- Used Commercial Trucks For Sale at Truck Source
Find 1000's of used commercial trucks for sale at Truck Source. Sleeper tractors, daycabs, cab & chassis trucks, dump trucks and more. 4 easy locations.
- Two New Penske Products You Can't Miss
Truckers, you're in for a treat this summer: Penske Truck Leasing, leading global transportation services provider, has two new offerings that will ease your daily operations.
- 2016 College Scholarship Winners - Monica Medrano and Callie Ivy
2016 College Scholarship Winners - Monica Medrano and Callie Ivy
- P.E.T.S. LLC Helps Transport Rescue Dogs to New Homes
P.E.T.S. LLC Helps Transport Rescue Dogs to New Homes
- New Trucking Regulations Brewing in Congress - What It Means for You
The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill for fiscal year ending in 2016 could have a big impact on truckers. As we have previously pointed out at Trucker To Trucker, it is extremely important to always keep up-to-date with new federal trucking legislation whether you have a single truck or a large fleet.
- How Low Diesel Fuel Prices Are Impacting the Business of Trucking
Now that diesel fuel prices are beginning to slide downwards, consumers with diesel powered autos couldn't be happier. But the biggest consumers of diesel fuel are truck drivers who depend on it to get the job done. The truth of the matter is that, fuel prices are the single greatest expense when it comes to the trucking industry, and lower diesel fuel is always a welcome sign.
- Look for Tepid but Steady Growth in Trucking Sectors in 2015
Any increase in business is good news in the trucking industry. Also, if the trends are correct, the industry will have a slow, gradual increase in business throughout the year, which is excellent news for freight shippers, carriers and brokers.
- China is Funding Truck Monitoring Software
In the trucking industry, we're always looking for new tricks and trends to move business forward. So what's the new trend in trucking? Partnering with China. That's right. A company across the world wants to help the American trucking industry find and keep customers and improve business in American trucking.
- Is "Uber" for Trucking Coming Because of the Driver Shortage?
It may be well known that there is a driver shortage in the trucking industry. As a truck driver, you know that not having enough drivers to deliver freight puts stress on you while you're trying to get as much done as possible. Sometimes you're even doing the work of multiple drivers in the same amount of time as one. On the Move Solutions (OMVS), a company who focuses on developing cutting-edge technology in a variety of fields of business, might possibly have a solution for this dilemma.
- Scholarship Resource with $18k+ in Awards
A few weeks ago we announced $1500 in scholarship opportunities from TruckerToTrucker.com for both College and Truck Driving School. Today's announcement is even more exciting, as we've put together a resource that lists over $18,000 (and growing) in annual scholarships, awards, and grants for transportation professionals and their families.
- Truckers: Proudly Moving America
It is not enough to say that without truck drivers, America stops moving. America also stops eating in many areas of the country and stops working practically everywhere in the United States. About 70 percent of all raw goods, food, equipment, and product moves by truck. According to the Department of Transportation Statistics, the trucking industry employs over 8.7 million people and moves 9.2 billion tons of freight, valued at $671 billion, with over 5.6 million tractor trailers that are driven by more than 3.5 million men and women.
- Faceoff: the Detroit DD15 vs the Cummins ISX Reviewed
Are you buying a new semi truck or replacing the engine in your current one? If so, you're probably weighing the differences between the Detroit DD15 and the Cummins ISX. The right engine is crucial for efficiency and performance, and selecting the right one can save you time and money down the road.
- Are Tougher Rules on the Way for Truck Driver Training?
A recent lawsuit may change training requirements for those seeking to embark on a career in the trucking industry. Though auto fatalities have dropped in recent years, fatalities involving large trucks are on the rise, increasing by 4 percent in 2012. Injuries have also increased 18 percent, racking up an astounding 4,000 deaths and over 70,000 injuries.
- What Are the Top Critical Issues for Truckers
Each year, the American Transportation Research Institute issues a list of the most critical issues for truckers. Some indicate a need for change in trucking legislation, while others are demonstrative of how much trucking legislation has improved the industry. Today, we'd like to cover some of the top issues truckers are facing in 2014.
- Truck Drivers Are in Demand as Shortfall Swells
More American goods move by truck than any other mode of transportation, but a growing shortage of commercial truck drivers has the potential to create a nationwide shipping crisis in the not so distant future. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), the trucking industry is currently short of 30,000 drivers; but that shortfall is expected to swell to 200,000 truckers over the next 10 years.
- Trucking Hours - Are You Being Forced Into a 5 Day Work Week?
Being your own boss and setting you own work schedule are two of the top reasons you started driving a truck. New government mandates are now restricting the total number of hours you can work in a week and regulating your off hours, too. These regulations are altering the income and independence of drivers.
- Poorly Maintained Bridges Endanger Truckers
One in 10 of America's bridges is an accident waiting to happen. According to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, more than 63,000 interstate highway bridges urgently need critical structural repairs to protect the safety of the millions of drivers that travel across them every day. For professional truck drivers, who spend more time crossing these unsafe bridges than most drivers, the risk of being caught on a collapsing bridge is both frightening and potentially fatal.
- Five Trucker Driving Tips to Share With Your Teens
Teen Driving Safety Tips - Teens that seem to have driving in local traffic can quickly find themselves in trouble when they cruise up a freeway ramp and the world suddenly zooms into high gear.
- Researchers Say New Dispatch Approach Could Save Millions
Engineers at Oregon State University are studying a new approach to organize and route truck transportation that they believe could save millions of dollars, improve the quality of life for truck drivers and make freight transportation far more efficient.
- Uship & T2T Team Up For Truck & Trailer Shipping
We have partnered with Uship to help truckers who buy trucks they have found on this site in their possession as efficiently as possible.
- HOS: Zero Hour Is Almost Upon Us
If you're still hanging on the hope the feds will delay implementing new truck driver hours of service regulations or have just procrastinated preparing for the change, it may be time to get a move on. As it stands now, drivers will need to be ready to comply in just a few short weeks.
- Big Trucks and Work Zones: A Dangerous Mix
State transportation departments throughout the country are gearing up for warm weather months when highway construction projects ramp up and more motorists hit the highways and are issuing announcements in conjunction with National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 15-21) to get the word out to drivers of the dangers of negotiating work zones.
- Knight Truck and Trailer Sales
Here at Trucker-to-Trucker, we'd like to welcome Knight Truck Sales to our exclusive team of online advertisers. Knight Truck Sales is a subsidiary of Knight Transportation, one of the largest trucking companies in the United States.
- EPA Honors Heartland Express for its Commitment to Environment
Heartland Express, Inc. has received the prestigious SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award is given in recognition of the company as a true industry leader in energy efficiency and freight supply chain environmental performance.
- National Truck of the Year 2013 Nominees Announced
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced the names of nine commercial trucks that have been nominated for the 2013 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year. This is a prestigious national award that recognizes the best truck entries in the heavy-duty and medium-duty categories across the country.
- Welcome Transportation Solutions & Equipment
Transportation Solutions & Equipment has recently joined our exclusive network of online advertisers here at Trucker-to-Trucker. The dealership can be found at 23855 S. Aero Ct in Plainfield, Illinois. They are one of the best retailers of pre-owned semi trucks and equipment in all of Illinois.
- Welcome Tired Iron Auctions
Trucker To Trucker is excited to welcome Tired Iron, LLC to our dealer network. Tired Iron is a global online auction company focused on bringing together buyers and sellers of surplus and salvage heavy equipment.
- Need A New Job? Try Hill Brothers Transportation
This company was established in 1986 by four brothers who came from a family well experienced in the business of trucking. Their grandfather, Robert Hill, started work in the industry in 1932.
- Current Trucking Trends That Can Help You Prepare For The Future
This can be seen in the fact that, of the 6.8 million people employed in the trucking industry, more than 3 million are drivers. Although in the past female and minority inclusion in this job market was rare, there are an ever-growing number of drivers making up these groups.
- Roehl Transport And You
In the trucking industry, many different companies use individual truckers and owner-operators, in their hauling programs. It is always advantageous to check out these companies and see how long they have been in business as well as what they have to offer, when you are looking for employment.
- Should a Trucker Use Broker Services?
Many truck owner-operators have found the use of a freight broker as a good way to connect with companies that need shipping services. A broker assists in helping the movement of cargo flow easily.
- Swift Company Offers Trucking Tuitions for Veterans
There is good news for veterans who wish to become truck drivers. Swift Transportation Co. Inc., in a March 30 press release announced that the company is offering 1,000 full Swift Driving Academy scholarships to veterans, with a l-year commitment.
- Trucker to Trucker Welcomes TMC Truck Sales
Trucker to Trucker would like to extend a warm welcome to TMC Truck Sales as they join our ever expanding dealer network. TMC Truck Sales is one of the finest used truck dealerships in the Midwest.
- Are There Too Many Distraction in Today's Big Rigs?
Many of the new and used big Semi-tractors now have devices available that can be distracting to the driver. There has been some talk of limiting what gadgets are allowed.
- Need a Truck or Trailer Inspected? How About A Fleet?
Finding a new truck or trailer is not the easiest thing to do when you are on the road all of the time. The research, the legwork and long distance phone calls easily eat up the little free time that you do have. When you do hit pay dirt, the feeling that you have is overwhelming.
- Raising Gross Weight Limits on Commercial Vehicles Proposed
A bill that was recently introduced to congress includes a raising the weight limit for commercial vehicles from 88,000 pounds to 97,000 pounds. This is an increase of 21 percent, which has many civil engineers and lawmakers worried about the impact on current infrastructure.
- What's Been Happening Over at Manac Trailers
Manac is considered "the truck trailer manufacturer of tomorrow" due to its uniqueness in detail and production of the most innovative elements of designs needed with expert manufacturing.
- Looking For A Great Online Logistics Directory?
Procurement and coordinating logistics is extremely fast paced. It is one of the most important roles within a business, with owners, sales staff and customers relying on you to get the product from A to B as quickly, safely and cost effective as possible whilst providing the best customer service on all levels.
- Stop The Occupy Port Blockade - You're Hurting The Wrong Group!
"The Occupy Movement's planned blockade of West Coast ports misses the mark and threatens to hurt the very '99 Percent' that they claim to represent," said Michael Shaw, Vice President of External Affairs for the California Trucking Association. "The hard-working men and women who haul containers in and out of our ports stand to lose a day's earnings due to misguided attempt to hit Wall Street between the eyes.
- The American Trucker - Top 4 Trucker Myths Debunked
Often, the public accepts opinions about truckers that are myths supported by four common falsehoods. False beliefs are stated or hinted at by media reporters.
- TA Truck Sales in Philadelphia, PA
Trucker to Trucker would like to take the opportunity to welcome the latest addition to our dealer network; TA Truck Sales. TA Trucks provides quality, pre owned trucks from their Chester, PA location conveniently located a few miles from Philadelphia and the New Jersey Turnpike (Exit 2).
- Choosing A Reliable Car Shipping Company
A car shipping company provides car transportation services and allows you to move your car from one place to the other without any hassle. Today, there are a large number of companies that are offering auto transportation services
- Talbert Trailers, Everything You Need To Know
Talbert Trailers is one of the most recognized in the industry when it comes to transporting specialized equipment. The founder of Talbert Trailers, Austin Talbert, began the realization of a dream in 1938 only hoping to provide construction machinery for rent.
- State Trucking Associations
State Trucking Associations serve a vital role in protecting the interests of the trucking industry, drivers, and employers alike. Similarly minded people come together to represent their interests from a knowledgeable stand point to the various environmental and governmental regulatory committees that enact and pass legislation.
- TWIC Renewals Looking to be Extended to 2014
The Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) ID was introduced in 2007 in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The rationale behind the program was to tighten up security around America's ports and other sensitive facilities to which civilian workers needed regular access. Prior to the attack on New York and Pentagon, truckers did not need anything other than standard forms of ID, such as a drivers' license to gain admittance.
- Virginia Budget Unveils Road Funding
The Virginia legislature is working at full pace with a very short legislative session. Road funding has been one of the banes of the Virginia budget though transportation has been a central plank of Governor Bob McDonnell's political platform. Gov. McDonnell announced several additional elements for his transportation agenda which includes outlining the detail for $2 billion spending plans with a further $2 billion to be announced.
- Long Term Road Authorization Serious in Washington DC
Earlier this week both the House and Senate held hearings, with Ray LaHood, US Transportation Secretary claiming it was his intention to have the bill passed into law by August 2011. This follows on from President Obama's State of the Union address where he made it clear that there is a need for affirmative action in dealing with America's long-term transportation strategy.
- Jevic Transportation Out of Business
I regret to inform you that Jevic Transportation Inc. will be discontinuing operations.
- Memo to Shippers and Consignees: Get Your Shipping/Receiving Ops in Shape
Truckers are not responsible for loading or unloading. The recipient or shipper is.
- Heavy Haul Companies
Here is a list of the top 5 heavy haul trucking companies based on website popularity. We want your opinion so speak out!