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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 Reports Tonnage Index Increased 1.5 Percent In April

ATA Report A Good Sign For Truckers The American Trucking Associations announced that their tonnage index increased 1.5 percent in April. The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.5%...
Port Of Oakland Drivers Win Settlement

AB Trucking Truck Drivers Win $1M In Damages

73 AB Trucking Drivers Will Share Nearly One Million In Damages 73 AB Trucking truck drivers, both past and present, was awarded nearly $1M in damages in state appeals court on Tuesday in California. According...

Another Short-Term Solution To Highway Bill

HighWay Trust Running Low On Funds House Representatives have proposed another short-term solution for the highway bill and many are outraged. House leaders have proposed a temporary one year extension to the current highway bill. Many industry professionals...

OOIDA Announces New Director Of Regulatory Affairs

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has announced that longtime trucker and owner-operator Scott Grenerth has joined OOIDA as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Photo by: Nikohle Ellis Scott Grenerth Grenerth spent 13 years as a trucker based out...

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...
L.A. And Long Beach Port Strike Over

L.A. Port And Long Beach Port Strike Ends Again

Port Truck Drivers Continue To Fight Losing Battle Truckers Logic has been one of the many trucking news media sources that have been covering the Port Strikes at the L.A. and Long Beach over the past...

Finance Solutions For Truck Drivers

Harley Finance is your trusted source for finance solutions for truck drivers.  Truck finance, particularly if you are new in business requires expert presentation. There are 6 major requirements you will need to meet to be...
Teen Truck Drivers

Senate Bill Would Lower Truck Driver Age Limit If Passed

A senate bill currently making rounds proposes to lower the truck driver age limit, allowing teen truck drivers to cross state borders. While many from the trucking industry support the rulemaking, a fair percentage don't....

Truck Freight Demand Surges Behind U.S. Economy

Cargo Hauled By U.S. Truck Drivers Up 2.8 Percent As the U.S. economy and dollar strengthens, so does the trucking industry as both continue to work in record territory. Trucking activity continued to climb to...