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Large Trucking Fatalities 2014

Trucking Fatalities Increase 4th Year In A Row; What Can Be Done To Reverse...

Fatalities In Large-Truck Crashes Increase Again Trucking fatalities in large-truck crashes increased for the 4th consecutive year in a roll according to the Department of Transportation.While other safety measures have been made and we've seen...
Average Age Of Truck Drivers 2015

Trucking Industry Failing To Replace Aging Truck Drivers

Over 78 Percent Of Drivers Are 35 Or Older Should the trucking industry be concerned about the aging workforce in a report released about the American Trucking Association? You bet they should. In the last...
Truck Drivers Get 80 Hours Back

Department Of Transportation Urges Truck Drivers To Sleep

Truck Drivers Happy With More Production, More Money With the 34 hour restart rollback complete, the Department of Transportation is urging truck drivers to get sleep.Numerous truck drivers and trucking organizations applauded congress for including...
Senator Susan Collins 34 Hour Restart Rule

Trucking Industry Thanks Congress For 34 Hour Restart Suspension

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) Hero To Trucking Industry Several organizations from the trucking industry have thanked Congress for the 34 hour restart suspension. American Trucking Association President and CEO Bill Graves was one that showed...
Manufacturing Output 2014

U.S. Manufacturing Output In November Up 1.1 Percent

Manufacturing Output Climbed 4.8 Percent Year To Year U.S. manufacturing output in November finally surpassed its pre-recession peak, as auto production continues to thrive late in the year. The Federal Reserve said Monday that factory production...
Trucking Rates May Go Up

More Freight And Rate Hikes Could Be Ahead For Trucking Executives

More Freight, Higher Rates Concern Trucking Management After a winter season that the trucking industry now far remembers, the trucking economy is stronger then ever. Trucking executives are encouraged by a stronger economy that continues...
Congress Passes 1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Government Shutdown Avoided With $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill; 34 Hour Restart Included

With time running short and another government shutdown on the horizon, Democrats and Republicans finally came to an agreement to pass a $1.1 trillion spending bill that did include the 34 hour restart suspension....
Route 78 Crash

Truck Driver Escapes Fatal Crash On Route 78

Truck Driver Escapes Fatal Crash; One Dead, One In Critical Condition A driver of a truck involved in a collision on I-78 in New Jersey near New York City Saturday escapes his flaming truck by...
Arrow Trucking CEO Arrested

Former Arrow Trucking CEO Arrested In Dallas

Former Arrow Trucking CEO Facing Multiple Charges In a plea deal released this week, Arrow Trucking's former Chief Financial Officer admitted to owing $15 million to the company's bank and $9.5 million dollars in taxes. He...

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer Cracking Down On Trucking Companies With Poor Safety Records

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer Destined To Make Needed Changes Trucking companies with poor safety records, like the one that owned a truck that crashed in Ithaca in June and killed one person, have been able...