July 1, 2016 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has named Bob Wyatt of Schneider, its 2016 International Driver Excellence Award winner.
Tags: Driver Safety, Truck Drivers, Awards, CVSA
March 10, 2016 - Industry News
Prime truck driver Josh Grimaldi has been named the Highway Angel of the Year for helping a woman escape her crushed vehicle.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Awards, TCA, TCA Highway Angel
February 24, 2016 - Industry News
Goodyear Tire & Rubber will announce the winner of the 33rd Goodyear Highway Hero Award on March 31, at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Driver Safety, Truck Drivers, Awards, Goodyear Highway Hero
January 26, 2016 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have announced the 2016 Best Fleets to Drive For, a listing 20 for-hire trucking companies deemed to be outstanding workplace experiences for employees and truck drivers.
Tags: Truck Drivers, TCA, Best Fleets to Drive For, CarriersEdge
January 20, 2016 - Industry News
Truck driver Steve Elliot of Phenix City, Ala., has been named a Highway Angel by the TCA for helping a woman search for her missing baby after she crashed her car into a creek.
Tags: Accidents, Truck Drivers, TCA, TCA Highway Angel
January 13, 2016 - Industry News
The new rule prohibiting acts of coercion aimed at compelling truck drivers to violate federal safety regulations takes effect on Jan. 29.
Tags: FMCSA, Truck Drivers, Driver Coercion
November 5, 2015 - Industry News
James Hylan Grise of Walmart Transportation in Hopkinsville, Ky., has been presented with the National Driver of the Year Award by the American Trucking Associations.
Tags: ATA, Truck Drivers, Awards
October 18, 2015 - Industry News
PHILADELPHIA -- Fastport Inc., a job placement service active in an industry effort to hire military veterans for driver positions, has embarked on a retention campaign,
Tags: American Trucking Associations, Truck Drivers, Driver Shortage, OOIDA, TCA
September 24, 2015 - Industry News
Jason Levreault of Manitoba, Canada and Josh Elmore of Lincolnton, N.C., are the most recent truckers recognized for their helpful acts in dangerous situations.
Tags: Truck Drivers, TCA, TCA Highway Angel
September 22, 2015 - Industry News
Fatal work-related injuries to commercial truck drivers last year reached their highest level in six years, per a summary of preliminary results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2014 just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Tags: Truck Drivers, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Truck Driver Safety
March 11, 2015 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association and Carriers Edge announced the overall winners of the 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest at the TCA Annual Convention in Kissimmee, Fla.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Awards, TCA, Best Fleets to Drive For, CarriersEdge
February 25, 2015 - Industry News
Women In Trucking will begin work on a system to track the number of women serving in the trucking industry with the help of the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Memphis.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Women in Trucking, Women Drivers
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared a Mitchell, South Dakota-based trucking company and its owner-driver to be imminent hazards to public safety and ordered both to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate commercial operations.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, Truck Drivers, Safety & Compliance, South Dakota
January 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association and the driver training company CarriersEdge have selected 20 trucking companies from across North America as top fleets in the Best Fleets to Drive For competition.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Competition, TCA, Best Fleets to Drive For, CarriersEdge, Truckload Carriers Association
January 22, 2015 - Industry News
A day after announcing truck drivers at one FedEx Freight facility voted against representation by the Teamsters union, the company said Thursday another did the same.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx Freight
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union has lost another vote in its recent efforts to organize more drivers at FedEx Freight.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Truck Drivers, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx Freight
January 19, 2015 - Industry News
Werner Enterprises announced that it has hired more than 5,100 veterans in the last three years, surpassing a pledge it made in 2012 to hire 1,000 veterans per year for the next five years.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Veterans, Werner Enterprises, Hiring Veterans
June 19, 2014 - Industry News
Lawyers for Sakari Jarvela claimed the company violated the Americans With Disabilities Act and other federal law, after he was diagnosed with alcoholism in 2010.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, Truck Drivers, Safety & Compliance, Crete Carrier Corp.
A Florida attorney is warning truck driver commercial licenses have been placed at further risk due to a change in Florida law.
Tags: Florida, Truck Drivers, Commercial Driver's License, Litigation
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said Tuesday that longtime trucker and owner-operator Scott Grenerth has joined OOIDA as Director of Regulatory Affairs.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, Truck Drivers, OOIDA, Owner-Operators
March 26, 2013 - Industry News
A jury in a Santa Fe, N.M. district court has awarded what’s believed to be one of the largest judgments in state history in a lawsuit stemming from a March 2010 crash involving a tractor-trailer that left one four-wheeler dead.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Lawsuits, Fatal Accidents, New Mexico
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