Friday, January 19, 2018
The Nation
Trucking Moves America Forward’s mascot gets a name – Safety Sammy – at GATS

Trucking Moves America Forward’s mascot gets a name – Safety Sammy – at GATS

DALLAS – You can’t very well be the walking symbol of goodwill for an entire industry and have people referring to you as “what’s-its-name, that truck thingy.”

OOIDA to FMCSA: 26 states not ready for ELD implementation

OOIDA to FMCSA: 26 states not ready for ELD implementation

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a petition Tuesday with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration pointing out that 26 states have not yet incorporated an electronic logging regulation into state law and are not authorized to enforce the rule until they do so.

Traffic fatalities linked to pot are up sharply in Colorado

Traffic fatalities linked to pot are up sharply in Colorado

DENVER — The number of drivers involved in fatal crashes in Colorado who tested positive for marijuana has more than doubled since 2013, federal and state data show.

FTR says Harvey will affect over 7 percent of U.S. trucking

FTR says Harvey will affect over 7 percent of U.S. trucking

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — It turns out that severe weather disruptions almost always involve water.HJ

TA initiates fall SweepSTEAKS promotion

TA initiates fall SweepSTEAKS promotion

WESTLAKE, Ohio — The TA Restaurant Group is inviting guests to help clean up this Fall with its SweepSTEAKS’ promotion in its full-service restaurants.

Georgia driver, an ex-Navy man, named Trucking’s Top Rookie at GATS

Georgia driver, an ex-Navy man, named Trucking’s Top Rookie at GATS

DALLAS – Between the ever-growing demand for drivers and the ever-advancing average age of drivers already behind the wheel, it’s enough to have the entire industry wondering, “Where’s the next generation of quality drivers coming from?”

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