‘The Dragon’ gets truck restrictions in Tenn.

| December 11, 2014

Have you driven "The Dragon" -- or U.S. 129 in Tennessee/N.C.? Following its bordering state's lead, Tennessee will prohibit vehicles longer than 30 feet from the mountainous road as of January.

Gift guide: What to get your favorite trucker this Christmas

| December 11, 2014

With Christmas less than three weeks away, there’s still time to find a way to make those on your list feel special. Here are a few gift ideas to buy — or request — this season.

Trucker fined $1.3M, sentenced to 22 years in prison for role in cargo theft ring

| December 11, 2014

A truck driver who was convicted earlier this year to conspiring to steal trucks, trailers and cargo over a 14-year period has been sentenced to 22 years in prison and has been ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution to victims.

App aims to ease Canadian border crossings for truckers, carriers

| December 10, 2014

Truck operators and carriers who carry freight to and from Canada may want to take a look at a new app that bills itself as one that can help make border crossings more efficient.

Calif. finalizes some exemptions, compliance alternatives to emissions regulations

| December 10, 2014

CARB has finalized the compliance alternatives and extension amendments it proposed earlier this year, effectively allowing the owner-operators and small fleet owners who qualify some delays in complying with the state’s emissions regulations.

Audio mailbag: FMCSA ‘barked up the wrong tree’ with 2013-implemented restart changesPodcast

| December 10, 2014

Podcast: In the wake of Congressional efforts to force a stay on the 2013 restart provisions of truckers' hours of service this week, readers weighed in on their view of the so-called 'Collins amendment.'

Utility makes Bendix trailer roll stability standard 3000R spec

| December 10, 2014

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. announced the addition of trailer roll stability protection from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as a standard base specification on its 3000R refrigerated trailer. The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced with Bendix Trailer Roll Stability ...

K&B enhances holiday sign-on bonus program

| December 10, 2014

K&B Transportation announced an enhanced holiday sign-on bonus program that the South Sioux City, Neb.-based company says equals out to an increase of more than 7 cents per mile. Drivers starting prior to Christmas will receive ...

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