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U.S. Factory Production Reaches 6 Month High In February

                Production Reaches 6 Month High U.S. Factory Production saw an increase 0.8 percent in the month of February, giving us a clear sign that the economy is starting to rebound from the severe winter we've...

CVSA Request 30 Day Extension On E-Log Commenting

CVSA Wants 30 More Days The CVSA has requested a 30 day extension for the E-Log Mandate, claiming that the 60 day commenting period is to short. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has asked the...
Trucking Tonnage Increases October 2014

Truck Tonnage Index Increases 0.5 Percent in October

Truck Tonnage Back Up After September Loss American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in October, following a revised decline of 0.8% during the previous month. In October, the index...
paying for america's roads

Paying For America’s Roads? Toll Roads Or Fuel Tax Hike Survey

America's Roads There's been a long debate over the best method for paying for America's roads. Many Americans feel that toll roads are the best way to pay for highway repairs, others would rather see...
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...
2014 Tax Extenders Bill

Tax Extenders Bill Passes And What It Means For You

What The New Tax Extenders Bill Means To You By a 76-16 vote, the U.S. Senate has just passed the tax extenders bill that the House of Representatives passed earlier this month. President Obama signed into...
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...

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...
Orange County Jury Awards $14M To Carl Simmons Family

Orange County Jury Awards $14M For Trucking Death

An Orange County jury awards $14M to the family of Carl Simmons after his motorcycle was hit and Carl was fatally killed by a truck driver. Carl and another motorist was killed by truck...
Truck Wraps

Should You Get A Truck Wrap? Let’s Talk Truck Graphics

There's many ways to promote your trucking business and get more eyes on your business. While we still feel digital marketing is one of the best strategies, another strategy that's very effective...