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Senate reaches for more natural gas trucks

Brooke Wisdom

A proposed bill in the Senate aims to allow natural gas powered trucks to compete with their diesel engine counterparts by giving them an exemption to federal truck weight standards. The bipartisan bill, introduced by U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) on July 31 is … read more

Vanquish Worldwide Moves to Domestic Trucking

Jessica Holt

Vanquish Worldwide is known for its provision of reconstruction material and wide range of services and solutions around the world. Vanquish has recently made the decision to move to domestic trucking after many years of joint work with Afghanistan and the United States trucking industry has another… read more

Wreaths Across America team with Women in Trucking

Caitlin White

In 1992 Worcester Wreath found themselves with a surplus of leftover wreaths and Morrill Worcester decided to honor veterans by sending them to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia to be laid on graves of fallen soldiers. Now each year Wreaths Across America (WAA), a non-profit … read more

Truck safety addressed at Senate hearing

Brooke Wisdom

A panel that included representatives from the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) along with Anne Ferro, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), met with a subcommittee of … read more

TMAF says “High-5 and Show Your Pride” at GATS

Alice Deters

The countdown to GATS is entering the final stretch, and the Trucking Moves America Forward movement has announced an exciting program that they plan to debut during the Great American Trucking Show. The “High-5 and Show Your Pride” campaign, which will make its debut on August 20, encourages … read more

Technology moves into the truck, some drivers out

Tom Kelley

Telogis Logs On With Volvo Trucks One of the biggest obstacles most fleets face when adopting on-board telematics hardware to their trucks is integrating the aftermarket electronic gear successfully with the electronic systems installed at the factory. Many fleets have run limited tests of the … read more

Pull up a seat at GATS

Jessica Holt

This year’s Great American Trucking Show is really stepping up its game with featured contests for the drivers who attend. Truck drivers visiting this year’s show will have the chance to purchase a top of the line truck seat from Seat Specialists, all the while supporting the Women In … read more

Truckers Against Trafficking rolls in new display at GATS

Alice Deters

This year’s Great American Trucking Show is just around the corner, and Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) has an exciting new program that will make its debut on the truck show’s first day. The Freedom Drivers Project is a one-of-a-kind mobile exhibit that TAT plans to use to educate members of… read more

Safety at FedEx proven by 138 NTDC contestants

Holley Young

With nearly a third of the drivers in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) representing FedEx, the company is setting the bar high. This year, the international shipping company is sending 138 drivers from 48 states to Pittsburgh to compete August 14-16. Collectively, the drivers will be… read more

Community Colleges Offer New CDL Programs

Jessica Holt

When it comes to a career in truck driving many people hesitate because of the training process. Some think that the training period is too extensive, the cost is too high and that there is not enough one on one training. Well drivers, hold your gears because there are many community college across … read more

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