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No Heroics Please, We're Truck Drivers - Truck News (blog)

No Heroics Please, We're Truck Drivers - Truck News (blog) | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
No Heroics Please, We're Truck DriversTruck News (blog)Take the case of Mel Farnell, a driver for Tupling Farms Produce, who was making a delivery May 13, 2011 when a car veered int his path, colliding with his truck head on.
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Economic Anxiety Driving Baby Boom Voters - Brevard Times

Economic Anxiety Driving Baby Boom VotersBrevard TimesIn the coming November 2012 elections, a key group of voters – non-retired baby boomers ages 50-64 – are driven by economic anxieties that extend well beyond the single issue of jobs, according...
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Trucker shortage could affect customers down the road - Central Florida News 13

Trucker shortage could affect customers down the road - Central Florida News 13 | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Central Florida News 13Trucker shortage could affect customers down the roadCentral Florida News 13Don't tell long-haul truck transport companies there are few jobs in this economy. Some companies are having a hard time finding truck drivers.
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Reddaway Professional Drivers Win Truck Driving Competitions in Utah and ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Reddaway Professional Drivers Win Truck Driving Competitions in Utah and ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Reddaway Professional Drivers Win Truck Driving Competitions in Utah and ...MarketWatch (press release)Rideout, who has worked for Reddaway for two years, has logged 875000 consecutive safe-driving miles since beginning his driving career nine...
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Nationwide shortage of truck drivers creates job opportunities - KTEN

Nationwide shortage of truck drivers creates job opportunities - KTEN | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Nationwide shortage of truck drivers creates job opportunitiesKTENARDMORE, OK -- A nationwide shortage of truck drivers means new job opportunities for a younger generation.
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Rockford loses truck driver's license facility - Rockford Register Star (blog)

Rockford loses truck driver's license facility - Rockford Register Star (blog) | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Rockford loses truck driver's license facilityRockford Register Star (blog)Truck and bus drivers in need of license renewals or other services in the next month will have to go to another designated commercial driver's license testing and...
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Female truckies taking the wheel - ABC Online

Female truckies taking the wheel - ABC Online | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"TNT transport is trying to double the number of women in frontline jobs, launching a nationwide search for female truckies."

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More & More People Are “Truckin' On” - CBS Local

More & More People Are “Truckin' On” - CBS Local | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"More and more people are changing careers and jumping behind 18 wheels of steel and becoming truck drivers."

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Case against trucking company backfires on EEOC - The Seattle Times

Case against trucking company backfires on EEOC - The Seattle Times | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"They were learning to become truck drivers but wound up in a nightmare."

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Christy Clark's 'new transportation strategy' is only partly so - Globe and Mail

"Christy Clark made a speech Monday in which she said she was launching 'a new transportation strategy' that will expand trade and help private businesses ..."

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FedEx fails to deliver for drivers - Huffington Post

"Tony Marcellino, a FedEx Ground driver in California, died on the job in a traffic accident."

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Transportation Can Boost Las Vegas Economy - KLAS-TV

Transportation Can Boost Las Vegas Economy - KLAS-TV | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"Because it takes a strong highway system to help promote safe and efficient commerce, many elected officials, transportation gurus and think tank experts believe it makes sense to build an interstate from Las Vegas to Phoenix."

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Ryder Names Top Drivers of the Year - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

"For the 39th consecutive year, Ryder System, Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, recognized the tradition of driver excellence by presenting its annual 'Driver of the Year' awards to three professionals who, combined, have 117 years and more than 10 million miles of safe, professional driving experience."

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Technology to Keep Truck Drivers Safe is Not Always Reliable - WHSV

Technology to Keep Truck Drivers Safe is Not Always Reliable - WHSV | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Technology to Keep Truck Drivers Safe is Not Always ReliableWHSVWEYERS CAVE, Va -- Kern Houff is one of the owners of IDM Trucking in Weyers Cave. He said they have devices in each truck to monitor the speed of all their drivers.
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Trucking Company Seeing Shortage of Qualified Drivers - OzarksFirst.com

Trucking Company Seeing Shortage of Qualified Drivers - OzarksFirst.com | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Trucking Company Seeing Shortage of Qualified DriversOzarksFirst.comWhile it seems to be difficult for many people to find a job right now, there is one area of the economy with more jobs than people to fill them.
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Truck Drivers See Rise in Jobs - WKRG-TV

Truck Drivers See Rise in Jobs - WKRG-TV | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
Truck Drivers See Rise in JobsWKRG-TV"The recruiters are in here every week trying to hire our students to go to work for them so if someones looking for a job where there's a demand and they can go to work, truck driving is definetely one of the...
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200000 Trucking Jobs Open - KEZI TV

KEZI TV200000 Trucking Jobs OpenKEZI TVWe want to get our feet wet first before we dive into it," said Randy Bowden, a driver at Peninsula. The key to getting behind the wheel of one of those trucks is having your commercial driver's license, or CDL.
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The Long-Haul Can Lead to Large Opportunities - KREX News Channel 5

The Long-Haul Can Lead to Large Opportunities - KREX News Channel 5 | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it
The Long-Haul Can Lead to Large OpportunitiesKREX News Channel 5I like a job with adventure,” said Leo Kopasz, a long-time truck driver and employee with Brady Trucking.
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Merced high school district lays off 18 bus drivers - Merced Sun-Star

Merced high school district lays off 18 bus drivers - Merced Sun-Star | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"Villanueva was among several bus drivers who were laid off Wednesday night after the district voted to cut a total of 18 transportation positions."

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Fourth-Quarter Truck Driver Turnover Makes Surprise Drop - MarketWatch (press release)

Fourth-Quarter Truck Driver Turnover Makes Surprise Drop - MarketWatch (press release) | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets unexpectedly dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88%, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said today."

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Drivers grumble, naturally, over New York's new cabs - msnbc.com

Drivers grumble, naturally, over New York's new cabs - msnbc.com | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"The Nissan NV 200, the so-called Taxi of Tomorrow, is off-loaded from a truck for its official unveiling at the New York Auto Show."

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SoCal group votes on foot-friendly transit plan - Sacramento Bee

"SoCal group votes on foot-friendly transit planSacramento BeeIt also has projections of 4.2 million new jobs in the region, and plans to keep public transit within a half-mile of nearly all of them."

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Sleep Apnea Affects More Than 40 Percent Of Truck Drivers, Australian Study Shows - Huffington Post

Sleep Apnea Affects More Than 40 Percent Of Truck Drivers, Australian Study Shows - Huffington Post | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"A startling new study reveals just how prevalent sleep apnea may be in the professional truck-driving world."

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Professional truckers need respect they've already earned, says WIT speaker at ... - The Trucker

Professional truckers need respect they've already earned, says WIT speaker at ... - The Trucker | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"Women In Trucking (WIT) Association held its third annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel at the Mid-America Trucking Show here March 24 celebrating the accomplishments of 211 female professional drivers with a combined total of over 200 million safe driving miles."

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Transportation is a jobs creator - Sustainable Business Oregon

Transportation is a jobs creator - Sustainable Business Oregon | Transportation Industry | Scoop.it

"Most folks know that investing in transportation infrastructure generates significant jobs for middle class workers in design, engineering, construction and other areas of our economy."

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