Deanne Winslett

ATA predicts manufacturing, other areas to fuel steady trucking growth through 2028

The trucking industry is set to be a trillion dollar industry by 2024, according to a forecast released Wednesday by the American Trucking Associations.

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TA, St. Christopher Fund partner for fundraising campaign

TravelCenters of America and the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund are partnering for their annual month-long Band Together fundraising campaign for the fund in August. The fund supports truckers who face financial hardships due to medical problems.

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Port truckers strike not impacting port operations

The strike was spurred by the Teamsters Union Local 848. The union alleges that carrier XPO misclassified port and rail drivers as independent contractors. Picketers are also protesting a plan recently revealed by the cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach to implement a zero-emissions port truck pilot program in upcoming years. 

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Photos: Paul Rissler’s 1996 Peterbilt 379 ‘RisslerBilt’ a home-built beauty

"The pride and accomplishment you’ve got in it, when you pull into a fuel island and everybody comes over and starts taking pictures, it makes you feel good that you did something with your bare hands to make it look like this," Rissler said.

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Five Apps for That: Stream your favorite shows in your cab

If you don’t want to dedicate space in your cab to a television, you still can have access to thousands of movies and TV shows by streaming them on your phone, laptop or tablet.

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Custom trucks shine bright at SuperRigs

The shiny, polished custom trucks at the 2017 Shell Rotella SuperRigs show in Tulsa, Oklahoma contrasted with the overcast skies on Friday, May 19.

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SuperRigs views: A look at some of the working show rigs competing in annual Shell Rotella contest

A peek at some of the rigs competing this week in Shell Rotella's annual SuperRigs competition.

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Five Apps for That: Matching book lovers with recordings

These five apps give options to listen to audiobooks, which can help pass the time going down the road.

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‘Smokey and the Bandit’ returns to big screen for 40th anniversay

It will be shown in about 700 theaters May 21 2-7 p.m. local time and May 24 2-7 p.m. local time.

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ATRI research goals for ’17 include hours flexibility, autonomous trucks, cost of regs

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) plans to examine distracted driving, hours or service flexibility, the impact of trucking regulations and more in 2017.

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