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March 29, 2018

Impact of Full ELD Enforcement: ‘A Firehose of Violations’

Not just the illegally unprepared may feel the shock starting April 1, when full enforcement of the electronic logging device rule kicks in. That’s because everyone required to operate with an ELD will face “a firehose of violations” issued roadside by law enforcement, predicts Steve Bryan, president of Vigillo.

March 27, 2018

Bison Transport, Central Oregon Truck Company Win TCA Best Fleets to Drive For

Central Oregon Truck Company and Bison Transport have been named the overall winners of the annual 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For contest, put on by the Truckload Carriers Association and its partner CarriersEdge.

March 27, 2018

Netradyne RiskMap Identifies Risks on Specific Routes

Netradyne has announced a new feature for analyzing driver risks based on the route called Driveri RiskMap, allowing fleet managers to visualize a more complete picture of fleet behavior.

March 26, 2018

FMCSA Chief: Agency ‘Open to Ideas’ on Improving Safety

Federal Motor Carrier Safety administrator Raymond Martinez spoke at the TCA annual convention saying right off the bat that the FMCSA does not have a monopoly on safety and explained that the agency he’s helmed for just shy of a month “needs to remain open to ideas other may have” on how to improve highway safety.

March 9, 2018

FMCSA Administrator to Speak at TCA Annual Convention

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez will give an address at the 80th Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention in March.

January 30, 2018

Truckload Carriers Association Names 20 Best Fleets to Drive For

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in 2018, recognizing these fleets for providing exemplary work environments for their truck drivers and independent contractors.

December 15, 2017

What ELD Enforcement Could Look Like on Day 1

The electronic logging device rule takes effect on Dec. 18, but many fleets and drivers may not be compliant with it in time. So, what will enforcement look like for them?

November 1, 2017

TCA Program to Teach Carriers About Insurance

The Truckload Carriers Association and the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation launched a certification program dedicated to improving insurance performance, called the Motor Carrier Insurance Risk Management Program.

September 11, 2017

Florida Truck Driver Helps Save Unresponsive Man

David Miller saw a man fall on the floor, unresponsive. The driver performed CPR until emergency medical services arrived, helping save the man's life.

September 5, 2017

Nominations Open for 10th Annual Best Fleets to Drive For Contest

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are once again seeking nominations for the 10th annual Best Fleets to Drive For, a list of companies that are honored for focusing on workplace culture and commitment to drivers.

September 1, 2017

Christopher Burruss, Former TCA President, Joins Blue Tree Systems

Transportation telematics provider Blue Tree Systems has appointed Christopher Burruss, former president of the Truckload Carriers Association, to its North American sales team.

July 6, 2017

TCA Launches Profitability Program

The Truckload Carriers Association has launched the TCA Profitability Program, designed to help carriers increase profitability and lower risk profiles.

May 9, 2017

TCA’s Deborah Sparks Joins Wreaths Across America

Deborah Sparks, vice president of development for the Truckload Carriers Association, has announced that she will leave the organization to oversee strategic development and logistics for Wreaths Across America.

April 28, 2017

Mother Searches for Trucker who Tried to Save her Daughter

The tragic death of a young woman in Oklahoma has led a grieving mother to search for a truck driver who stopped to try and save her daughter.

April 3, 2017

Grand Island Express, Bison Transport Win TCA Best Fleets to Drive For

Grand Island Express and Bison Transport were the overall winners of the Truckload Carriers Association’s 2017 Best Fleets to Drive For contest and survey in the small and large fleet categories, respectively.

March 28, 2017

Bison Transport’s Penner to Head Truckload Carriers Association

The Truckload Carriers Association has named Bison Transport President and CEO Rob Penner as the group’s 2017-18 chairman.

March 27, 2017

Highway Angel of the Year Rescued Driver Stranded in Flood

Melton Truck Lines driver Daniel Sieczkarski of Rochester, N.Y., has been named the 2016 Highway Angel for his efforts to save a stranded fellow driver from rising floodwaters last year.

February 10, 2017

Quick-Thinking Highway Angel Saves Stricken Driver

The quick thinking and actions of Highway Angel David Webb saved the life of a dump truck driver suffering from heart failure on a Washington State highway.

February 8, 2017

The Twin 33s Idea Returns. Will It Fly This Time?

A pair of longer pups would haul more than two 28-footers, so LTL carriers and shippers are in favor. But truckload carriers still want no part of them.

February 7, 2017

TCA Launches Accreditation Program to Foster Professional Development

The Truckload Carriers Association has launched an accreditation initiative for truckload carriers to foster professional development to help carriers attract new people and create career paths as a retention tool.

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