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Illinois a Great Example of How Important Trucking Is

Friday, January 29, 2016
The annual holiday season spanning the period from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is a wonderful time of togetherness and building strong relationships. It is a time of year... Read More

Exceptional Compliance Means Lower Drug Testing Rate

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The trucking industry and federal regulators rarely see eye-to-eye on matters of statistical data and its implications for road safety and other matters. One exception to this... Read More

3 Trucking and Logistics Trends to Look for in 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016
The U.S. economy is slowly rebounding, in spite of government action that is keeping the pace of the recovery at a minimum. That is good for trucking and logistics, in that the... Read More

Women and Couples Changing the Truck Driving Industry

Thursday, January 21, 2016
A driver shortage quickly approaching 50,000 workers – and expected to quadruple by 2025 – is putting trucking companies in the position of having to find new ways to increase the... Read More

The Difference between Short- and Long-Term Truckers

Friday, January 15, 2016
Statistics relating to the nation's ongoing truck driver storage are alarming to say the least. Some reports say the industry is short 40,000+ drivers while others say the number... Read More

Drivers Beware: Overweight Trucks Being Targeted in Indiana

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Officials in Indiana have a warning for truckers driving in their state: they will be on the lookout for overweight trucks operating without a permit to carry loads in excess of... Read More

Silicon Valley Looking to Disrupt the Trucking Industry

Friday, January 8, 2016
Have you heard of what is known as 'disruptive technology'? If not, disruptive technologies are those new technologies that tend to change, or disrupt, what we know as the... Read More

Driver Pay Goes up as Driver Shortage Continues

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
A true free-market system is one in which producers make money only by producing products and services that customers want to buy. Markets determine prices and quality based on... Read More

Toll Interoperability Could Increase Costs for Trucking Industry

Monday, January 4, 2016
There is a big push right now to achieve nationwide interoperability among tolling systems as a way to simplify life for America's truckers and make the trucking industry more... Read More

What Every Truck Driver Needs to Know About Back Pain

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Every career choice has its downsides, right? If there is one complaint we hear routinely from truck drivers, it is that of back pain. We do not have any solid numbers, but it... Read More