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Beacon Transport unveils new driver incentives

Alice Deters

Beacon Transport, a Nashville-based irregular route truckload carrier, has announced that it has enhanced its driver incentive programs to honor the hard work of its drivers.  The company announced a pay scale increase that will go into effect this Saturday, November 1st. This will be a 9 percent … read more

Celadon Announces Acquisition of A&S Services Group

Holley Young

Celadon Group announced on Monday the acquisition of A&S Services Group, a regional for-hire and dedicated truckload carrier. Based in New Freedom, Pennsylvania, A&S provides dry van transportation services to mainly the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. In addition, A&S offers … read more

Drivers’ heroics earn them highway wings

Brooke Wisdom

Two more professional truck drivers have added their names to the ranks of TCA’s (Truckload Carriers Association) Highway Angels for their heroic actions in helping others on our nation’s highways. One trucker attributes his selfless acts to instinct, while the other says her rescue efforts came… read more

Interstate Distributor Offers Maintenance Program

Jessica Holt

 Interstate Distributor is a trucking company based in Tacoma, Washington and has just launched its new Maintenance Support program for Owner Operators and Lease Purchase drivers. Interstate Distributor has seen a good year as it continues to expand its operations, divisions, and consumer service … read more

CVSA celebrates Operation Safe Driver Week

Alice Deters

It’s Operation Safe Driver Week! For the rest of the week, law enforcement agencies across North America will focus on doing their part to help reduce the number of drivers killed in large truck and bus crashes. During the week of October 19-25, law enforcement will be stepping up their traffic … read more

Logger of the Year Will Cut Capitol Christmas Tree

Jessica Holt

One of America’s greatest traditions is the cutting and lighting of the United States Capitol Christmas Tree. For those that don’t know the history of the tree, it has been placed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for the past 50 years. The tree is transported by the U.S. … read more

Medical examiners to appear at truck stops

Brooke Wisdom

Truck Stop (TS) Health Care announced Sept. 23 that it will be setting up FMCSA-approved (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) medical examiners in truck stops throughout the U.S. and Canada. TS Health Care is a new company planning to provide on-site DOT physicals to CDL drivers at truck … read more

Memphis focuses on trucking

Taylor Brodie

Located along the Mississippi River, Memphis, Tennessee was destined to becoming a transportation-oriented city. First settled by Native Americans, Memphis was built on bluffs, cliff like banks, which supported the city from flooding. Andrew Jackson, future United States President, along with two … read more

Drivers clean up with Pilot Flying J’s new promo

Alice Deters

Pilot Flying J is known for treating its customers right. Keeping in line with this idea, Pilot Flying J has announced that it will be offering free daily showers to all drivers who pump more than 500 gallons of fuel in a month. In addition, the company is also extending shower expiration days for … read more

DUDAD provides solution to driver fatigue

Alice Deters

Down time and driver fatigue continue to be some of the most controversial, problematic, news-worthy issues relating to the trucking industry. Luckily, one driver’s new invention presents a simple solution to improve both issues. The DUDAD device, designed by truck driver Chris Barbeau, promises … read more

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