Worker Deaths Fall in 2012, Trucking Still has High Fatality Rate
A preliminary total of 4,383 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2012, down from a revised count of 4,693 fatal work injuries in 2011, acc...
Several States Waiving Trucking Rules for Fuel Shipments
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving mainl...
Odessa Woman Wins $600,000 Verdict in Sex Discrimination Case Against UPS
A federal court jury in Midland, Texas, awarded a $600,000 verdict against UPS in a sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by a former driver.
Vnomics Now Offers Driver Coaching Tool as Stand-Alone
Vnomics announced that its driver coaching system, which analyzes each vehicle's performance to identify the potential mpg then coaches drivers in the cab to he...
When Your Research Lab is a Truck Cab
Despite an increasing amount of research about trucking from the ivory towers of academia, few researchers ever experience what life is like on the road. Howeve...
United Road Services Acquires Waggoners' Auto Transport Division
United Road Services and its owner, Charlesbank Capital Partners, have purchased the Auto Transport Division of Waggoners Trucking.
Truck Driver Input Wanted for Survey about CSA Impacts
The American Transportation Research Institute, a non-profit trucking research organization, has launched its third annual commercial driver survey to identify ...
Treating drivers right keeps Nussbaum driver turnover low
How does a trucking company with a 500-plus-mile average length of haul keep its driver turnover down around 30% when the industry average is over 100%
YRC Worldwide Successfully Closes $300 Million Debt Reduction
Trucking company parent YRC Worldwide has successfully completed a series of transactions that will cut its debt by approximately $300 million.
Nearly $2 Million in Pension Benefits Returned to 515 Truckers
An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division resulted in the restoration of $1,979,779 in 401(k) pension benefits to 515 drivers wo...