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Cargo Thieves Steal from Truckers, Consumers

Tuesday, Oct 29 2013

What are you going to do to make sure your load doesn’t get included in the 35 billion dollar a year loss created from cargo theft? It could happen to the trucker who just runs in the truck stop for a Redbull, or the warehouse who hooks their cargo to ... read more

Roehl Transport Seeks More Drivers

Monday, Oct 28 2013

Attention truckers: Are you looking for a driving job where success is well within reach, and where your hard work is acknowledged and reimbursed accordingly? Well then you will definitely want to consider a job with Roehl Transport, headquartered out of Marshfield, Wisconsin. Roehl is currently looking for qualified drivers ... read more

OOIDA challenges New York's fees

Friday, Oct 25 2013

Since January, owner-operators driving out-of-state trucks in New York are now required to pay registration fees to the state of New York. The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is challenging the constitutionality of that regulation in a class action lawsuit filed against the New York State Department of Taxation ... read more

FedEx brings holiday hiring cheer for 2013

Monday, Oct 21 2013

The holiday season is upon us, the time of year when purchasing for Christmas becomes a challenged task for most. What better way to start the season right than becoming a part of the FedEx family? FedEx Corporation announced earlier this month that the company is going to double last ... read more

FST Express files latest post-settlement suit against Pilot Flying J

Friday, Oct 18 2013

Columbus, Ohio-based carrier FST Express is suing truck stop giant Pilot Flying J claiming to have lost more than $75,000 amid allegations that the truck stop giant carried on an intentional and systematic fuel rebate scheme that was brought to light by a federal investigation in April of this year. By ... read more

Truckers Ride gets Colbert Treatment

Thursday, Oct 10 2013

Truckers Ride for the Constitution has been gaining an overwhelming number of followers since its inception in mid-September. Currently, the Facebook page has over 120 thousand likes and a projected 3000 people should be in DC this weekend for the protest. The movement, created by Zeeda Andrews, has taken on a few ... read more

CRST Expedited increases driver pay

Thursday, Oct 10 2013

Drivers for CRST Expedited got some good news last week. They will all be receiving an increase in pay. They can thank CRST Expedited’s decision to invest $10 million in retaining current drivers and recruiting new ones. The jump in pay goes for new drivers as well as existing drivers ... read more

Butler Transport drives quality

Monday, Oct 7 2013

Butler Transport began in the late 1980s in Kansas City, Kansas. Over the last twenty-five years, the company has built a reputation of providing their customers (new and old) with the highest quality, dependable transportation service a trucking company can offer. Butler’s commitment to their customers allows the company, ... read more

Walmart Driver Reaches 4 Million Safe Miles

Thursday, Oct 3 2013

It’s not everyday Walmart gets to celebrate a driver reaching 4 million safe miles. In fact, it’s only happened once in their entire history. Warren Greeno became Walmart’s first driver to reach this major accomplishment and earned quite the celebration. On September 21st, at the end of National ... read more

FMCSA shuts down TX trucking company

Tuesday, Oct 1 2013

On August 12, 2013, a driver for Laredo, Texas-based REDCO Transport crashed into a motor vehicle that was parked on the shoulder of the road. The accident caused three fatalities, including the truck driver's. The subsequent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) investigation resulted in an order for REDCO to immediately cease ... read more