Archive for the Trucking News Category


Extending lead-acid battery life + MORE Recent Trucking News Apr 22nd

When I was at home last time, I took my battery covers off and cleaned all the terminal connections. They had become corroded with all the Winter salt and were not charging correctly. It is a good idea to clean these connections a couple times a year and your batteries will last longer as they […]

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HOS Restart Rule Reverts Back To Freedom-Recent Trucking News Dec 24th

When the new restart restrictions came out as rule, I knew it was going to be bad for the industry. Taking 30 minutes away from a drivers 14 hour work day makes for more pressure to still get the job done. Let alone the fact that team drivers were totally screwed over by this crap […]

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Stifels’ Larkin: Driver shortage is – and will stay – trucking’s top challenge + MORE Recent Trucking News Sep 17th

More and more companies seem to have gone broke the first quarter of this year and that makes filling the capacity needs even harder. Truck capacity shortage is good for those who are able to remain in business, it allows rates to climb to upper levels in a lot of cases. There still will be […]

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OTR Trucking and the Right to Carry + MORE Recent Trucking News Jul 31st

I wish we had a right to carry for several reasons. There have been times that it would be nice to know that you had some real protection at hand if your were in jeopardy of being robbed. I hope they look at this more seriously in the future. There would be regulations for training, […]

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OSHA orders Oregon trucking company owner to rehire, pay driver $115, 200 + MORE Recent Trucking News Aug 14th

I for one have done the exact same thing. I was at my last company and saw that several trailer tires were bald. I refused to pull the load and went through hell to get a service truck out there to fix it. Needless to say that was when I decided to find a new […]

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