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.
Year over year, payroll employment was down 0.6 percent in September from September 2009.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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