Advice to Avoid Trucker Burnout

Sometimes experiencing dread or anxiety because of your job can be a normal thing. Yet, according to the Mayo Clinic, burnout is a different kind of work-related stress. It can lead to depression, pain, and stressors that affect your life and those around you. When it comes to being a…

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Inmates in South Carolina are Earning a CDL

The Lieber Correctional Institution in Charleston County, South Carolina, has inmates who are earning their CDL by “driving” on the open road. In an effort to push the state’s reentry project for inmates the SCDS Director Bryan Stirling brought in a truck simulator to teach the inmates about trucking. The…


Love’s is Expanding

The year 2020 is going to be an expansive one for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. They have announced that they will be opening up to 40 stores, adding about 3,000 parking spaces, and have 2,500 more jobs available. With these additions around the country, they also plan on…


ATA Applauds USMCA Ratification

The American Trucking Associations has commended Congress and the Trump administration for the ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This agreement is setting the stage for better trade practices between our three countries. It is projected to increase U.S. exports through our North and South borders by a combined $33 billion…



Hero Truck Driver Saves Woman from Burning Car

A British truck driver was awarded with an East Midlands Ambulance Service Bravery Award for saving a woman’s life. John Rastrick, a truck driver from Chesterfield, was witness to a car crash in front of him where one of the cars burst into flame. Rastrick parked his truck and ran…


Pilot Flying J is Teaming up with CVS Health

Pilot Flying J has a commitment to make sure the professional drivers that come through its doors are taken care of. They are now teaming up with CVS Health to help those truckers further manage their health. Inside 50 travel center locations across the U.S., truckers will find kiosks of…


Trucker Call to Action in Wyoming

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association as put out a call to action regarding the possible legislation regarding tolling I-80 in Wyoming. The OOIDA is opposed to toll roads and would use legal action if necessary. They did recommend a small increase in the state fuel tax to help take care…


New Jersey Classroom gets Supplies from J.B. Hunt

A first-grade class at Kipp Seek Academy in Newark, New Jersey won $1,000 worth of school supplies for their classroom. Jihad Simmons, a driver for J.B. Hunt, entered into the company’s “Adopt-a-Class” contest and won. Simmons had to write an essay explaining why his daughter’s class deserved to win the…