Revenue increased 13% in the quarter as the company continued to experience growth with existing customers and added new customers. Operating costs were higher due to higher fuel
prices and enhancements made to driver pay and benefit programs.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a final rule that makes it easier for individuals with a stable insulin regimen and properly controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to become qualified to operate a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce.
Together, the new locations in Michigan and Wyoming add 182 truck parking spots and 155 new jobs to their communities.
USA Truck announced a pay raise for its regional Class A drivers that ups base pay and expands the long-term pay scale.
Tolls are increasing for commercial vehicles in Indiana to pay for an infrastructure project that includes major upgrades to roads.
Goodyear is accepting nominations for its Highway Hero Award, which honors truck drivers who have put themselves in harm’s way to help others.
Walmart is looking to add more highly qualified drivers for its private fleet and has announced a new $1,500 bonus for driver referrals as part of a plan that reportedly will double its spending on attracting and retaining drivers.
U.S. Xpress launched a college scholarship program for truck drivers and their families, covering the tuition costs of earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the Trump Administration praised the dedication of America’s truck drivers, thanking drivers for the hard work they do every day.
Trucking Moves America Forward plans to launch an advertising and digital campaign to thank truck drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week which takes place from Sept. 9-15, 2018.
Leading up to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and in conjunction with National Trucking Week in Canada, Volvo Trucks North America is rolling out a new film titled “The Movers,” a tribute to the men and women who literally move our world as professional truck driver.