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November 4, 2014

Unsung Documentary Series: Baker Trucking

Tommy Baker, an undrafted amateur hockey player, is poised to take over his father's trucking business, Baker Trucking, but his Father Billy isn't sure if he's cut out for it. 

This video is part of Shell Rotella's Unsung documentary series that tells stories of unsung heroes and how their work and lifestyles are intertwined. 

June 19, 2014

Court Upholds Firing of Alcoholic Truck Driver

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.

June 19, 2014

NTSB: Trucker in Tracy Morgan Crash Was Speeding

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report of its investigation into the June 7 truck crash that severely injured celebrity Tracy Morgan along with killing one person, showing the truck driver was traveling well beyond the posted speed limit.

June 19, 2014

Attorney Warns Change in Florida Law Places CDLs at Greater Risk

A Florida attorney is warning truck driver commercial licenses have been placed at further risk due to a change in Florida law.

June 18, 2014

Trucker Named OOIDA Regulatory Affairs Director

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said Tuesday that longtime trucker and owner-operator Scott Grenerth has joined OOIDA as Director of Regulatory Affairs.

March 26, 2013

Jury Awards $58.5 Million in Fatal Truck Crash Lawsuit

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.

September 1, 2007

Return To Limbo

A federal court's rejection of key provisions of driver hours of service rule throws the trucking industry into a too familiar regulatory quagmire.

April 1, 2007

New faces Behind The Wheel

Truck drivers have traditionally been mostly white males, but a growing need for drivers and a changing population means that notion must change.

April 1, 2007

The Driver Debacle

Trucks are already parked because there are not enough drivers to move them. Labor analysts warn that in a few years the driver crisis will be worse – much worse. This series will give you tools to cope.

June 1, 2006

Trucking's 'Other' Problem

Finding drivers will get harder. How about taking the 'easy' way out?

May 1, 2006

Knights Of The Road: They're Still With Us

Four professionals show the world that doing the right thing is the right thing.

February 1, 2006

Safety Belt Non-Use: Let's Stop The Silliness

Truck drivers aren't getting the message, and it's costing lives – theirs.

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