News & Notes

Tuesday, 19 April 2022 15:25
Drivers on the road today have the most temptation to commit distracted driving than ever before. From fast food drive-thrus to car settings and everything in between, our attention is stretched thin. No matter how good at multitasking we may seem, when we split our attention between activities, we make…
Monday, 04 April 2022 15:31
No one uses more fuel than truck drivers and trucking companies. Truckers are watching on the front lines as prices at the pump rise drastically. Increasing gas prices hurt everyone, but they have an especially devastating effect on the trucking industry. The ripple effect is pronounced. The cost to move…
Wednesday, 02 March 2022 12:54
There are almost 2 million semi trucks and 5.6 million semi trailers currently in operation in the United States according to HDS Truck Driving Institute. But what’s the most popular truck in America? What’s the most iconic semi in pop culture history? If you love trucking as much as we…
Thursday, 20 January 2022 11:08
Trucking industry leaders are largely pleased the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate. But the impact on truck drivers in the freight hauling sector may involve a mixed bag of pros and cons. Perhaps the hottest of the hot-button political and public health debates of 2021,…
Thursday, 20 January 2022 09:51
With more freight hauling work than many could handle in 2021, truck drivers enjoyed significant salary improvements. Uncle Sam expects to benefit from extended hours of service money, bonuses, and companies increasing pay rates to keep qualified CDL professionals in their ranks. Although paying taxes is an unwelcome responsibility every…
Tuesday, 18 January 2022 12:09
The freight hauling industry was a hot national topic in 2021 as companies competed to fill truck driving jobs and government officials wrestled with supply chain issues. Through it all, the women and men who deliver a reported 72 percent of all goods and materials to communities overcame adversity. While…
Wednesday, 05 January 2022 14:43
The following budgeting tips for truck drivers are surefire ways to cut down on all those truck driver expenses, so you can keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket. Whether you’ve just begun a rewarding career as a CDL professional or you’re an experienced freight hauler, it’s never…
Sunday, 02 January 2022 10:00
By 2024, the driver shortage in the trucking industry is estimated to reach 175,000. Companies will be in serious peril unless they continue to refine their driver recruitment strategies. An effective way to recruit truck drivers involves a two-pronged plan of action: learn approaches that attract top talent to apply to your…
Saturday, 01 January 2022 11:08
All truckers know that keeping an eye on the rearview mirror is important. It's also important to take a glimpse into our past and the history of trucking to take pride in how far the trucking industry has come. Gone are the days of the horse and buggy. We've come…
Monday, 27 December 2021 13:38
Many of us laugh at the thought of making New year’s resolutions because roughly 80% of them fail by February. Instead of giving up on them completely, use these 6 tips to be one of the millions of people across the country who improve their life by turning a resolution into a…
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