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From Big Rigs to the Big Time

Before Elvis Presley became known as the "King of Rock & Roll," he was a truck driver, trying to help support his family. In 1953, Presle...

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The Working Man

Aaron Tippin is often found sitting in a truckstop, jawing with truckers over a cup of coffee. The country music singer is comfortable in that...

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Events

Sept. 7-9, Great American Trucking Show, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, (888) 349-4287, ...

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GATS Welcomes Truckers to Dallas for Third Year

The Great American Trucking Show puts Dallas on the trucking map Sept. 7-9. Thousands of truckers are expected to attend the third-year effort...

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California Assembly Kills Black Box Bill

The California Assembly's Transportation Committee voted July 9 to kill a bill that would have required onboard recorders on the state's tru...

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Deadline Nears for TCA Company Driver Contest

The deadline for the Truckload Carriers Association's and Truckers News' 13th annual Company Equipment Driver of the Year Contest is ...

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FMCSA Gathers Data on Enforcement, Safety Link

Does more enforcement mean improved safety? A recent U.S. Department of Transportation inspector general's report noted that the Federal Moto...

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Tougher CDL Rules Proposed

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a notice of proposed rulemaking July 31 designed to further strengthen commercial dr...

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FMCSA Nominates Clapp as Administrator

President Bush nominated Joseph M. Clapp to serve as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's first administrator. Clapp began hi...

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Congress Places Heavy Restrictions on Mexican Trucks

Both houses of Congress included measures in transportation appropriations bills that would severely restrict - if not prohibit outright - Mex...

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