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Trucking Industry News Update 10/16/17

Trump Talks Taxes to Help Truckers President Donald Trump talked taxes during his speech given at Harrisburg International Airport last week in Middletown, Pennsylvania. The plan to cut corporate taxes from 35% to 20% was talked about in the context … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 8/7/17

Attention Walmart Shippers! Walmart has established new shipping and delivery policies that impact any carrier that hauls for them. The new policy, named “On-Time, In-Full”, will charge carriers who deliver late, early, or mispacked shipments. Walmart says they will phase … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 7/10/17

Heavy Duty Class 8 Trucks See Big Sales Spike In June  Class 8 trucks, which fall into the “heavy duty” category, took an upward sales swing in June, reports American Trucker. With an adjusted total of 20,200 units, sales orders … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 6/13/17

ELD Mandate Comes Color-Coated State by State What states are on board with the ELD mandate? As you know electric logging devices are to be law in most commercial vehicles by December 18, 2017. Overdrive Magazine presents a map with … Continued

Tips for New Truck Drivers

If you’re thinking of becoming a truck driver, now is a great time. According to the American Trucking Association, the for-hire trucking industry is facing a shortage of roughly 48,000 truck drivers to haul up to 70% of our nation’s … 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

Top 5 Stories of 2016

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over. This year, the trucking industry prepared for the upcoming ELD mandate, struggled with falling diesel prices, saw Donald Trump win the Presidential election, and followed the first freight delivery by a … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 8/18/16

EPA and NHTSA Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks The EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) finalized new emissions and fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Read more from The New York … Continued

Trucking News Update 8/4/16

Here are the headlines in the trucking industry this week. Operation Safe Driver Week Dates Set The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced October 16-22 will be Operation Safe Driver Week. The program is designed to combat unsafe driving behaviors … Continued