Trucking News

Calif. awards $200M to cut emissions

| June 26, 2010

The Los Angeles/Inland Empire, Central Valley, Bay Area and San Diego/Border regions received the Proposition 1B funds.

Truck tonnage rises in May over year

| June 25, 2010

Tonnage, though, dipped 0.6 percent from April, the American Trucking Associations said.

My first run behind the wheel

| June 22, 2010

Next time you ask if I've driven before, I can at least say "yes" before the qualifiers (well, "at 40 mph, if that," "with an automatic transmission," "no trailer on") begin. A visit to Schneider National ...

Champion sumo wrestler/Idaho potato hauler

| June 21, 2010

If rumored body-mass-index caps ever become a reality for interstate truckers (however doubtful that is), 420-lb. Kelly Gneiting (pictured, as featured in a Feb. 2009 edition of ESPN magazine) may well be there to prove the regulatory faults. ...

‘Big Cat Trucker’ offers new-driver advice at Great West

| June 18, 2010

Rick Sylvester (pictured) started making videos at his hometown church in Houston about five years ago. From there, he says, his online productions “just took off.”  Shortly after he started his trucking career, Sylvester launched a ...

Roadwork set for 2 Tennessee freeways

| June 17, 2010

Interstate 65 North and South and lanes on I-24 East and West will be restricted this weekend.

Meeting to focus on driver health, wellness

| June 17, 2010

International Conference on Commercial Driver Health and Wellness will be Nov. 8-10 in Baltimore.

Talking recession, recovery and history in Oklahoma City with Marvin Rush

| June 15, 2010

Amid recent headlines trumpeting growing manufacturing activity, freight volumes and truck and trailer sales, it’s tempting to look at Rush Enterprises’ expansive new facility in Oklahoma City off I-40 at the Council Road exit as yet ...

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