Posted on 03/22/2017 by David Radke
Long-term drivers are aging into retirement and few young people enter the industry or stay for long.
Posted on 03/17/2017 by David Radke
It remains to be seen how recent proposals will impact the commercial trucking industry and similar laws put in place to curb diesel emissions.
Posted on 03/16/2017 by David Radke
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the results of the organization’s five-month study regarding an hours of service rule that sparked debate among the trucking industry.
The study was ordered by Congress at the end of 2014 as a way for the FMCSA to prove that the restart rules made the roads safer for commercial drivers and citizens alike. The FMCSA regulations in question required drivers to take two off-duty periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. during their restart periods, and to take just one restart per 168 hours (or seven days).
Posted on 03/10/2017 by David Radke
The trucking industry of today has not kept pace with most major economic indicators, even though it is arguably just as vital to the nation’s economy.
Posted on 03/09/2017 by David Radke
The American Trucking Associations, along with several trucking industry and fleet services experts, are petitioning for the continuation of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act program, according to Overdrive Magazine.
The group of industry leaders wrote a letter to new Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on March 3, asking him to confirm that the EPA will continue DERA under his leadership.
Posted on 03/06/2017 by David Radke
The Nebraska State Patrol has begun a partnership with the Nebraska Trucking Association to put state troopers behind the wheel of truck cabs to conduct safety and enforcement patrols.
Posted on 03/03/2017 by David Radke
Class 8 truck orders increased in February, marking the third month in the past two years that year-over-year gains were observed.
Posted on 03/01/2017 by David Radke
This year represents a big a opportunity for the trucking industry.
Posted on 02/27/2017 by David Radke
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently issued clarification regarding older automatic onboard recording devices.
Posted on 02/20/2017 by David Radke
The deadline to file tax returns is quickly approaching and owner-operators should take advantage of the following tax deductions
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