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TXTA Foundation

TXTA Foundation Pledges $50,000 to Trucking Moves America Forward

TXTA Foundation Announces Financial Contribution One week ago, the Texas Trucking Association Foundation announced a $50,000 financial contribution to Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) over the next five years. Trustees voted on the proposal to support...
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...

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...
October Trailer Sales

46K Trailer Orders For October; New Record High

FTR reports October U.S. Trailer net orders at 46,267, an all-time record high, shattering the old mark by 9%. Trailer orders have now totaled 327,000 the past 12 months. Orders were much higher than...
Diesel Prices Drop

Diesel Prices Continue To Drop, Average Likely To Continue Falling

Diesel Prices Fall To Lowest Average In Nearly 4 Years The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 3.3 cents in the week ended Nov. 24 to $3.628, according to the Department...
L.A. And Long Beach Port Strike Over

L.A. Port And Long Beach Port Strike Ends Again

Port Truck Drivers Continue To Fight Losing Battle Truckers Logic has been one of the many trucking news media sources that have been covering the Port Strikes at the L.A. and Long Beach over the past...
Mitsubishi Trucking News

Mitsubishi Electric Hires New Heavy-Duty Truck Managers

NORTHVILLE, MI — Mitsubishi Electric hired two new national account managers for its heavy-duty truck business. Mitsubishi Electric currently supplies starters and alternators to heavy-duty truck OEMs and the aftermarket. Scott Balgenorth will be responsible...

Explosion Reported At Masslelink Brothers Trucking Company

Windows Blown Out At Masslelink Brothers Trucking Company Inc. An on-going investigation continues today after an explosion was reported early today at Masslelink Brothers Trucking Company Inc. The building was heavily damaged due to the...
New OSHA Rulemaking 2015

New OSHA Reporting Requirements Will Begin In 2015

New OSHA Reporting Starts In 2015 Beginning January 1,  there will be a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Employers will now be required...