WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on November 13 said that safety belt usage by commercial truck and bus drivers rose to a new record level of 86 percent in 2016, compared to just 65 percent usage in 2007, according to the results of a national survey.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., and COLUMBUS, Ind. — The nation’s two leading transportation data, marketing analysis and forecasting firms mirrored one another on trailer orders for the month of October.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index indicated that October’s volume reading surged to the highest level since March 2011 at 75, the company said Wednesday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Gary Plant, a professional truck driver with Walmart Transportation, has been honored as trucking’ National Driver of the Year by the American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council has named Curtis Carr of Estes Express Lines as the winner of the 2017 National Safety Director Award.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A former truck stop company executive boasted in a secretly recorded conversation that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam “loved it” when the sales team ripped off customers.