The capacity crunch and driver shortage have got some proponents calling again for the United States Congress to revive efforts to raise the federal limit on trailer size – specifically to allow twin 33-foot trailers across the breadth of the country.
Last June Women in Trucking with Freightliner Trucks opened nominations for the 2020 version of their Influential Women in Trucking award. Today, WIT and Freightliner announce the six finalists from among the many nominations who they believe exemplify women as female role models and trailblazers in the trucking industry.
The mission of Trucking Truth is to help prospective new drivers make important decisions about starting their driving careers – like, which training/licensing method is best, and which are the best companies to begin driving for, among others. And, while many independent-minded new drivers initially believe they would be happier going on their own as owner-operators, Trucking Truth generally discourages new drivers from taking that route.
In this Friday Short Haul Amazon orders a fleet of new day cabs, a legislator is under fire for lack of disclosure with trucking insurance bill, and a Washington trucking group petitions the FMCSA.
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