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Trucking Industry News Update 7/5/17

Recommendations to Congress for CSA Score Improvements National Academies of Science (NAS) researchers have issued a report with Congress urging them to change the way the safety scores are measured. The report states that the Compliace, Safety, Accountability (CSA) rating … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 1/6/17

Diesel Prices Continue to Climb The average retail diesel price increased 4.6 cents to $2.586 per gallon, the highest price since August 17, 2015, according to the Department of Energy. Read more from American Trucker and Transport Topics. Amazon Files … Continued


The Road Less Traveled

Tips for Truck Drivers on Unfamiliar Roads Getting to explore new cities and towns as you drive across the country is one of the perks of being a long haul truck driver. But even trucking pros can get lost and … Continued


How to Be an Eco-Friendly Truck Driver

“O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain…” –America The Beautiful, Katharine Lee Bates. Arguably one of the best parts of being a truck driver is getting to see beautiful scenery while you’re hauling on our nation’s highways. … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 4/28/16

This Week’s Trucking News Update Senate Bill Fixes 34-Hour Restart, Adds Speed Limiter and 73-Hour Rule The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bill fixing a mistake from December that left out the 34-hour restart provision. The bill would also require … Continued


How to Prep for a Level 1 DOT Inspection

No one likes getting stopped in the middle of a delivery for a DOT inspection, but it’s part of being a truck driver. The good news is, with a little preparation, you can make sure your inspection is quick and … Continued


Trucking Industry Update 11/12/15

See what’s happening in trucking news this week! Apex Startup Program Helps Veterans Start a Trucking Company The Apex Startup Program is helping veterans start trucking companies. During the month of November, we’re waiving our administration fee to veterans who … Continued



Trucking Industry Update 10/1/15

What’s Going on in Trucking News this Week? 2015 Roadcheck Results This year’s International Roadcheck inspection blitz had the lowest rates of out-of-service violations since 1991, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). … Continued


Trucking Industry Update

Learn More about Teamsters Getting a $4.6 Million for Training Grant in this Week’s Industry Update ATRI Survey Says Truckers Don’t want to pay for Parking According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)’s Commercial Driver Perspectives on Truck Parking … Continued