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Truck Driver Charged in Tracy Morgan Crash

Early Saturday morning 6/7/14 at about 1 a.m. Eastern on the turnpike in Mercer County, New Jersey. A truck driver failed to realize that the traffic ahead of him was going slower and caused...

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...
Amazon Building Trucking App

Amazon Adding New Trucking App; Continues Shipping Push

It's no secret that Amazon continues its push to become a major logistics and delivery network. Business Insider reported that Amazon is building an Uber-like app that will roll out during the summer of...
Electronic Logging Mandate Publication September 2015

Electronic Mandate Rule Publication

The Electronic Mandate Rule publication is believed to be set for September 30th, 2015. We've seen a whirlwind of trucking regulatory activity in the first 8 months of year and more is expected heading...

Trucking Edge Network

Advertising And Marketing For Trucking Professionals The Trucking Edge Network offers a variety of advertising and marketing services for truck drivers and trucking companies. Imagine an already established network for your trucking business to advertise,...
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High Turnover Rate In Trucking; Here’s Your Solution

Trucking Industry Unstable? Perhaps no other industry in the world is more prone to drastic turns and twist like the trucking industry. Where else can you find an industry in strong demand but lacking some...

Trucking Industry Will Need To Hire 890,000 New Drivers In Next Decade

890,000 Drivers Will Be Needed The trucking industry will need to hire 890,000 drivers in the next decade to replace retirees and meet rising demand, and companies are already pushing up pay to avoid falling...
Heavy Duty Trucks Going To Natural Gas

Heavy Duty Trucks Switching To Natural Gas

The Race To Natural Gas Among Heavy Duty Trucks Is On Back on September 11th, Clean Energy Fuel Corps announced it will begin fueling the first heavy-duty natural gas trucks deployed by Bimbo Bakeries USA, whom...
The Great American Trucking Show

The Great American Trucking Show Returns With New Events

The Great American Trucking Show is a trucking convention with over 500,000 feet of exhibit space that happens in Dallas in August each year at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Some of the exciting...

Carbon Express Pays Drivers More

We've reported on a few different companies now paying their truck drivers more. We did a report earlier on Total Transportation and how the company made the extra effort to pay their truck drivers more. Carbon...