driver pay

Driver pay: Survey shows truck operators prefer percentage pay over mileage, hourly packages

| January 28, 2015

Survey says: Truck operators who receive pay based on a percentage split are generally more satisfied with their jobs than those who are paid based on hourly or mileage pay, according to survey results released ...

Readers sound off on FMCSA’s border move

| January 15, 2015

U.S. truck operators see cheaper rates, more crashes and lower driver pay as possible effects of FMCSA's expansion of cross-border trucking with Mexico.

ATA: Driver pay generally exceeds U.S. average, carriers diversifying pay methods

| December 15, 2014

How does driver pay stack up to pay in other industries? According to ATA, drivers fare well, especially those at private fleets.

Charts: For-hire truck driver pay averages $46k, private $73k

| October 20, 2014

How does your pay rank against the industry average? These charts should give you some idea.

Driver pay ‘wage race’ under way?

| September 25, 2014

Bloomberg says a "wage race" is on among carriers, but survey results show not all company drivers and leased owner-operators are seeing the benefits of the improving pay landscape.

Drivers’ case against Wal-Mart Trans. over unpaid on-duty time gets class-action certification

| September 17, 2014

A federal court in California has ruled a lawsuit brought by drivers against Wal-Mart Transportation may proceed as a class-action lawsuit. The driver plaintiffs claim that between 1993 and now, they did not receive the ...

Agency to study driver pay connection to safety

| August 28, 2014

Does driver pay correlate with safety? FMCSA announced Aug. 28 it hopes to find an answer to that question.

POLL: What is driving tight capacity in truckload today?

| May 08, 2014

The economy is improving, and capacity is tight, which means rates are gaining. Is driver pay lagging behind those improvements? Or is one of several other possibilities the main contributor to tight capacity conditions today? ...

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