Kevin Jones

Driver shortage: Veteran operators’ views on who’s filling it

In the final installment of this series, longtime drivers Kenny Frye, Jim Hoskins, John Minders and Mike Hogan offer views on the quality of professional entering the industry today.

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Driver shortage: Many are called, fewer are chosen

Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.

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Driver shortage: Countdown to a capacity crunch, and a boost in rates?

Is higher driver compensation just around the corner? This series -- part 1 available here -- looks at the tightening of the employment market for drivers, and the potential for a rate boost.

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NSA leaker cleared by firm that dings drivers

Maybe truck drivers should apply for Top Secret clearance first: That should look good on a resumé — and then they could claim PSP records are classified. . .

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I-40 lanes back open in Arkansas

"Interstate truckers need a good federal highway system. The price we pay is regulation. Want the feds out of your business? Get used to sitting around in local traffic."

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Trucking with environmentalists

What the President's new Climate Action Plan has to say about heavy-duty trucks yields odd alignment of environmental / trucking perspective in discussion.

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White House plan would tighten fuel standards, emissions for trucks

President Barack Obama proposed this week more comprehensive and challenging standards for truck emissions and fuel economy that would be phased in through 2018.

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