Amazon has Teamed up with Women In Trucking

Amazon is the newest Gold Level Partner with the Women In Trucking Association. This partnership shows Amazon’s commitment to bringing awareness and educating others on the importance of diversity in the workplace. The director of Transportation at Amazon, Chris Heine, will be on the WIT Board of Directors. Click the…


Scales can Keep Your Truck Safe

Truck scales are not just there to make sure your truck weighs exactly what you think it weighs, they provide a level of security and protection for you, those around you, and your truck and trailer. When a load weighs too much or is loaded unevenly there is a high…


Florida College is Adding New Truckers to the Industry

There is a demand for truck drivers out there and Marion Technical College out of Marion County, Florida is doing its part to fill the need. Students are learning the skills needed to become professional truck drivers. A simulator is used to teach students the hazards that can occur out…


The U.S. DOT Warns Truckers About CBD

The United States Department of Transportation is letting truckers know that the Food ad Drug Administration does not certify how much THC is in CBD. Even though a label states that there is a very small amount of THC (the ingredient in marijuana that causes hallucinations) in some CBD products,…


Daimler Trucks is Stepping up the Electric Truck Infrastructure

Daimler Trucks & Buses has announced its launching of the eTruck Charging Initiative. The E-Mobility Group is bringing together customers, power workers, manufacturers of charging hardware and anyone else within this new business to promote a shared infrastructure for this upcoming eTruck boom. The participants in the group are hoping…



ATRI Tells us Where the Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks are

The American Transportation Research Institute has put out a list of the Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks in the country for 2020. Since 2002, ATRI has been collecting data at specific locations by way of truck GPS to compile a dataset of freight movement on our nation’s highways. This data can…


TravelCenters of America Receives TAT Champion Award

TravelCenters of America has been given Truckers Against Trafficking’s Champion Award in the Organization category. This award recognizes TAT’s partners whose efforts and actions follow through with ending human trafficking. Some of the work TravelCenters did for this cause included raising over $110,000 in 2019 and continuing to raise money…


ATA says Truck Tonnage Rose in January

The advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage report put out by the American Trucking Associations rose 0.1% in January. With the rise of 0.5% in December, this 0.6% total over two months is a good sign. Yet, even with these short gains, it is still down 1.8% since July 2019….