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Increased Truck Driver Pay Lowers Turnover Rates in 2018

ATA released its quarterly turnover rate numbers for the trucking industry, showing a decline of 11 percentage points in the third quarter for large truckload carriers. Increases to truck driver pay and a softening freight market were key to the lower turnover numbers.

Connecticut Eyes Truck-Only Tolls

Taking a cue from Rhode Island, neighboring Connecticut is signaling that it too will soon target heavy trucks at toll stations on highways in the state.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Soars 6.3% in October

After slowing at the end of the third quarter, truck freight surged in October, reflected in the American Trucking Associations’ Truck Tonnage Index, which rose 6.3% in October to 119.9 from September’s mark of 112.8.