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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...
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Safety Threats for Workers in Various Occupations

Are you starting a new job or considering other options for a career path? When you start weighing possibilities for heading in a new direction with your career, it’s so important to take into...

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...

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...
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....
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...
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Big Rig Talk – Trucking Industry Driver Shortage

30,000 Truck Drivers Needed Welcome to another segment of Big Rig Talk and thanks for taking the time to spend a few minutes with yours truly. I spend a lot of my time reading from...
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...

Mid-American Trucking Show Generates Millions For Louisville

One of the biggest trucking shows in the world is expected to generate over 14 million dollars to the local economy in Louisville. The Mid-American Trucking Show will be in Louisville, Kentucky, beginning on...

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...