In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of state and local governments have issued orders restricting public gatherings and even told residents to "shelter in place." Trucking, defined as essential by the federal government, is not subject to these orders.
March 23, 2020
Drivers say life is a strange new mixture of both good and bad as they keep their trucks rolling to move critical freight during the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 20, 2020
Pennsylvania's abrupt closure earlier this week of all of its roadside rest areas in response to the Coronavirus outbreak drew an outcry from trucking. Now, the state will reopen some areas along busy interstate routes.
March 18, 2020
Truck stops around the country are taking measures to ensure cleanliness and sanitation during the Coronavirus outbreak and keep truckers rolling with vital supplies and consumer goods.
March 17, 2020
As an increasingly aware United States mobilizes to contain the spread the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the trucking industry is uniquely positioned to help in the containment effort – or to spreading the disease.
March 12, 2020
Driving a truck can be a lonely, stressful job. But no driver has to be completely isolated in the age of social media. Facebook, in particular, can be a powerful tool in making drivers feel like they’re part of a team and connected to family and friends even on the road.
July 12, 2019
Many executives fear social media because of the damage an irate poster can inflict. But if handled properly, even bad posts can be a good thing for your fleet. (Part of a three-part series on how fleets can use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers.)
July 3, 2019