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High costs will limit capacity growth in trucking

By Ronald Baker  / 
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...
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Truckers make the world go round. Invisible truths you didn’t know about trucking in America

By Ronald Baker  / 
Truckers make the world go round. Invisible truths you didn't know about trucking in America What's the journey of all the goods we consume? Trucking is dangerous, difficult and in...
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A Truck Driver’s Bill of Rights – Please Pass Along Drivers

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

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

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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...
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Tractor Trailer crash video you have you have to see.

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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...
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Feds double number of truckers to get drug tests

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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,...
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Don’t risk personal safety to avoid fines for not removing snow/ice from trailer roofs

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Removing snow/ice from trailer roofs If your wintertime runs take you into the Northeast and upper Midwest, you’re likely familiar with the issue of snow and ice accumulation on top...
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Record number of holiday travelers expected this year

By admin  / 
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...
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Driver turnover rates increase at large, small truckload fleets

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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...
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Wisconsin’s H.O. Wolding raises driver pay for new year

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BY TRUCKERS NEWS STAFF DECEMBER 21, 2019 Drivers at a Wisconsin-based carrier will start the new year with a pay raise and other compensation upgrades. H.O. Wolding recently announced it was starting...
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Trucking among most fatal occupations, according to federal report

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Among all occupations in the U.S., driving a truck is one of the most dangerous, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statisitics’ fatal occupational injuries report. On Tuesday, Dec....
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U.S. chain law roundup 2019

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It seems like this past winter just ended. Yet, here we are again, talking about chain laws. While none of us likely wants to talk about it, it’s one of...
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New Jersey Supreme Court to hear truckers’ wage lawsuit

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The New Jersey Supreme Court has decided to hear a class of truckers’ wage lawsuit that alleges the company they drove for deprived them of overtime wages. The trucking company...
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Connecticut governor moves forward with truck-only toll plan

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The saga in Connecticut over placing the burden squarely on professional drivers for road and bridge upkeep via truck-only tolls continues to evolve. Gov. Ned Lamont and the state’s majority...
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