Father and Son Cruising the Same Highway

The Alabama Trucking Association recently put out a story about a father and son who are cruising along the same highway but in different vehicles. Daniel Thompson is a Road Team Captain for the Alabama Trucking Association and a driver for FedEx Freight. Daniel’s son Paul took a different path…

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OOIDA is Offering Owner-Operator Course Online this Fall

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will be offering an online class this coming fall for those truck drivers who are thinking of becoming owner-operators. The Truck to Success course was first available in-person March 2019, but the pandemic has changed how they deliver the course and will now be online….


Operation Safe Driver Week Starts on Sunday

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week runs next week, July 12-18, 2020. This year’s campaign is focused on speeding and the consequences of driving too fast. Around the country, law enforcement will be on the lookout for drivers who are being unsafe on our highways and issue…


Virtual Walcott Truckers Jamboree Starts Today

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of truck/car shows are going virtual this year. Included in this list is Iowa 80 Truckstop’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Click the link below to experience the Jamboree with events including a super truck beauty contest, antique truck display, a truckers’ best friend pet…


TAs are Open and Ready to Keep Truckers on the Road

TravelCenters of America would like everyone to know that all TA, Petro Stopping Centers, and TA Express locations are open for business. For those hard-working truckers out there, all fuel lanes are open and there is no fuel rationing going on. Another good thing for truckers is noted that all…


Truck Parking Closed at Northern Virginia Rest Area

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced that the available truck parking at the 1-66 West Manassas Safety Rest Area will be closed for about two weeks starting Monday, July 6. Trucks, trailers, and multi-axle vehicles will not be allowed to park there, but passenger cars will still be allowed….


Landstar Recognizes 143 Safe Drivers

Landstar System, Inc. has announced its class of 143 safe Drivers of 2019. The Business Capacity Owners are being recognized for their safety records, professionalism on the job, and their help in making the trucking industry a safe place to work. This group of drivers includes 14 new Landstar Roadstar…


Help Find the 2021 Best Fleet to Driver For

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are looking for nominations for the best fleets out there. The 2021 Best Fleet to Drive For is a contest to find the best workplace for the hard-working American truck drivers out there. Nominations are open for company drivers and owner-operators out there who…


The Many Paths to a Sustainable Trucking Industry

There are new technologies coming out on a fairly frequent basis that will turn the emissions-thick trucking industry into something sustainable to help our environment. It’s not going to be an easy turnaround and the infrastructure change is going to be huge and take time, but it sounds like it’s…