Recent Blog Posts

Driver Rules Push Raises Serious Constitutional Questions

Monday, March 28, 2016
It is no secret that the trucking industry has been courting female drivers for several years now. Fleet managers and recruiters alike are coming to realize that women represent a... Read More

Coercion Rule Will Hopefully Make Trucking Jobs Easier

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
A new anti-coercion law went into effect this past January (2016) making it both illegal and much harder to coerce CDL drivers to disregard federal regulations in order to please... Read More

4 Things Every Trucking Service Can Do to Reduce Turnover

Monday, March 21, 2016
Anyone who has looked for work as a trucker knows how desperate some companies are to hire qualified drivers. Trucking companies from coast-to-coast simply do not have enough... Read More

Safe Driving Pays Off for The Best Truck Drivers

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
What do you get when you cross an incredibly safe driver with an appreciative employer? Recognition of a job well done. Such was the case in February 2016 when Green Bay driver... Read More

Maintaining Productivity in the ELD Era

Friday, March 11, 2016
By now you are aware that electronic logging devices (ELDs) are on their way to the trucking industry for good. The change means the average truck driving job will be somewhat... Read More

5 Reasons Truck Driver Should Make an Effort to Save

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
If you pay any attention to the advice of financial experts, you've heard it before: anyone currently working should make a concerted effort to save at least one month's salary in... Read More

Trucking Companies Competing More Aggressively for Drivers

Friday, March 4, 2016
Unemployment in America is slowly falling, according to official numbers from the Labor Department. Furthermore, a slowly expanding economy means a greater need for reliable... Read More

Rhode Island Bill Underscores Industry/Government Division

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
A transportation bill currently making its way through the Rhode Island legislature could have a big impact on both trucking company costs and state revenues, depending on how it... Read More

Trucking Group Reminds Non-Professionals about Safety

Friday, February 26, 2016
America's Road Team Captains pulled up to the State Capitol building in Phoenix, AZ one day in late January (2016) and began dispensing advice to non-professional drivers from the... Read More

Trucking Industry Adding Jobs – Lots of Them

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The unemployment rate remained stagnant for the third month in a row in December (2015), hovering around 5%. Among industries that are hiring, healthcare continues to lead the way... Read More