For-hire trucking gains 7,300 jobs in December as unemployment ticks lower

| January 09, 2015

The for-hire trucking industry added 7,300 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis. For-hire trucking employment totals 1.429 million.

Chromed up steel hauling Peterbilt 389 glider

| January 09, 2015

Steel hauler Jeremy Anderson owns and runs this 2013 Peterbilt 389 glider, to which he's added a host of custom features.

Overdrive, TCA name finalists in Driver of the Year competitions

| January 09, 2015

Six finalists have been announced for the 2014 Driver of the Year competition, produced by the Truckload Carriers Association, Overdrive and TruckersNews.com. The Owner-Operator of the Year and the Company Driver of the Year will be named at TCA's convention in March.

Va. Tech seeking truckers for research

| January 08, 2015

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is seeking commercial drivers with a valid Class A or B CDL to participate in studies at VTTI in Blacksburg, Virginia. Drivers will be compensated for their time. Most participants ...

Iowa 80 to hold multiple Truckers Jamborees in 2015

| January 08, 2015

In addition to the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, Iowa 80 will hold a show in North Carolina and two in Missouri.

Roads not taken, part 2: Drivers moving to carrier operations and other roles

| January 08, 2015

Terminal management, planning, dispatching – there are a variety of roles to fill at any motor carrier. Former drivers are common in all of them.

Bee haulers become the latest to ask for exemption to hours rules

| January 08, 2015

The 30-minute break — especially in hot weather — puts bees in danger, bee haulers say.

Arctic blast hits much of the country

| January 08, 2015

How are you staying warm? Readers answer the question -- and more on where temps are expected to go through the week.

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