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High costs will limit capacity growth in trucking

High costs will limit capacity growth in trucking Truck price growth is outpacing trucking rate growth  Zach Strickland, FW Market Expert & Market Analyst Follow on TwitterSaturday, October 2, 2021  3 minutes read Chart of the Week: 3, 4, and 5 Year Old Used Truck Prices, New Class 8 Orders – USA […]

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A Truck Driver’s Bill of Rights – Please Pass Along Drivers

Long gone are the days of Wild West trucking, where truck drivers were able to just do their work, unhindered by regulations and restrictions. The government has lost sight of the value truck drivers bring to America. Instead of supporting the backbone of America, they’ve crippled truck drivers with regulations […]

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Here’s how much more you’ll be paying in tolls on the PA Turnpike soon

This is the twelfth year in a row that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has raised tolls. By Ashley  – December 12, 2019 The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will once again be increasing tolls for both passenger and commercial vehicles in just a few more weeks. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on January […]

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Curious about how CBD could affect your CDL? Watch this.

If you are a trucker who is curious about CBD oil, take a look at this informative short video on how it could impact your trucking career. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) recently shared a useful video explaining how marijuana laws and CBD products could impact your commercial drivers license (CDL). […]

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Tractor Trailer crash video you have you have to see.

Two people were injured — including a Texas state trooper — when a tractor-trailer slammed into a stopped vehicle and then crushed a police car on eastbound U.S. 84 in northwest Texas Friday, Dec. 27. The crash occurred Friday morning as dense fog covered the area near Slanton, about 120 […]

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Feds double number of truckers to get drug tests

The new year will begin with it a new demand by the federal government to test more truckers for alcohol and drug use. Related Trucking regs: what happened in 2019, what’s ahead for 2020 Listen to the Truckers News Podcast Currently, 25% of all truckers must be tested. But, results […]

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Record number of holiday travelers expected this year

Record number of holiday travelers expected this year As if the holiday season is not stressful enough, motorists can add doubling of travel times to the winter woes. AAA is expecting a record number of travelers this holiday season, as Inrix expects travel delays to double in some areas. According […]

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Driver turnover rates increase at large, small truckload fleets

Both large and small fleet saw an increase in driver turnover during the third quarter (July, August, and September) of this year, according to figures released Thursday, Dec. 19, by the American Trucking Associations. The annualized turnover rate at large truckload fleets (those with more than $30 million in annual revenue) was […]

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