trucking issues

Poll: What issues should the new DOT Secretary make his highest priority?

We asked -- you responded. From the many comments suggesting appropriate efforts for the top transportation officer in the land, we put together this poll on needed action from incoming Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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How to get caught up for the election

The Haul the Vote website provides a great resource for getting registered to vote, seeing who will be on your ballot, and learning about issues inside and outside of trucking.

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Freedom drives prosperity, economist tells fleet execs

Speaking to attendees of the inaugural Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Vegas on Wednesday, noted economist Dr. Barry Asmus gave an enthusiastic endorsement of American exceptionalism and the importance of maintaining freedom and limited government to our country's future. With less than 5 percent of the world's population, the United States produces 30 percent of the world's wealth, he said.  Forty of the 50 greatest universities in the world are in the U.S and 84 ...

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Symposium panel discusses surcharges, driver pay

Panelists at the 2012 CCJ Spring Symposium noted the importance of educating shippers about the need to increase driver pay.

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4 State’s Bryan Martin on Joplin rebuilding efforts in All Drivers Together conference call

In a conference call last week put together by the All Drivers Together group, a collaboration of owner-operators and drivers opening up a free conference line to drivers and others in the trucking industry around the nation to network and share information toward industry betterment, 4 State Trucks' Bryan Martin noted the shift in efforts around his home city of Joplin, Mo., to rebuilding in a big way last week. "This week, it’s cleanup crews ...

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Feedback

Truckers weigh in on roadside tourist spots, Jason Rivenburg's murder, BMI, diesel emissions and other industry issues.

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