Trucking News

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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Truck driver could face death penalty for human smuggling
The truck driver involved in the fatal human smuggling scheme that left 10 people dead may now be facing the death penalty himself. On Monday, James Matthew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Fla....

Following week of talk concerning contract negotiations, teamsters in the sand and gravel industry based in the Seattle area may soon face a strike incorporating drivers in the field. The Teamsters L...

Seville, Ohio-based expedited transportation provider, V3 Transportation, announced earlier today that it will make a donation to trucker charity St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund, matching a previ...

9 found dead in tractor-trailer
A truck driver was arrested early Sunday morning in a Texas Wal-Mart parking lot after authorities discovered 38 people crammed in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer. Eight victims had al...

Truckers in New York may find another outlet in refueling their trucks with an alternative energy source – this time in the form of compressed natural gas. Saratoga Springs, New York-based fuel dis...


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

July 20, 2017: NSC, NTSB To Hold Discussion For Safety-Related Technology In Trucks
July 19, 2017: WATCH VIDEO: Motorist Captures Dangerous Road Rage Drama Between Hummer and Semi Truck
July 19, 2017: ATA Predicts Industry Growth Throughout 2023
July 18, 2017: Drivewyze Named Company of Year In Weigh Station Bypass Systems Market
July 17, 2017: Distracted Driving Results in 3 Separate Crashes on Ohio Highway
July 17, 2017: G&D Integrated To Expand In Southeast Area
July 14, 2017: Executive Team Changes At Celadon Announced
July 13, 2017: Averitt Updates Capabilities In Multimodal Shipping
July 12, 2017: Fuel Truck Driver Overdoses On Heroin In Running Vehicle Parked at Gas Station
July 12, 2017: Growth Expected In Automated Material Handling Equipment By 2023
July 11, 2017: Southern Refrigerated Transport Drivers To See Pay Hike, Increased Vacation Time
July 10, 2017: ONE20 and RoadsideMasters To Launch Free Roadside Assistance Program
July 08, 2017: Police Seek Public's Help Locating Machete Wielding Suspect Involved In Truck Driver's Death
July 07, 2017: Old Dominion Freight Lines and MLB Team Up For World Series Sweepstakes
July 06, 2017: Penske and Detroit Diesel Enter New Contract, Continue Operations Together
July 05, 2017: Witness Captures Dramatic Video of Semi Crash and Motorists Rushing To Driver's Rescue
July 05, 2017: Hydrogen Systems For Trucks Tested By U.S. Army
June 30, 2017: Big Rig Crash Goes Viral As Dozens of Pigs Take Over Texas Highway
June 30, 2017: America's Road Team Captains and ATA Stress Safe Driving Over Independence Day Weekend
June 29, 2017: TransChicago Open House Provided Trucking Info
June 28, 2017: Arkansas Truck Driver Killed After Semi Strikes Bridge and Explodes In Flames
June 28, 2017: Navistar Names New President, Truck and Parts, Expansion in Global Markets
June 27, 2017: Teamsters Urge For Safety Rules With Self-Driving Vehicles
June 27, 2017: Changes to Aluminum and Steel Imports May Impact Trucking Production Jobs and U.S. Defense
June 26, 2017: Second California Truck Driver Gets 10 Year Sentence For Hauling Heroin To New Jersey
June 26, 2017: FMCSA, ATA, AAA Among Partners For New Road Safety Campaign
June 23, 2017: Big Rig Racing Series Sees Race In Tennessee, Projects Positive Turnout
June 22, 2017: Report Shows Mega Truck Sales to Increase In U.S. By 2025
June 21, 2017: 80th Annual National Truck Driving Championships Names Qualifiers
June 20, 2017: New Evidence Postpones Trial For Truck Driver Charged in June 2015 Crash That Killed 6 People
June 20, 2017: BorgWarner To Proivde Efficient Fans For New Cascadia Models
June 20, 2017: Freight Up In May, Projected To Be Sign of Improving Economy
June 19, 2017: Trucking Parts Manufacturer Dana To Supply Parts For New York Attraction
June 16, 2017: Investigation Unveils Disturbing Abuse Claims As California Port Truck Drivers Plan 15th Strike
June 16, 2017: SmartDrive Conferences Offer Video-Based Safety Tips, Combats Hazardous Drivers
June 15, 2017: Global Crude Oil Production Expected to Rise in Early 2018, U.S. Production To Rise
June 14, 2017: Truck Driver Charged in Death Of Cyclist Crushed By Shipping Container
June 14, 2017: Penske To Acquire Old Dominion Truck Leasing
June 13, 2017: Small Businesses and NATSO Oppose Rest Stop Area Plans
June 13, 2017: Roadrunner Freight Names New President, Announces Strengthening Management Team
June 12, 2017: Truck Drivers Caught In Crossfire of Confusing Gun Laws
June 12, 2017: Plan Sponsor Recognizes JX Enterprises For Company Retirement Plans
June 09, 2017: Acela To Debut New Heavy-Duty Line, Plans To Disrupt Canadian Market
June 08, 2017: Inland Kenworth To Auction Custom Tractor For Truckers Against Trafficking
June 08, 2017: Trump Talks Infrastructure, Importance of Programs For American Jobs
June 07, 2017: CEO and President of ArcBest Named Top 25 Influential Women of Mid-Market
June 07, 2017: Crowley Fuels Announces New Alaska Sales and Driver Hub
June 06, 2017: Dock411 and Women In Trucking Announce App To Ease Dock Planning Pains
June 05, 2017: Michigan Truck Driver Involved in May 25 Pile-up, Kidnaps Woman To Buy Drugs Then Commits Suicide
June 05, 2017: Rand McNally Announces 2018 Atlas, Reports Drivers Still Rely On Physical Maps
June 02, 2017: Sandhills Publishing To Host Upcoming Forum For Commercial Transport Leaders
June 01, 2017: Tanker Driver Escapes Moments Before Massive Explosion Shuts Down Denver Freeway
June 01, 2017: Study From MEMA Reports BAT Tax Could Have Negative Impact on Manufacturing Jobs
June 01, 2017: ATRI Announces Call For Data From Survey
May 31, 2017: Great Dane Partners With Women In Trucking For Fifth Year
May 30, 2017: Women Pleads Guilty To Truck Driver's Murder During 2008 'Bonnie and Clyde' Crime Spree
May 30, 2017: ATA Technology & Maintenance Council Announce Registration For TMCSuperTech
May 30, 2017: Supreme Court May Review ELD Petitions, Says OOIDA
May 26, 2017: Michigan Court of Appeals Awards Driver $22.6 Million
May 26, 2017: JX Enterprises Names New Vice President, Focuses On Brand Performance
May 25, 2017: Disgruntled Former Trucker Crashes Party At Infamous Nevada Brothel
May 25, 2017: Women In Trucking President Named Among Most Inspirational Business Leaders
May 24, 2017: ATA, Share The Road Ask Truckers to Practice Safety For Memorial Day Weekend
May 24, 2017: Roadrunner Transport Names New CFO, Announces Headquarter Location Change
May 23, 2017: Senators and ATA Drive-Up Pressure For Mandatory Hair Testing of Truck Drivers
May 23, 2017: ATA Reports Decrease In Tonnage Index, Still Hopeful About Future Freight
May 23, 2017: MFPS Transport Seeking Partners For Food Distribution
May 22, 2017: United States Saw Record Cargo Theft, Natural Disasters Impact Commercial Supply Chain
May 19, 2017: States Awarded Funds To Launch Drowsy Driving Awareness Campaign For Road Safety
May 19, 2017: Trucking Tech Companies To Hold Panel in Oakland, CA To Discuss Indsutry Changes
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