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Trucking Industry Issues

The trucking industry is an integral part of the American economy and without the dedicated and hardworking drivers, who spend most of their year on the road, our daily wants and needs would cease...

Trucking And Transportation Sectors Continue Growth

Trucking Growing Stronger Trucking and transportation sectors continue to grow, a sign that the trucking industry is strong and growing. The Labor Department reported on April 4th that trucking accounted for 3,300 new jobs in...
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...

Hurricane Arthur Update-Likely To Reach Category 2 Hurricane

Truck drivers and anyone in the area better take notice that Hurricane Arthur is here. Hurricane Arthur is strengthening over the Atlantic, with forecasters predicting it will become a strong Category 2 as it...
PACCAR Investment And Stocks

Time To Invest In PACCAR And Heavy Duty Trucking?

PACCAR is one of the largest manufacturers of trucks in the world, as well as a strong Fortune 500 company. And with competitor names such as Kenworth and Peterbilt that have been a staple...

Elite Truck Drivers Encourage Safe Summer Driving Behaviors

Earlier this month, elite truck drivers from the Share the Road Program urged motorist to exercise caution when taking to the highways this summer. The Share the Road Program is made up of some of...
Top Growing Trucking Companies

Top 10 Fastest Growing Trucking Firms Led By Daseke

Daseke Leads Fastest Growing Flatbed, Jack Cooper Transport Ranks 2nd A flatbed and specialized freight carrier and two auto transport companies were the fastest-growing businesses on a list of the 50 largest U.S. trucking firms...
Trucking Technology

Trucking Technology And Networking Benefits Truck Drivers And Shippers

The soon-to-be-released electronic logging mandate is often depicted as a time bomb that will reduce truck capacity, driving smaller carriers and independents off the roads. There will be some reduction in available capacity once...

Canadian Trucking Alliance Objecting USDA Increased Fees

The Canadian Trucking Alliance is raising objections to a U.S. proposal to increase some fees for trucks crossing into the states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to raise fees related to the Animal...