Driving a truck is an exciting job that can make you a lot of money if you do it right. Here are the best truck driving jobs that are fun and well paying. The truck driving industry can provide many lucrative opportunities, depending on your experience and the hauls you can take. It’s also an … Read moreLooking at the Best Truck Driving Jobs
Although many in the trucking manufacturing industry say that self-driving trucks will be a reality waiting just around the proverbial corner, it looks like the vehicles still have a far way to go before we see full implementation on our nation’s roads. The fact is, legislation that would make it easier to adopt autonomous driving … Read moreSelf-Driving Trucks Still Have A Long Way To Go
The Department of Transportation (DOT) released the final rule on the Entry-Level Driver Training rule. The rule essentially establishes a core curriculum that new truck drivers will be required to learn. They will also be required to go through 30 hours of behind-the-wheel training. Finally, the rule outlines a minimum level of qualification for instructors, … Read moreEntry-Level Driver Training Rule For New Truck Drivers
New federal regulations will have a direct impact on how clean a refrigerated transport truck and trailer should be. While the final details are still up in the air, it’s looking like shippers will be responsible for deciding, whether or not they are ready to do so. The Food and Drug Administration has been preparing … Read moreFood Safety Rules Are Set to Change
As the administration continues to focus on efforts to combat climate change, President Obama has added emission rules for big-rigs to the agenda. Some time ago, the president gave the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the go-ahead to develop new rules designed to improve fuel efficiency and lower carbon emissions for heavy-duty trucks. Now the industry … Read moreTrucking Braces for New Environmental Protection Agency Regulations
Congress met on April 29th to discuss issues affecting truck drivers and the trucking industry. The title of the hearing was The Future of Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety: Technology, Safety Initiatives, and the Role of Federal Regulation. The congressional hearing covered everything from hours of service to CSA scores to entry-level driver training. Owner-Operator Independent … Read moreTrucking Update from Washington
The truck driver shortage is constantly being talked about within industry circles. While to some the subject may have been beaten into the Earth, it still remains a problem. From recruiting laid-off oil workers to offering lucrative pay packages, trucking is scrambling to fill truck driver seats. The new salvo in the ongoing recruiting push … Read moreAre Youth, Women, and Returning Veterans the Answer to the Driver Squeeze?
Congress’ 11th hour Hail Mary pass to avoid a government shutdown not only kept Uncle Sam’s doors open, but also successfully rolled back the hours of service regulation for truck drivers. As we reported last week, Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine had inserted language into the government spending bill to suspend the requirement that … Read moreThe Hours of Service Rule is Successfully Rolled Back