BLS cites lack of pay – not drivers – as cause for driver shortage

According to article in and its author John Gallagher – “Low wages may be more responsible for high driver turnover than a lack of qualified workers to supply the trucking […]

Truckers arrested for police chase, drugs and immigrants smuggling

According to article in “Several truck drivers have recently been involved in highway incidents, including drug busts, a multi-state police chase and human smuggling”. Read full story […]

Truckers helping with Midwest flood recovery, but more needed

“Historic flooding continues to devastate the Midwest, drowning cities and small towns along the Missouri River. Everyday needs like clean water, food and personal hygiene products […]

No evidence of drivers shortage according to Dep. of Labor

According to article in and its author James Jaillet  Department of Labor study concluded there is no truck drivers shortage in U.S. “A lengthy study recently published by the […]

Shippers return to their old ways of detention as carrier compliance increases

According to article in  and its author Zach Strickland “After a period of attempting to improve detention times with carriers, they appear to be falling into the old […]

Michigan roadside drug testing pilot to expand statewide this fall

“A pilot program that allowed specially-trained Michigan State Police troopers to conduct roadside drug tests on suspected impaired drivers will soon be expanded from five counties […]

Two injured after truck tanker explosion in LA

According to article in   – “A tanker truck leaking gasoline caught fire and caused an explosion that injured two people and sent up a huge plume […]

FMCSA will use ELD data to amend HOS rules

According to article from and its author Emma Cosgrove : Data from ELDs are informing the hours of service (HOS) rule review in process, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) […]

Interstate speed limits could increase to 75 in parts of West Virginia

According to article in and its author Matt Cole , “Lawmakers in West Virginia this month passed a resolution that gives the state’s transportation secretary the ability to […]