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ATA's Graves Takes Aim at Republican Party as Part of the Challenges Faced by Trucking
ATA's Graves Takes Aim at Republican Party as Part of the Challenges Faced by Trucking

October 21, 2013
ORLANDO -- American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves said the industry continues to play a central role in the U.S. economy, despite the...

14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory
14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory

March 16, 2017
Come Dec. 17, the paper logbooks that truck drivers have been required to use to track their hours of work and rest since the 1930s will be history for...

In Search of Drivers
In Search of Drivers

November 1, 2015
In what could be the worst driver shortage ever, the industry is currently short about 35,000 truck drivers, and we’ll need nearly 240,000 additional...

Top 10 Reasons Drivers Leave

January 1, 2008
We spend a lot of time trying to attract drivers - but it may be even more important to pay attention to why drivers walk out the door.

Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers
Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers

July 13, 2015
A new Senate bill calls for truck drivers to be paid by the hour and would increase minimum insurance levels, mandate collision avoidance systems and speed...

Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks
Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks

July 15, 2015
While states are thinking of ways to fund highway infrastructure, Michigan is considering rolling back truck size and weight regulations.

Expanding the Driver Pool
Expanding the Driver Pool

March 1, 2015
In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways...

The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model
The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model

November 1, 2015
New guidance from the Department of Labor issued in July could pose a threat to the trucking industry's use of owner-operator drivers as independent...

Commentary: Lessons from an Election
Commentary: Lessons from an Election

December 15, 2016
Editor in chief Deborah Lockridge contemplates the lessons of the volatile 2016 presidential election and what the trucking industry can learn from it.

Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come
Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come

September 9, 2014
Driver turnover, a problem that has traditionally plagued longhaul, irregular-route truckload fleets, is now affecting every type of fleet in the industry –...

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