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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...

Peterbilt And Paccar Win Awards For Manufacturing Leadership

Peterbilt Motors Co. and its parent company, Paccar Inc., have received four Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, taking top honors in the categories of workplace leadership and engineering and...

DOT Anthony Foxx Hopes For Long-Term Highway Bill

Highway Trust Fund Support With the Highway Trust Fund on the brink, Department of Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, continues to support President Obama's $302 billion dollar plan to fund our nation's highways. Foxx has been...
Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C

Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C; Launches At Great American Truck Show

Several organizations are partnering to launch the Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C initiative at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas. The Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA), Abbvie and OraSure Technologies Inc....

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...
High Load-To-Truck Ratios 2017

High Load-To-Truck Ratios Kick Off 2017

There's no question that demand is strong in the trucking industry as we kick off 2017 with high load-to-truck ratios according to DAT. Both Van and Reefer rates have higher national averages while flatbed...

Lange Trucking Restores $2M In Shortchanged 401(k) Funds

Lange Trucking Employees 401(k) Restored Oakland-based Lange Trucking and its owners shortchanged their employees’ 401(k) program by nearly $2 million dollars, according to a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation. The money has now...

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...
2015 Transportation Bill

The Effects of the 2015 Transportation Bill on the Trucking Industry

2015 Transportation Bill Passes Congress On November 5th, Congress passed a six-year transportation bill. There is nothing that is extremely good about this bill but is not that bad either. It is relatively good for...
Avondale Manager Director Donald Broughton

Trucking Industry Trends Look Positive Until 2016

Positive Trucking Industry Trends Is The Outlook Until 2016 Trucking industry trends are looking positive up to 2016 according to a study done by Avondale Partners at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference. This was...