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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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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...

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...
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...

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,...

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...
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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...
John Davis Trucking Amtrak Crash

John Davis Trucking Facing Big Fines

John Davis Trucking Facing Millions In Fines A Nevada trucking company may be forced to pay $5.7 million and possibly more if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one truck driver for a tragic crash with an...
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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...