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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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Driver shortage alarm, redux: ‘Turnover is the real problem’

Driver shortage alarm, redux: ‘Turnover is the real problem’ | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
And for too long, the situation for many drivers has been one in which "the rewards don't match the requirements of the job," said ATBS' Richard DeForest at
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DOT proposes rule to govern truck speeds

DOT proposes rule to govern truck speeds | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Transportation Aug. 26 released a proposed rule that would require trucks weighing more than 26,000 pounds to be equipped with speed limiting devices.
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John DeGroot’s 2016 Kenworth W900L

John DeGroot’s 2016 Kenworth W900L | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
John DeGroot hauls steel into the United States from Canada with this 2016 Kenworth W900L.
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GATS assists in organizing Louisiana flood victim assistance

GATS assists in organizing Louisiana flood victim assistance | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
When the Great American Trucking Show opens in Dallas next Thursday, attendees will have the opportunity to help Louisiana residents of the recent floods.
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Saving time with curtainside trailer, losing it with detention

Saving time with curtainside trailer, losing it with detention | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
“So now you get your phone out, take a nap, find something to occupy your time,” said steel hauler Jeremy Johnson said. “I just sit here and wait till they get it all sorted out at my expense.”
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Proposed federal rule to govern truck speeds to be published soon

Proposed federal rule to govern truck speeds to be published soon | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
A proposed federal rule to require the use of speed limiters on heavy-duty trucks has cleared its final hurdle in the regulatory process and will likely be published in the coming weeks. The rule will set a speed limit for on-highway trucks.
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A Brockasaurus amongst the Huskies at Brockway truck show

A Brockasaurus amongst the Huskies at Brockway truck show | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Owners of some 130 trucks that were manufactured in Upstate New York gathered for the 17th annual Brockway National Truck Show. Read all about the event here.
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Republican, Democratic platforms mum on trucking but for infrastructure investment plans

Republican, Democratic platforms mum on trucking but for infrastructure investment plans | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The two major political parties in the U.S. said very little about trucking in their official 2016 platforms. The two also offer different paths forward for the country's transportation infrastructure.
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'Miles of Memories' truck pays tribute to family and friends

'Miles of Memories' truck pays tribute to family and friends | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
It’s not unusual to have the name of a loved one -- friend or family member -- on a truck. Many truckers can be sentimental that way. Read all about it here.
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Truck injures Michigan trooper after hitting his vehicle

Truck injures Michigan trooper after hitting his vehicle | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
A Michigan State Police trooper was injured in a crash on eastbound I-696 near the Lodge Freeway in Southfield, Michigan when his vehicle was struck by a truck.
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August Calendar: See what's coming up this month

August Calendar: See what's coming up this month | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The Great American Trucking Show (GATS) will convene once again in Dallas. See all the events on the August calendar.
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Inspectors to ramp up enforcement for a week in October for Safe Driver Week

Inspectors to ramp up enforcement for a week in October for Safe Driver Week | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Law enforcement agencies across North America will engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at unsafe driving by both commercial motor vehicle drivers and car drivers during a week in October.
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New ATA Study shows record trucking income for 2015

New ATA Study shows record trucking income for 2015 | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
A newly-published study of the U.S. trucking economy shows that 2015 was a good year for the industry. Read more about the study at Truckers News.
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Year’s top show trucks crowned Pride & Polish champs at GATS

Year’s top show trucks crowned Pride & Polish champs at GATS | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Here are the winners of the 2015-2016 Pride & Polish National Championship season, along with the five Best of Show winners from this year's Great American Trucking Show.
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Heroic driver joins Louisiana flood rescue efforts

Heroic driver joins Louisiana flood rescue efforts | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
A Missouri truck driver stranded in a flooded Walmart parking lot in Baton Rouge helped rescue victims and their families.
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Brake Safety Week inspection spree looms

Brake Safety Week inspection spree looms | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
For a full week next month, enforcers will ramp up enforcement across North America to target brake violations. Date
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Lynton Yost’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider

Lynton Yost’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Lynton Yost hauls agriculture products with this 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider.
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PHOTOS: Leaking fuel tanker causes evacuations, freeway closure in Fife

PHOTOS: Leaking fuel tanker causes evacuations, freeway closure in Fife | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
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Rookie driver traded job in insurance for trucking

Rookie driver traded job in insurance for trucking | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Mario Cardenas had started a career in insurance when he felt restless and decided to pursue truck driving. Read more about Mario's story on Truckers News.
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Election 2016 still ‘Trumped’ for truckers

Election 2016 still ‘Trumped’ for truckers | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
Three out of four Overdrive readers report supporting Republican Donald Trump for President. That's a considerably higher percentage than was supporting the Republicans' 2012 candidate, Mitt Romney, at around this time that year.
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Meet the latest Optimus Prime: Western Star 5700EX

Meet the latest Optimus Prime: Western Star 5700EX | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The baddest movie truck returns to the big screen next June when Paramount Pictures unleashes the sci-fi film, “Transformers: The Last Knight.”
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GATS Concert Featuring John Michael Montgomery with Tony Justice Opening Act

GATS Concert Featuring John Michael Montgomery with Tony Justice Opening Act | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The Great American Trucking Show is held August of each year in Dallas Texas.
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David Stahl’s 1991 Kenworth T600

David Stahl’s 1991 Kenworth T600 | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
David Stahl has owned this 1991 Kenworth T600 since 1995 and officially retired it from the road in 2014 with more than 3 million miles on it.
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First 'Ice Road Truckers' episode starts on thin ice

First 'Ice Road Truckers' episode starts on thin ice | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
“Ice Road Truckers” debuted its 10th season on the History Channel Thursday night, and the series opened on thin ice … literally. Get the details here.
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FMCSA warns truckers about use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers

FMCSA warns truckers about use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers | Truckers Daily | Scoop.it
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a safety advisory for truck drivers who use battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices, or e-cigarettes.
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