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Interstate Distributor answers WAA call

Alice Deters

Last weekend, on National Wreaths Across America Day, volunteers worked to lay remembrance wreaths upon the graves of veterans across the nation. Of course, the event would not have been made possible without not only those who laid the wreaths on the graves, but also the many truckers who donated … read more

Trucking industry succeeds in getting Congress to roll back HOS restart rules

Brooke Wisdom

Many in the trucking industry got some good news over the weekend when the House and Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending measure, which will fund the government through September and eliminate a partial government shutdown. The reason those in the trucking industry were so happy about the … read more

FMCSA seeking feedback on minimum levels of liability insurance for carriers

Alice Deters

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is asking fleets and owner-operators for their input on just how much financial responsibility – or liability insurance – they should be required to carry to cover the costs of truck-involved crashes. Before making any changes, though, the … read more

Chevron Welcomes Safe Drivers into Million Mile Club

Jessica Holt

Chevron Products Company announced the eight honored truck drivers who are the inductees for the Chevron Delo Million Mile Club for November 2014 by Red Eye Radio. The Chevron Delo program originated in 1992 and is now considered one of the most prominent honors a truck driver can be awarded. The … read more

Prime, Inc. releases driver health info

Alice Deters

Prime, Inc., a leading refrigerated, flatbed and tanker trucking company, recently released the preliminary results of their Driver Body Composition Study. The study was an effort by the company to promote healthy lifestyles and wellness among truck drivers nationwide. According to a NIOSH study … read more

Wreaths Across America seeking 20 more truckers

Alice Deters

The Holiday season is all about giving back, and it’s not too late to do just that by helping out Wreaths Across America.  Wreaths Across America still needs your help to secure the total number of trucks needed to haul remembrance wreaths to veterans cemeteries across the nation this holiday … read more

Truckers Give and Receive this Holiday Season

Jessica Holt

Pleasant Trucking’s Make-A-Wish convoy is available to the Make-A-Wish children. As America enters into the holiday season full swing, it is important not to forget those in need during the most wonderful time of the year. The hardworking truck drivers at Pleasant Trucking are making a … read more

PrePass reaches service milestone

Alice Deters

If you’re a trucker, you’re more than likely aware of the PrePass® weigh station bypass, or one of the many other truck safety and efficiency services developed by HELP,Inc. On Tuesday, HELP, Inc. announced that its signature PrePass bypass solution is now serving over 40,000 qualified … read more

FreightWatch International releases cargo theft stats

Brooke Wisdom

Although the volume of cargo thefts in the United States declined by 20 percent in the third quarter of 2014, the loss value of those thefts increased by 104 percent, reveals the latest cargo theft trend report by FreightWatch International. FreightWatch International further reports that the … read more

Hearn Trucking: Inspiring story of success

Alice Deters

In recent years, the name Hearn Trucking has been synonymous with success. The privately owned trucking company out of Weatherford, Texas has been the recipient of the Midcontinent Kenworth Trucks Trucking Company of the Year award for the past two years. An impressive feat for any company, Hearn … read more

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