Monthly Archives: December 2017

Last week, a report was released last week pointing to driver turnover still being on the rise. Driver turnover for large carriers rose over 95 percent as of last quarter, which is an increase of 14 percent from last year....
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This month in Washington, DC, two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees are holding a session to discuss fuel economy standards for private and commercial vehicles. The subject of the discussion is fuel efficiency. But how will that impact fuel prices...
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The trucking industry as a whole, does a lot of charity work throughout the United States. From the Make-A-Wish convoy to Goodyear’s Highway Heroes program, and others, trucking charities draw from the industry to give back to those in need....
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The development of driverless trucks has been looming large over the trucking industry for some time now. Companies such as Google, Tesla, and others have been pushing for legislation in favor of driverless trucks on the platform of safety and...
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Saving fuel is not just something saved for an economic crisis or people operating on a budget. Petroleum is a finite resource, and after the natural disasters we experienced over the summer, fuel prices are projected to rise. Saving fuel...
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The deadline to comply with ELD Legislation is upon us. By December 18, 2017 all truckers will be required to use Electronic Logging Devices. While it may take time for industry professionals to adjust to this new way of logging,...
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There has been an influx of young truckers signing up to drive for the trucking industry. The demographic, many with some military training and the ability to handle commercial vehicles, are being considered as the remedy for the lack of...
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Safe trucking has been a major talking point in the industry for 2017, and that comes into play now more than ever. This is perhaps the busiest season for carriers of all sizes. In addition to regular shipments, truckers have...
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Late in November, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it was planning on easing the regulations for truck emissions. The announcement set off an ongoing debate within the trucking industry, and there seems no end sight. Truck Emissions And Gliders...
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