trucking industry

Truck Tonnage was Down in August

The For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index put out by the American Trucking Associations was down 5.6% in August. This is following the decline in July of 1.4%. According to the ATA’s Chief Economist, this shows that there is a surge in consumer loads, and industrial loads, the heavy ones, are lacking….


FMCSA’s New Commercial Driver Panel will Look at CMV Issues

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced its launching of a new panel of commercial motor vehicle drivers that will be joining the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. The new panel will be providing feedback regarding issues and initiatives that the commercial vehicle community has…


CTA Recognizes NFI as a Transportation Leader

The California Trucking Association has recognized NFI as a leading supply chain solutions provider. CTA’s Fleet Safety Awards recognizes those companies that have excellent safety programs throughout their business. NFI was awarded the Charlies Giles Memorial Award for Most Improved Fleet. They also ranked first in the Intermodal Over 2…



Oklahoma Truck Driving School has a Long Wait List

The trucking industry is looking for drivers, and the Arbuckle Truck Driving School in Tulsa, Oklahoma is doing their part to fix this problem. Recently, they’ve had quite a few people wanting to become commercial drivers and now there is a three-month waiting list to get in. There have been…



Trucking Through an Area Full of Fires

The air quality in Oregon, due to forest fires, is currently off the charts in some areas and incredibly toxic. For truck drivers, this means closed highways, costly delays, and a lack of fresh air to breathe. With businesses shut down, truckers have nowhere to go with their loads and…


Alabama Governor Honors State’s Truck Driver of the Year

All this week truck drivers around the country are being shown how much they are appreciated. Truck Driver Appreciation Week runs through Sept. 13-19. Rosko Craig of Silas, Alabama was recently named the Alabama Trucking Association’s Driver of the year and was honored by governor Ivey at the state Capitol….


ATA is Looking for Trucking Image Award Nominations

You can now put in a nomination for the American Trucking Association’s 2020 Mike Russell Trucking Image Award. This award is given to those in the trucking industry that has helped promote its image and reputation. This award got its start in 2007 and is given to an individual, a…


California Port of Entry Wait Times are Getting Longer

Normally, it takes around three hours to get through the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California, but lately, it’s taking up to eight hours. Last week, Tijuana traffic officials made some changes, causing the delays, forcing trucks to join long wait lines weaving their way through residential…