Last year's Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award winner Gregg Softy, who served 28 years in the Army before beginning his second career at  Stevens Transport. Photo courtesy of Kenworth


Kenworth Donates T680 to Award Honoring Veterans Who Become Truckers

For the third consecutive year, Kenworth has donated a T680 Advantage to the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence program recognizing top rookie military veteran truck drivers.

Deborah Lockridge


Commentary: Money Is Not the Only Thing That Speaks to Truck Drivers

Pay is important, but oftentimes even more important are the things you do that make drivers feel valued and respected, observes Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

While fleets and truck drivers try to stay compliant are they actually doing anything to address driver fatigue? Photo:


How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

Don’t focus so much on hours of service compliance and electronic logging devices that you fail to address the underlying causes of truck driver fatigue.


Pass My Physical Streamlines DOT Medical Exam Process

Technology company Pass My Physical has launched a new platform aimed at streamlining the U.S Department of Transportation’s medical examination process for drivers.

FMCSA is granting an additional 90-day temporary waiver from the ELD rule for “agriculture-related transportation.” Photo: J.J. Keller


FMCSA Issues New 90-Day ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers

The FMCSA is granting an additional 90-day temporary waiver from the electronic logging rule for “agriculture-related transportation.” During that time period, the agency says it will also publish "final guidance" on both the agricultural air-mile exemption within the hours of service rule and on the use of the personal conveyance adjustment by all motor carriers operating under the ELD rule.

Photo: Geotab


Least-Traveled Roads Named in Each State

Alaska's Dalton Highway (State Route 11) has been named the most scenic and quiet route in the U.S., according to a new analysis from Geotab.


Lippert Adds Somnum Discovery Latex Foam Mattress

Lippert Components is bringing a new line of truck mattresses to market designed to exceed OE mattress standards and give drivers a mattress as good as the one they have at home.

XPO Logistics Cartage is being sued by three drivers who claim they were improperly classified as independent contractors instead of as employees. Photo: Port of Long Beach


Lawsuit Filed Against XPO Over Port Truck Driver Wages and Benefits

A lawsuit filed on behalf of three truck drivers against XPO Logistics Cartage in California alleges that they did not receive proper wages and benefits due to being classified as independent contractors instead of employees.


Hornady Transportation Offers Guaranteed Minimum Pay Program for Drivers

Hornady Transportation announced a new pay program offering its truck drivers a guaranteed weekly gross minimum pay.

Dot Transportation has announced a new pay increase for all of its drivers. Photo via Dot Transportation


Dot Transportation Offers Drivers Pay Increase

Dot Transportation says its fleetwide truck driver wage increase is the largest in company history.


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