WYDOT Says No More Trailers on Eastbound Teton Pass

The Wyoming Department of Transporation announced the closing of WYO 22 Teton Pass to eastbound trailer traffic. This closure is due to the topography, steep grade, and accident history of the pass. With the current closure of the vehicle arrestor system and winter storms already moving in, this trailer ban…

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Mack Union Employees on Strike

From six manufacturing facilities, almost 3,500 Mack Truck unioned employees have gone on strike. As negotiations are going on, the facilities in Maryland, Florida, and Pennsylvania are down employees. The striking workers are looking for better benefits packages and more pay. The president of Mack Trucks was hoping they could…


More Women Learning to Drive Trucks in Missouri

There are 23 learning how to drive trucks at the Truck Dynasty Driving Academy and eight of them are women. According to the academy, the number of female students has greatly increased when compared to previous years. It is also more empowering for women to have a woman instructor at…



Deadmau5 Turning Electric Tesla Semi into Mobile Studio

For his 2021 tour, DJ and music producer Deadmau5 is getting an electric Tesla Semi to turn into a moving music studio. The Tesla owner since 2015, would also like to make his tour bus electric. With an 80,000-pound capacity, there is a lot Deadmau5 could do with that amount…


Trucker Lingo and What They Really Mean to Say

Truckers, with their long-term usage of a CB radio, have developed their own language. It’s often used when dealing with hazards or the presence of law enforcement on the road. Here are some examples: Bumper Sticker – This is a vehicle that is tailgating. With their lack of vision directly…


Trucking Company Expanding in Ohio

Griffeth & Son Trucking is expanding its operations and adding 40 new jobs by the end of the year. It has purchased the former Heritage Plastics Building on Lisbon Street in Carrollton, Ohio, and will continue to grow its limestone hauling division, including a rail infrastructure. For this revitalization project,…


Louisiana Trucking Company Unveils Pink Fleet for Breast Cancer Awareness

John N. John, a family-owned transportation company out of Crowley, Louisiana, has launched a new, and very visible, campaign supporting breast cancer awareness. Unveiled at the beginning of October, breast cancer awareness month, the bright-pink fleet will be out on the roads raising awareness and money for this disease. Supported…


Minnesota Lacks Truck Parking

According to a study recently done by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, there are not enough truck parking spots to go around in Minnesota. With more than 26,000 truck trips around the state every day, there are only 4,846 available parking spots. MnDOT handles 14% off the available spaces while…


Rules Truckers Have to Follow

At any job, there are always going to be rules you have to follow but maybe don’t want to. Trucking, like all the others, is one of those jobs. Whether it’s common sense or some crazy backward rule, they still must be followed. When in an accident, for insurance purposes,…