Trucking industry payroll employment dipped by 900 jobs in August.
Compared to July 2010, trucking employment is up by 43,000 positions, or 3.5 percent.
Revised numbers show a 3,000-job increase in May and 4,400 positions added in June.
Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.
The industry added a mere 100 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Trucking jobs in November also grew on a year-over-over basis for the second month in row.
Since the beginning of March, trucking companies have added 15,900 jobs, according to the latest numbers.
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