In this Friday Short Haul, U.S. DOT announces its spring regulatory agenda, more carriers offer pay increases, Workforce Heroes toured Iowa high schools, and TuSimple announces expansion to Florida.
Having driven a combined nearly six million accident-free miles over a total of 73 years on the road two professional drivers have been named as TravelCenters of America's eighth annual Citizen Driver Award honorees.
A company out of Michigan unveiled last week a 15-pound device that can be retrofitted to just about any existing trailer landing gear mechanism that takes all of the work and strain out of retracting or lowering a landing gear.
In this Friday Short Haul, Tennessee's Howard Baer's Inc calls is quits, signs a carrier might be on the verge of closing, and five ways carriers should consider attracting and retaining drivers.
In this Friday Short Haul Utah experiences a rash of truck rollovers, new truck designers consider aging driver population, FMCSA permanently bans human-trafficking drivers.
A researcher with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries teamed up with researchers from North Carolina State University to put to the test something that most truck drivers do every day … sometimes several times a day. Their goal was to find out what is the safest, least injurious way to crank the landing gear on a trailer.
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