WASHINGTON — With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners and promised a renewed fight for the working class next year. It also contained a fix for the 34-hour restart issue.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations Friday said the turnover rate at truckload fleets with more than $30 million in annual revenue dropped two points to 81 percent, the third decline in 2016, in the third quarter – the lowest point since the second quarter of 2011 when the rate was 79 percent.
AUSTIN, Texas — Swift Transportation Co. will begin deploying thousands of FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit systems in its fleet immediately, FlowBelow Aero and Swift Transportation said in a joint announcement Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Nikola Motor Co. unveiled its highly anticipated Nikola One electric semi Thursday night at an invitation-only event in its Salt Lake City headquarters that Nikola officials say was attended by more than 600 members of the media, industry partners, customers and government leaders.
Nathan Swilling, 34, remembers when he was “that guy” — the newbie trucker holding up traffic, making a mistake or two … or even three. Despite how the transportation industry is part of his heritage — several uncles drive various types of trucks and many women in his family work as fleet managers or dispatchers — he remembers getting into the industry for the wrong reason.