More Bridges that Truckers Just Don’t Like

The Confederation Bridge spans eight miles across the Abegweit Passage and is Canada’s longest bridge. It connects Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick and is over ice-covered water at times. On windy days the bridge will be closed to truckers over long periods of time. The Verranzzano-Narrows Bridges is a…


Truckers are Still Having a Tough Time During this Pandemic

Even though they are have been recognized as essential workers throughout this pandemic, Canadian truckers are finding it hard to continue on as their basic needs are not being met. There are many bathrooms that have remained closed, leaving truckers out in the cold to hunt down other open sanitary…


North Carolina Community College is Fixing the Driver Shortage

The people at the Guilford Technical Community College near Greensboro, North Carolina are doing their part to put truckers behind the wheel of commercial vehicles. With the pandemic going on all around us and shelves being empty, there is a need out there for more truckers to help get supplies…


CVSA Doesn’t Want any Delays on COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has posted a bulletin asking for commercial vehicles carrying vaccine shipments to not be deterred or detained. The COVID-19 vaccine is kept cold using dry ice and the CVSA is asking commercial motor vehicle inspectors to not hold up these vehicles unless there is an…


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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Resigns

Following the current events at our nation’s Capitol, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has resigned. She was deeply troubled by the events that occurred at the Capitol building and can’t ignore what is currently going on in Washington. Her resignation goes into effect today and the department’s general counsel will be…


Here’s Some Info if you are Thinking of Becoming a Trucker

Want to join the exciting world of truck driving? Here are some things to know before jumping into the driver’s seat. Trucking companies are looking for good drivers. If you’ve got a clean record, you are pretty much good to go. It’s always smart to be a safe and smart…



Southern Tire Mart is Teaming up with Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J and Southern Tire Mart are teaming up to offer truckers and fleets the best commercial vehicle maintenance to help keep our trucks rolling. Southern Tire Mart has assumed management of the current 35 Pilot Flying J Truck Care maintenance facilities with plans to open 100 more locations…


2021 Best Fleets to Drive for

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have announced the 2021 Best Fleets to Drive for. These trucking companies are being recognized for having excellent working environments for truck drivers and their employees. To be considered for this title companies have to be operating at least 10 trucks and be nominated…


Class 8 Truck Orders Almost Sets Record High in December

According to ACT Research, early numbers for net orders of Class 8 trucks in December 2020 shows the fourth highest number in history. With net orders of 50,900 units, even with a 2% drop from November, these numbers are a 153% improvement from December 2019. This is good news for…