territory in July, although most of the month-to-month improvement comes...
March 2015 Trucking Jobs Lost

Trucking Industry Loses 6,800 Jobs In March

After Great February Trucking Industry Loses 6,800 Jobs For the first time since August 2014, the trucking industry lost jobs and it was the highest total loss of jobs in more than two years. In...
Cargo Thefts In Trucking 2Q 2015

Cargo Thefts Drop In 2nd Quarter; Value Down Also

The trucking industry received great news yesterday at FreightWatch International released their quarterly report on cargo thefts. According to the report, cargo theft incidents in the second quarter dropped 27 percent while the number...

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...
Fuchs Trucking Sold

Fuchs Trucking Ends 60 Year Run; H & N Logistics New Owners

Locally Owned Fuchs Trucking Ends 6 Decade Long Run Fuchs Trucking, which has been located just outside Sauk City for 44 years, was sold Oct. 20 after a 60-year run as a family-owned business. The family...
Kentucky Truck Driver Accused Of Rape Found Dead

Kentucky Truck Driver Accused Of Rape Found Dead At Fife Truck Stop

A Kentucky man who is accused of raping a woman at a North Bend truck stop on Tuesday morning was found dead in the cab of his big rig at a truck stop in...

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...

TEANA’s 2015 Annual Conference is Driving the Change to Excellence in Expedite

May (2015) – The Expedite Association of North America, better known as TEANA, is holding its 2015 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL from July 10-12. This year’s theme is "Driving the Change – Excellence...