George Floyd protests presented logistical challenges for truck drivers who were concerned for their safety while on the road.
Scammers are always trying to make a dishonest buck, and truckers end up being frequent targets. We’ll review some of the scams going after your wallet now.
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Land Line Media provides a timeline of the events related to the coronavirus dating back to Dec. 31, when the first reports came out of China.
The nonprofit group Woman in Trucking seeks nominees for its 2020 Influential Woman in Trucking Award. Deadline is July 31.
When Sam DePiano, the manager of APA’s main terminal, told John Bendel to get back in his MB Mack and drive with or without shoes and socks, Bendel did.
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FMCSA has announced that its waiver for states regarding third-party CDL skills test examiners was extended for three months, until Sept. 30.
Multiple Massachusetts bills would raise transportation funding via options that include bonds. There is also interest in fuel tax rate increases.
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Load posts were up and freight was moving last week in a ramp up to the Fourth of July holiday, and truckload spot rates were surging.
A new law in Iowa is meant to protect the classification of independent contractor for owner-operators in the wake of California’s battle to address issue.
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OOIDA is asking its members in certain districts to let their lawmakers know that an increase to minimum insurance requirements would be devastating to small-business truckers.
A new study paves the way for an electric trucks corridor on the West Coast. In Ohio, funding has been provided for an automated trucks corridor on I-70.
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee will have virtual meetings on July 13-14.
As expected, April NAFTA freight experienced a huge hit – the largest monthly and yearly drop ever – as the pandemic caused major economic disruptions.