Monday, 01 June 2020 14:25
National Carriers, Inc. (NCI) is pleased to announce Drivers of the Month for March and April of 2020. Anthony Olvera of Houston, Texas, earned the award for March, having demonstrated impeccable safety and service for three years in NCI’s Southwest Regional Fleet. His skill is no surprise given his 28…
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 08:06
Maurice Fayne, a former reality television personality and owner of Flame Trucking, has been indicted for allegedly using money from the Paycheck Protection Program for personal use, including diamond jewelry and a Rolls-Royce. On Tuesday, May 12, the U.S. government filed a criminal complaint against Maurice Fayne in the U.S.…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 15:31
The Indiana State Police have announced that they will be giving away free masks this Friday starting at 9 a.m. The masks will be handed out at the rest area on I-94 westbound at the 43 mile-marker in LaPorte County. According to Indiana State Police, the masks are being handed out…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:34
If National Carriers Inc. (NCI) were NASCAR, Stephen Dixon would be Kyle Busch. He may not have won the 2019 Cup, but Dixon accomplished something just as rare: winning NCI’s Driver of the Year Award. In this annual truck driving “race”, high speed on a track gets you nowhere. Rather,…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 09:03
An alert Lebanon, TN waitress saved a truck driver from burning to death in the cab of his big rig before dawn last Tuesday morning. Phyllis Banfield, who’s been waitressing at Uncle Pete’s Truck Stop for nearly 23 years, had just pulled into the truck stop on Sparta Pike for…
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 08:27
By the time Connie Reynolds pulled her 18-wheeler into Cowboy Travel Plaza, she’d made the long haul up Interstate 35 from the Texas border town of Laredo to central Oklahoma and was looking forward to kicking back at a table and sampling the rest stop’s Smokey Pokey barbecue before heading…
Monday, 27 April 2020 09:11
You won't believe the setup in the back of this 2020 Peterbilt 579 so the driver can play games while hauling cargo. ZanaZamora said they are using truck simulator games to help train his girlfriend who is planning on getting a Commercial Drivers License so they can team drive. While…
Monday, 27 April 2020 08:50
After at least a dozen truckers, hauling critical items, complained they are being targeted by “predatory” towing companies in the Queen City, a half dozen state lawmakers now pledge to take action following a series of FOX 46 investigations. “I am appalled,” said Rep. Rachel Hunt (D-Mecklenburg), after viewing reports…
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 09:41
There have been more than a dozen complaints from truckers who feel like they’ve been unfairly targeted by towing companies across the Queen City. The complaints keep rolling in. “That’s straight highway robbery,” said Timothy Williams, who owns and operates his own truck and hauls for ELE Logistics out of Charlotte.…
Thursday, 16 April 2020 07:48
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cynthia Baker couldn’t believe her driver was booted while inside the cab of his truck. Then she was told how much it would cost to remove the chains. “It was like extortion, it was like highway robbery, a scam in the middle of the night,” said Baker, who owns…
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