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Wisely Protect Your Trucking Investment

With new semi-trucks ranging in the $80,000-$150,000 price range protecting your investment becomes a critical issue for truck owners. Since time is money for truck drivers, any down time can directly affect income. Further ...

OOIDA Continues to Fight Sleep Apnea Guidelines

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, an American trade organization founded in the 1970s to represents professional truck drivers, has decided to continue its fight against the latest sleep apnea guidelines ...

Detention Time Is Hurting the Trucking Industry

Detention time is causing huge problems for truckers and the trucking industry.  What is detention time?  Well, driving isn't the only part of the workday.  Once they arrive to their destinations, truckers must also spend ...

Trucking Industry's 2018 Economic Forecast Looks Good

Multiple reports note that the trucking industry could have one of its best years ever. Predictions point to 2018 being a year of strong demand and tight capacity. This means that more trucks will be sold and more routes added ...

Shipping Giant Says All Electric Truck Could Offer Big Savings on Maintenance and Fuel

A new all electric truck, to be manufactured by Tesla starting in 2019, has the potential to pay for itself in two years through savings on maintenance and fuel, according to shipping giant DHL. According to a ...

ATA Launches the Road to a Better Future

Crumbling Roads and Bridges and the Cost of Doing Nothing The American Trucking Association is reaching beyond the trucking industry for support to fund infrastructure repair from the general motoring public with its new ...

The Cost of Financing Your Equipment

The Cost of Financing Your New Truck The time has come for you to make one of the biggest decisions of your trucking career. Is it time for you to own your own equipment. Before you fall in love with your new truck, all ...

Fruehauf Trailers For Over 100 Years

The name Fruehauf was an everyday sight on American highways for decades and though not as common, we still see plenty of them today. Fruehauf revolutionized the transportation of goods and single-handedly created an industry, ...

Could Leasing be a Viable Option for Your Business?

So you business is growing, and you are in the market for some new trucks to move your inventory. You may be thinking to yourself, "Should I buy or lease?" Here is some valuable information to know about the leasing ...

What Does Embark's Autonomous Truck Test Say About the Future of Autonomous Trucks?

Self-driving cars are getting closer and closer to being a regular sight on the consumer and commercial markets, but it's looking less and less likely that the trucking industry the convert straight from human-driven car to AI ...