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Cheap Fuel Benefits Shippers

Cheap Fuel Benefits Shippers | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
FTR's Shippers Conditions Index was flat in November as shippers continued to benefit from low diesel prices.
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The best Toronto drivers go head-to-head at the Regional Truck Driving Championships - Truck News

The best Toronto drivers go head-to-head at the Regional Truck Driving Championships - Truck News | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
BRAMPTON, Ont. – It wasn’t just the weather that was causing a number of professional drivers to sweat this weekend – 32 drivers from Toronto and the GTA p
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‘Produce Row’ owners worried viaduct replacement may affect them

‘Produce Row’ owners worried viaduct replacement may affect them | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Six warehouses on Malkin Ave, also known unofficially as 'Produce Row' move about 700 million dollars worth of fruit and vegetables in and out of Vancouver each year.
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Volvo, Mack to participate in annual Ride for Freedom

Volvo, Mack to participate in annual Ride for Freedom | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Volvo and Mack customized trucks to honor U.S. military service members in the 2016 Ride for Freedom. Learn more about this on Truckers News.
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See what truck shows are coming up in June

See what truck shows are coming up in June | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The Down Home Truck Show will return to Humboldt, Nebraska on June 18. Click here to see what else is on the June calendar.
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Kenworth: Security a top concern with over-the-air updates

Kenworth: Security a top concern with over-the-air updates | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
In March, Spanish researcher Jose Norte claimed he was able to hack thousands of trucks’ telematics systems in Europe through the Internet and was able to obtain location, gas mileage and other performance data on the vehicles he hacked.
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US Army to Test Driverless Convoy in Michigan

US Army to Test Driverless Convoy in Michigan | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Interstate 69 in St Clair and Lapeer counties in Michigan will be the test route in late June for the Army's evaluation of driverless military vehicles on public roads.
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Mack, Volvo salute military with Ride for Freedom trucks

Mack, Volvo salute military with Ride for Freedom trucks | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Employees of each company will once again participate in the 29th Annual Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom rally this weekend in Washington, D.C., with customized trucks that salute the U.S. military.
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Driver stuck in cabin after truck ploughed into Melbourne bridge

Driver stuck in cabin after truck ploughed into Melbourne bridge | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Driver stuck in cabin after truck ploughed into Melbourne bridge
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FOREIGN BUT FAMILIAR: Colville Tribes break ground on Moses Lake travel plaza

FOREIGN BUT FAMILIAR: Colville Tribes break ground on Moses Lake travel plaza | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
MOSES LAKE—Just days after Mitsubishi sent 100 Japanese engineers to begin working here, another foreign corporation entered the area Tuesday.
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Self-driving truck acts like an animal

Self-driving truck acts like an animal | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are finding inspiration in evolution's biological counterparts in the development of a driverless truck. The first public demonstration of the vehicle will take place on a Dutch motorway on 28 May. That's when the truck will take part in a competition for autonomous vehicles, within the framework of an EU project called the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge.
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Two dead and six injured in fiery multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10

Two dead and six injured in fiery multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10 | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The crash shut down the highway for hours.
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'She Drives Trucks' newsletter to serve women truck drivers

'She Drives Trucks' newsletter to serve women truck drivers | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
She Drives Trucks, a weekly newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launched to serve those female company drivers and owner-operators.
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Truck drivers to receive $14 million from New York City after lawsuit alleges parking ticket scheme

Truck drivers to receive $14 million from New York City after lawsuit alleges parking ticket scheme | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
New York City has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by the New York Trucking and Delivery Association, in which it will pay truck drivers roughly $14 million.
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All lanes of H-1 westbound shut down by overturned rubbish truck

All lanes of H-1 westbound shut down by overturned rubbish truck | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
This is prior to the Makakilo off-ramp.
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Semi truck crashes into I-94 guardrail. Wait until you hear the driver's excuse.

Semi truck crashes into I-94 guardrail. Wait until you hear the driver's excuse. | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
He was cited for not having a valid license.
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Inbetween Express - Rolling CB Interview™

Loaded out of Lansing, Illinois Donnie Bethel heads up to Pennsylvania. He shares his history, motorist advice and involvement with ChiTown Large Cars. H
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The Western Star 5700XE is exceptionally efficient

The Western Star 5700XE is exceptionally efficient | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Jason Cannon got some alone time with the new Western Star 5700XE. Click here to learn more about it on Truckers News.
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Vigillo: Safety Fitness rule will do little to enhance FMCSA’s ability to target unsafe carriers

Vigillo: Safety Fitness rule will do little to enhance FMCSA’s ability to target unsafe carriers | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Concerns about the underlying CSA data-related issues aside, would the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Safety Fitness Determination carrier rating rule actually allow the agency to expand the number of unsafe carriers it targets each month? According to a fresh report issued this week from private carrier rating firm Vigillo, the answer is: Not really.
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Trucker Path App Finds Parking

Trucker Path App Finds Parking | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The shortage of available truck parking spots at public and private facilities along the National Highway System will continue to worsen as commercial vehicle traffic grows and thousands more drivers convert to electronic logging devices ahead of the December 2017 enforcement deadline.
By accurately tracking compliance with hours-of-service rules, ELDs have made it critical for drivers [...]
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Driver freed from cab after truck crashes into rail bridge

Driver freed from cab after truck crashes into rail bridge | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Emergency crews free a truck driver who was trapped in her cab for more than two hours after crashing into a rail bridge in West Melbourne.
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Cargo thieves active during Memorial Day weekend, firms warn

Cargo thieves active during Memorial Day weekend, firms warn | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
FreightWatch International and CargoNet have each issued warnings, along with recommendations, to carriers and drivers regarding annual increased cargo theft activity during the Memorial Day weekend.
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Trucker Path: Reality of truck parking shortage

Trucker Path: Reality of truck parking shortage | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
36% of locations still have available parking slots during peak hours, according to Trucker Path analysis


The shortage of available truck parking spots at public and private facilities along the National Highway System will continue to worsen as commercial vehicle traffic grows and thousands more drivers convert to electronic logging devices (ELDs) ahead of the December 2017 enforcement deadline, according to Trucker Path.
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Insane NRA video warns Iran: Americans are crazier and more violent than ‘flower child’ Obama

Insane NRA video warns Iran: Americans are crazier and more violent than ‘flower child’ Obama | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
RT @jimmacpam: Insane NRA video warns Iran: Americans are crazier and more violent than ‘flower child’ Obama https://t.co/5DLpfbNSzE: #Guns…
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Tobacco Cessation - Trucking Human Resource Sector Council Atlantic

Tobacco Cessation - Trucking Human Resource Sector Council Atlantic | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
With special thanks to Health Canada THRSC Atlantic has been able to create a smoking cessation awareness campaign for the trucking industry.
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DOT officially expands freight zone at Mexican border in Texas

DOT officially expands freight zone at Mexican border in Texas | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The changes come by way of the opening of a new cross-border bridge, prompting the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish new boundaries for the El Paso border zone.
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