‘Trucking Jobs’ Category

What’s On the Horizon for Trucks and Fleets of the Future?

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

The Technology and Maintenance Council, known as the TMC, just finished their annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, and as always, they talked about truck and fleet trends. This years big topic was about future trucks and what to look for on the horizon, and you can check out the Future Truck Committee at the provided […]

Wanted: 5.6 Million New Truck Drivers

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Here is a strange fact for all of you semi truck drivers out there. At 5.6 percent unemployment, the United States has one of the lowest unemployment rates in decades. Now, say what you will about any political party candidate, and in this election year that might be pretty important, but America is certainly on […]

Trucking Trends Trucker to Trucker is Watching for 2016

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Some trucking trends in trucking news as we surge towards March of 2016. These little news items, while not earth shaking, are something to keep watching, some of which are very important to the powers that be. Here are a few things to think about. How Low can it Go We are talking about diesel […]

Will Amazon’s Foray Into Delivery Change the Face of Trucking and Logistics?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

In the latest trucking news, Amazon’s foray really doesn’t have much to do with trucking news at all. At least for the time being. But you may want to keep your ears perked up, especially you owner/operators out there, and those companies that have a regular package delivery service. Here Comes Amazon The Internet retail […]

Are You Prepared for the Next Snow Storm?

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

The one thing that can be said about truckers is that they also live by the creed of the mail man or woman: “Neither rain nor snow, nor sleet nor dark of night shall stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” If that doesn’t sum up a trucker, than I don’t […]

Getting a Commercial Truck Driving License in Pennsylvania Got a Little Harder

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

We are always trying to bring you the latest in semi truck driver news, and here’s is something that may be a bit interesting, especially if you are from the Pennsylvania area. Back in 2011, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandated that commercial truck drivers pass a more comprehensive set of road test requirements, […]

Are You an Employee or Independent Contractor – Case Study

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Hey truckers, the latest in truck driver news asks if you are an employee of a trucking company or if you are an independent contractor. Although you may think you know the difference, or may be labeled as one or the other, it pays to find out where you really stand. This is one of […]

Fed Eyes Law Change Allowing Under 21 Year Old Interstate Truck Drivers

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

It is well known that many truck drivers are old-timers. Many trucking industry news sources report that as they retire, there are few young people eager to take their place. According to a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 79 percent of U.S. companies claim they are having a tough time […]

ATA Predicts Increase to Trucker’s Pay Due to Driver Shortage

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Once again, truck driver wages are in the semi truck driver news. With the prediction that over 175,000 driving jobs are going tom open up over the course of the next 10 years, the trucking industry is beginning to increase drivers pay to lure more people into the world of truck driving. Median Income The […]

Women Step Up to Fill the Gap in the Truck Driver Shortage

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

There is no doubt that the trucking industry is an equal opportunity employer. But one of the strangest things about the business is that it is a male dominated one. That probably makes sense to the average person because they think that trucking is a heavy-duty activity, lots of muscle to turn a big rig, […]