‘Trucking News’ Category

Extra Long Trailers, the Future Looms “Large”

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

One of the truck and fleet trends that has been bouncing around the federal legislature, is the “Twin 33” semi trailers. As I’m sure you know, this is a coupled pair of 33 foot trailers that have 18% more capacity than a 53 footer, which invariable means more freight carried for same miles traveled. 1.3 […]

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 […]

MAN’s Streamlined Semi Truck is a Futuristic Fuel Saver

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

In the area of fleet news, and this will ultimately apply to owner/operators as well, you’ve got to check out the latest aerodynamic semi truck from MAN industries. This futuristic space ship looks like something more out of Star Wars than anything made on this planet. Check out this link for a picture of the […]

Doggett Freightliner – Trucks In 4 Texas Locations

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Trucker-to-Trucker is pleased to announce that Doggett Freightliner has recently joined our network of trusted dealerships. They have many locations throughout Texas and are an excellent place to look for new & used trucks from Freightliner and Western Star. They also sell high-quality used trucks from other manufacturers. Doggett also offers financing, warranty and insurance […]

Are You Ready for the New Driving Log Regulations?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Long haul truck drivers out there, you better get ready for the new electronic driving laws. January 5th marked the 60 day deadline when the new logging rules will begin to go into effect. At the end of that 60 days, trucking companies, and long haul truck drivers owner/operators, will have 2 years to comply […]

Long Haul Drivers Need a Health Makeover

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

For all of you short and long haul truck drivers, your health is becoming a major issue in the world of trucking. If you have been following Trucker to Trucker, you know that the latest facts and figures show that over the road truckers have almost twice the amount of health-related problems than employees in […]

Truckers Show Cluster of Chronic Health Issues

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

As a trucker, you may think that sitting in a cab all day isn’t the best in healthy living. Being inactive, the stress that comes from many hours on the road, then throw in smoking and always eating at fast food joints, none of which sound particularly healthy. At least that’s the rumor, anyway. Well, […]

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, […]