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Trucking Industry Planning To Add Capacity To Keep Up With High Demand

Even though the U.S. economy has shown weakness as of late, data explains that the economy is still expanding. Despite the trucking industry struggling to obtain new drivers, With the demand for freight ever-growing,...

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...
ATA Management Conference And Exhibition 2015

2015 ATA Management Conference Exhibition October 17th-20th 2015

Registration has now begun for the 2015 ATA Management Conference Exhibition. This year's event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center & Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA. From now until September 14th, you can...
Trucking Companies Take Advantage Of Gas Falling

Oil And Gas Markets Cause Of Concern For Trucking Companies

While other areas of the trucking industry are stronger than ever before, that's not the case for all trucking companies. With falling crude prices and the continuing decline of energy, trucking companies in this...
California DMV Was Selling Trucking Licenses

California DMV Workers Traded Cash For Trucking Licenses

As many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses, federal authorities said. Up to 23 traffic accidents could be related...
Prison Bus Totalled After Hitting Semi In Arizona

Prison Bus Crashes Into Semi Truck In Arizona; Inmates Help Injured

The scene on one Arizona highway looked like that of a Hollywood stunt as a prison bus crashes into a semi truck hauling chemicals. It looked like a huge disaster, but fortunately, no one...

Senator Tom Carper Proposes Raising Fuel Taxes

A democratic senator from Delaware is proposing to raise fuel taxes over the next four years. That senator is Tom Carper. Senator Carper is a senior transportation authorizer. The purpose of the fuel tax...
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...

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...
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...