Rocket scientists may have solved semi rollovers

A team of trucking outsiders—made up of rocket scientists and automotive engineers—are working on a fifth-wheel solution to reduce the death and injuries caused by Class 8 truck and trailer rollovers on U.S. highways. Large truck rollovers killed more than 300 people in 2019. Another 9,000 people are injured in Class 8 truck rollovers in […]

Avoid these truck stops during Hurricane Ida

Several truck stop locations are closed due to evacuations or damage caused by Hurricane Ida — here’s the latest information. On Sunday afternoon, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a powerful Category 4 hurricane with wind speeds of almost 150 m.p.h. More than 1 million people in Louisiana are without electricity as of Monday […]

What would happen if employers forced truckers to get vaccinated?

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, and it didn’t take long for President Joe Biden to urge employers to mandate vaccinations across their workforces. “If you’re a business leader, a nonprofit leader, a state or local leader who has been waiting on full FDA approval to require vaccinations, I […]

Tight Supply Of Truckers Leaves A Few Gas Stations Dry

Dave Samuelson is totally thrilled with his new job driving a fuel truck to deliver gasoline to stations around Chattanooga, Tenn. He gets to go home to his farm every night, unlike long-haul trucking where you can drive for days. That means he can feed his goats. He can’t complain about the pay — especially […]

Trucker Shares Tips for How to Stay Fit on the Road

Rolling Strong and Women In Trucking (WIT) worked together this summer to better the health of America’s truck drivers through a two-month Accelerate Your Health Wellness Competition. The competition’s winner, William Velazquez, shared his experiences throughout the event and what he’s done since then on his fitness journey. The Rolling Strong and WIT competition was based on […]

How to Save Time at Weigh Stations with E-Inspections

It’s something that drivers dread, and something that is a time drain when your truck could be out on the interstate, making money. It’s the manual hours of service (HOS) long transfer process that takes place when a truck is pulled in for an inspection at a weigh station. Currently, drivers undergoing an in-station inspection […]

Biden mocked for claiming he ‘used to drive’ an 18-wheeler truck

Career politician President Biden is being mocked for claiming he used to drive an 18-wheeler truck — with the White House only able to show he was once a passenger in one. The 48-year political veteran made the claim while visiting a Mack Truck facility in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. “I used to drive an 18-wheeler, […]

What the 2,700-page infrastructure bill does for trucking

The Senate’s $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill could be a big start toward repairing crumbling roads and bridges across the U.S. It also would focus on finding new drivers and creating new ways to tax and regulate the transportation industry. There’s a lot about trucking among the 2,700-page bipartisan infrastructure bill up for consideration in the Senate. […]