Trucking Industry News Update 2/10/17
February 10, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

Senator Fischer Presents Highway Funding Proposal Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) introduced a legislative proposal titled Build USA Infrastructure Act, to fund and strengthen roads, bridges, and highways. Read more from The Trucker and Transport Topics. Freight Index Ties Record High … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 2/2/17
February 2, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

Senate Confirms Elaine Chao as the Secretary of Transportation The Senate confirmed Elaine Chao to be the next Secretary of Transportation in a 93-6 vote. Read more from Land Line Magazine and American Trucker. President Trump Signs Executive Order Calling … Continued

How Electronic Logbooks Can Save You Time and Money
January 31, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

Are You Ready for the ELD Mandate? We put together this white paper, “How ELDs Can Help You: Stay Compliant, Save Money & Save Time”, to help you understand and learn how to comply with the ELD Mandate. Find out: If you’re … Continued

Tips for New Truck Drivers
January 30, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

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

Trucking Industry News Update 1/27/17
January 27, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

Senate Democrats Propose $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Senate Democrats proposed a plan to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years. Read more from Transport Topics and The Trucker. Senate Committee Approves Chao Nomination The Senate … Continued

The Future of Women in Trucking
January 23, 2017 | by Hannah Marcom

There have always been women in trucking. There are women who provide back office support, women dispatchers, brokerage agents, and women who own their own trucking companies. Elaine Chao was recently appointed Secretary of Transportation and throughout the industry, it … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 1/19/17
January 19, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

FMCSA Suspends Rollout of URS The FMCSA suspended the rollout of its new online Unified Registration System until technical issues are fixed. Read more from American Trucker and CCJ. FMCSA Begins Annual Drug Testing Survey The FMCSA is randomly selecting … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 1/12/17
January 12, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

Here are the biggest headlines in the trucking news this week. Foxx Releases Beyond Traffic 2045 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx released the final Beyond Traffic 2045 report highlighting the country’s transportation challenges over the next three decades. Read more … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 1/6/17
January 6, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

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
January 2, 2017 | by Sarah Schimpff

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

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