Women In Trucking Association hits five-year mark

| April 25, 2012

Women in Trucking Association Inc. celebrated its five-year anniversary last month. The group was formed in March of 2007 at the Truckload Carriers Conference in Las Vegas. A group of twelve women comprised the original ...

Veteran driving team takes home NAST trophy

| April 25, 2012

Forty-year trucking vets Harvey and Karen Zander’s 2003 International Model 9001x has been named the winner of the 2011 NAST Truck-Lite Trophy. The truck, which they’ve named Icy Blue 2, features 322 Truck-Lite LED lights and ...

FMCSA opens floor for driver commentary on EOBRs

| April 25, 2012

FMCSA announced it will hold a listening session April 26, in Bellevue, Wash., to gather public commentary on EOBRs and driver harassment.

DOT names five federal credit assistance program projects

| April 25, 2012

DOT will use its Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan program to help finance five highway projects.

Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

| April 25, 2012

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.

FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

| April 24, 2012

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

TWT Refrigerated boosts owner-operator pay

| April 24, 2012

Spokane, Wash.-based TWT Refrigerated Services announced its increasing its owner-operator pay package to $1 per mile.

Sunco’s Finest: Jimmy McSwain named April Owner-Operator of the Month

Elizabeth Manning | April 24, 2012

Jimmy McSwain’s model safety and accounting practices produce a longstanding, successful business.

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