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The world of trucking isn't simply the stories that take place on highways and make major headlines – it's about the changing landscape of America's economy and the professionals who contribute to one of the largest economic sectors in the country. Communities across the nation depend on trucks and their drivers to deliver their goods so their normal routines can continue as planned – if there is a story that deals with trucking, it is also a story that deals with the life of the everyday American. With over 3.5 million drivers on the road, there is an ever-growing community of those interested in the commercial transportation industry and the news that directly impacts their lives and line of work. has the stories – from the personal accounts of our diligent men and women on the road to the larger issues that see many individuals and sides voicing their opinions.

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According to the advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index reported by the American Trucking Associations, the association reports that truck tonnage has fallen in February 2018. Desp...

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Earlier today the American Trucking Associations announced that Marquette Transportation Finance, a company operating in the transportation sector that provides working capital funding to trucking com...

As a means to assist in future company growth and provide solutions for clients, Roadrunner Transportation announced earlier today that has unified Roadrunner Truckload Plus and Five Ascent Global Log...

In accordance with March 15’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Drugged Driving Summit, the Governors Highway Safety Association will join stakeholders from nationwide in order to a...


Trucking Industry

The trucking industry is an area of American commerce and trade that does not only impact those working within it – it concerns the entire country. When loads get dispatched, drivers hit the road, and individuals working behind the scenes coordinate it all, the rest of us see the direct results of the hard-working men and women making it all happen. Consumers in the country can thank the trucking industry for providing them with opportunities to buy their goods at nearly any time of day, and those who a hold trucking job work around the clock to create this convenience.

It is estimated that nearly 70% of domestic freight is transported by means of trucking. This figure translates to approximately 10.5 billion tons of freight moved annually, which accounts for an insurmountable amount of items that hit the shelves for folks in the country to buy. Without the expansion and innovations of the trucking industry, our society would not be able to keep up with its tendency to expect instant gratification or a wide array of products from all around the globe.

Though the trucking industry serves a particular and specific purpose, this is not to say that it is one-dimensional in its scope and the stories that surround it. The fact of the matter is that trucking has served as an occupation, providing trucking jobs around the nation, as well as a general lifestyle for those involved. The trucking industry in America is as much a large and well-known subculture as it is an enormous and infamous facet of business. Companies and fleets of all sizes thrive in the market of trucking, and every individual driver has a unique story that helps shape the current state of trucking.

Countless men and women have been afforded the pleasure to hit the highway and see more of the country than they ever thought imaginable thanks to the opportunities provided by the need for drivers in the country. The trucking industry has helped keep the spirit of the nomadic lifestyle alive, a feeling that many who drive often carry with them as they work endlessly navigating the open road. Trucking is one of the few industries left in the country that can support those within it to lead interesting and exciting lives filled with a variety of experiences and chance encounters.

American roadways and life is profoundly impacted by the presence of the trucking industry. Whether it's the 3.5 million individuals that hold a trucker job or the incomparable growth that commercial trucking provides to the country's economy, our culture simply would not be the same without the trucking industry. There's never a dull moment within the world of trucking and there is always a new story to be found on the open road.

There is a need to stay updated in order to know what lies on the road ahead - is your destination for breaking stories and the issues that matter.

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Trucking Industry News

March 12, 2018: Hyliion Receives Award from TMA Council For Technical Achievement
March 09, 2018: A-1 Auto Transport To Offer Scholarship For Trucking Students
March 08, 2018: Data Needed For ATRI Survery On E-Commerce In Trucking
March 07, 2018: ATA’s TMC Council Awards Industry Leaders
March 06, 2018: ABF Freight Announced 2018-2019 Road Team
March 05, 2018: Minimizer To Sponsor Big Rig Racing For Second Year
March 02, 2018: Commercial Vehicle Group To Exhibit at MATS 2018
March 01, 2018: Hybrid Trucks Available For Trial Runs From Hyllion
February 28, 2018: Averitt Express Acknowledged As Military-Friendly Hiring Company
February 27, 2018: ATRI Releases Report - Best Practices For State Freight Plans
February 23, 2018: ATA Launches New Campaign To Advocate For Better Infrastructure
February 22, 2018: American Association of Owner Operators Launches New Site, Shares Vision For 2018
February 21, 2018: ArcBest Honored in Top 125 Employee Training Programs List
February 20, 2018: Ryan Rogers Announced at CTO For Convenant Transport
February 19, 2018: EBE Technologies Renews as Corporate Partner With American Trucking Associations
February 16, 2018: Certified Freight Logistics Sponsors Truckers Against Trafficking, Educates Drivers on Human Traffi
February 15, 2018: Ray Martinez Congratulated by ATA as FMCSA Administrator Position
February 14, 2018: Trucking Technology Company Hyliion To Relocate Headquarters to Austin, Texas
February 12, 2018: ​ Team Drivers To Enjoy New Bonus Program At U.S. Xpress
February 09, 2018: G&D Logistics To Use Technology to Mitigate Truck Collisions
February 08, 2018: Bridgestone Tires Added To England Carrier Service List of Products
February 06, 2018: Schneider to Expand Usage of Stay Metrics Service To Gain Insight For New Drivers
February 05, 2018: ATRI Appoints YRC Worldwide President and COO to Board of Directors
February 02, 2018: Old Dominion Freight Line to Help MLB Celebrate Upcoming Season
February 01, 2018: SRT Drivers To Receive Largest Pay Raise In Company History
January 31, 2018: Erlanger Hiring Event Announced For Averitt Express on 2/2, 2/3
January 30, 2018: Performance Team Listed As Top 100 For Trucking, Top 100 3PL By Inbound Logistics
January 29, 2018: Hiring Event For Averitt Express In Lawrenceville, Georgia Announced
January 26, 2018: Jack Pate, Jr. Announced As Minnesota Trucking Association Driver of the Year 2017
January 25, 2018: ATRI Released 2018 Top Truck Bottleneck Report, Looks At Infrastructure In U.S.
January 24, 2018: Averitt Express Announces Louisville, Kentucky Hiring Event
January 23, 2018: Truck Tonnage Up 3.7% Overall in 2017 Reports ATA
January 22, 2018: HELP Inc Joins TAT, AG Brnovich and other Industry Partners To Combat Arizona Human Trafficking
January 19, 2018: Kelle’s Transport Services Under New Leadership As Soar Transportation Group
January 18, 2018: TruckStop.Com Sees New Promotion For Vice President of Small and Medium Business Sales
January 17, 2018: SiriusXm To Debut Women In Trucking Show on RoadDog Channel
January 16, 2018: Customers of KAG To Support Pay Increases For Company Drivers
January 15, 2018: Melton President and CEO to Donate $10 Million to Gustavus Adolphus College
January 12, 2018: 2018 Load Team Announced By ABF Freight
January 11, 2018: USAR to Receive Truck Driving Simulators from Contract With Doron Precision Systems
January 10, 2018: The Larson Group to Join Truckers Against Trafficking Efforts This January
January 09, 2018: Peterbilt To Showcase Autonomous Tractor At CES 2018
January 08, 2018: Tech Company TuSimple Announces Autonomous Truck Showcase
January 05, 2018: Trucker Faces 20 Years After Pleading Guilty To Smuggling Alien Found Dead In Locked Toolbox
January 05, 2018: DOL Health Care Proposal Supported By ATA
January 04, 2018: Covenant Transport Announces New Team Trucker Bonus Program
January 03, 2018: Trucking Unlimited, Acquired By TransForce
January 02, 2018: Police Identify 2 Oregon Truck Drivers Killed In Fiery Head-On Crash
January 02, 2018: Study Finds Trucking Wages Among Top Growth in 2017
December 29, 2017: Trucker Path Acquired By Beijing-Based RenRen
December 28, 2017: Purkeys Announces New DIRECT NoseBox Line
December 27, 2017: PrePass.Com To Debut New Look, New Industry Resources
December 27, 2017: Iowa First Of Eight States To Debut New Truck Parking Information System
December 20, 2017: ATRI Announces New Board Of Directors Appointees
December 19, 2017: North American Charities Receive $54,000 from CFI Employees
December 18, 2017: Truck Driver Makes Headlines After Surviving 40-Foot Fall During Traffic Arrest
December 18, 2017: ELD In Conversation: Speaking With Drew McElroy of Transfix
December 14, 2017: Truck Driver Scores $4 Million Jackpot Ticket At Daily Delivery Stop
December 13, 2017: ArcBest Receives Award For Military Employment In Trucking Industry
December 12, 2017: Police Say Teen Runaway Is 'Lucky To Be Alive' After Riding 55 Miles As Semi-Truck Stowaway
December 12, 2017: Survey Finds Half Of Respondants Not Prepared For ELD Date
December 11, 2017: Australia Sees Successful Autonomous Commercial Mining Equipment Testing
December 09, 2017: Truck Driver Opens Fire On Man And His Dog Over Parking Spot
December 08, 2017: Modern Transportation Named Top 2017 Green Fleet
December 07, 2017: FMCSA Orders Washington State Trucking Company To Cease Activities
December 06, 2017: #ELDorME: Truckers Drive Up Protests And Raise Public Awareness As ELD Mandate Looms
December 06, 2017: Southern California Fires Present Challenges To Truckers
December 05, 2017: Small Business in Transportation Coalition Protests ELD, Echoes Sentiments to Chao
December 04, 2017: "ELD or Me" Campaign Gains Steam, Truckers Protest
December 01, 2017: Super Single Fenders Line Launched By Minimizer
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