VIDEOS

The Trucker News Channel — Massive truck explosion

In this episode we cover: Massive truck explosion | Trucker kills animal activist | Reality TV star indicted | Rig with fireworks explodes David Compton: Hi, I'm...

Bridge named and dedicated to late OOIDA president Jim Johnston

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced that the bridge at I-70 and Grain Valley exit 24 will be dedicated to...

Trucker News Channel — Trucker buried alive

In this video, we cover: A trucker is buried alive | Train hits big rig | NFL star fights trucker | CAT Scale's Rig...

The Trucker News Channel — Dead body found on top of trailer

David Compton: Hi, I'm David Compton. A dead body is found on top of a trailer, border agents find a surprise inside a load of...

The Trucker News Channel – Getting $10 a mile

In this show we cover... - Trucker has stash of pipe bombs - Toll workers losing their jobs - Getting $10 a mile the hard way - Iowa...

#TruckerHatTip – PACCAR tips their hats to truckers

Join the PACCAR team as they tip their hats to America's truck drivers! PACCAR Parts, in conjunction with TRP, PacLease, Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks has...

The Trucker News Channel – Trucker gun battle

In this edition we cover... - Trucker shoots it out with cops - Bees close down truck stop in Nevada - Customs broker scam Hi, I'm David Compton....

The Trucker News Channel Episode #103

In this episode... - Freight brokers - $2 million in cash inside cab - Try logging on and then off - Cat Scale Rig of the Week

Log on…log off

This poor trucker probably wishes he was behind a computer and not behind the wheel of this semi.  This video brings a new meaning...

Uber Freight under microscope

Uber Freight under microscope

Comcar files for Chapter 11

Comcar files for Chapter 11

The Trucker News Channel – Cops run from semi

The Trucker News Channel - Cops run from semi

House approves $1.5 trillion plan to fix nation’s crumbling infrastructure

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House approved a $1.5 trillion plan July 1 to rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, pouring hundreds of billions of dollars...

TravelCenters of America offers free meals to veterans on July 4

WESTLAKE, Ohio —All active duty military, veterans and reservists can be treated to a complimentary meal at select quick service restaurants, and at Country...

Mexico-based carriers can still operate in United States under USMCA

For years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect on Jan. 1, 1994, the trucking industry in the U.S. worried...

Treasury to loan $700 million to trucking company DOD sued in 2018

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A struggling trucking company once sued by the Department of Defense (DOD) is getting a $700 million loan from the...

Nearly 10,000 pounds of marijuana confiscated in largest drug seizure at northern border, CBP reports

BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Peace Bridge Cargo Facility in Buffalo, New York, made a northern border...

Latest amendment to INVEST Act would strip $2 million liability insurance requirement

Those interested in repairing our country’s infrastructure were dismayed to learn that an amendment to the INVEST in America Act being considered in the...

VIDEOS

Trucker News Channel — Trucker buried alive

In this video, we cover: A trucker is buried alive | Train hits big rig | NFL star fights trucker | CAT Scale's Rig...

The Trucker News Channel — Dead body found on top of trailer

David Compton: Hi, I'm David Compton. A dead body is found on top of a trailer, border agents find a surprise inside a load of...

The Trucker News Channel – Getting $10 a mile

In this show we cover... - Trucker has stash of pipe bombs - Toll workers losing their jobs - Getting $10 a mile the hard way - Iowa...

The Trucker News Channel – Trucker gun battle

In this edition we cover... - Trucker shoots it out with cops - Bees close down truck stop in Nevada - Customs broker scam Hi, I'm David Compton....

The Trucker News Channel Episode #103

In this episode... - Freight brokers - $2 million in cash inside cab - Try logging on and then off - Cat Scale Rig of the Week

The Trucker News Channel – Cops run from semi

The Trucker News Channel - Cops run from semi

The Trucker News Channel – Black mamba found in semi

The Trucker News Channel - Black mamba found in semi

The Trucker News Channel 100th episode

In this episode we cover... - GATS canceled - Milk tanker spills - Arizona adds emergency parking for trucks - Semi hit and run David Compton: Hi, I'm David Compton....

The Trucker News Channel – Free masks for truckers

In this episode... - Fast food chain gives away food to truckers - 800,000 masks to be given away on truck routes - Howes Hall of Fame -...

The Trucker News Channel – Masks for truckers entering Canada

In this episode we cover... - Canada requires truckers wear masks when crossing border - Trucking execs named to White House economic group - A new trailer...

LATEST TRUCKING NEWS

TravelCenters of America offers free meals to veterans on July 4

WESTLAKE, Ohio —All active duty military, veterans and reservists can be treated to a complimentary meal at select quick service restaurants, and at Country...

After their kids left home, Kathy Wolter and her husband Jeff hit the road as truck drivers

Making the change from being a full-time mom and dealing with an empty nest is never easy. Luckily for Kathy Wolter and her husband,...

Mexico-based carriers can still operate in United States under USMCA

For years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect on Jan. 1, 1994, the trucking industry in the U.S. worried...

Love’s Financial announces acquisition of Vero Business Capital, Foley Business Capital

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Financial, a member of the Love’s Family of Companies, announced July 1 that it has acquired two freight factoring companies:...

10 fleets will win year’s supply of diesel exhaust fluid in BlueDEF ‘small business stimulus’ contest

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — During the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. has experienced a significant economic downturn and faced challenges like never before. Amid the panic...

VIDEOS

Trucker News Channel — Trucker buried alive

In this video, we cover: A trucker is buried alive | Train hits big rig | NFL star fights trucker | CAT Scale's Rig...

The Trucker News Channel — Dead body found on top of trailer

David Compton: Hi, I'm David Compton. A dead body is found on top of a trailer, border agents find a surprise inside a load of...

The Trucker News Channel – Getting $10 a mile

In this show we cover... - Trucker has stash of pipe bombs - Toll workers losing their jobs - Getting $10 a mile the hard way - Iowa...

The Trucker News Channel – Trucker gun battle

In this edition we cover... - Trucker shoots it out with cops - Bees close down truck stop in Nevada - Customs broker scam Hi, I'm David Compton....

The Trucker News Channel Episode #103

In this episode... - Freight brokers - $2 million in cash inside cab - Try logging on and then off - Cat Scale Rig of the Week

LATEST TRUCKING NEWS

TravelCenters of America offers free meals to veterans on July 4

WESTLAKE, Ohio —All active duty military, veterans and reservists can be treated to a complimentary meal at select quick service restaurants, and at Country...

After their kids left home, Kathy Wolter and her husband Jeff hit the road as truck drivers

Making the change from being a full-time mom and dealing with an empty nest is never easy. Luckily for Kathy Wolter and her husband,...

Mexico-based carriers can still operate in United States under USMCA

For years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect on Jan. 1, 1994, the trucking industry in the U.S. worried...

Love’s Financial announces acquisition of Vero Business Capital, Foley Business Capital

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Financial, a member of the Love’s Family of Companies, announced July 1 that it has acquired two freight factoring companies:...

10 fleets will win year’s supply of diesel exhaust fluid in BlueDEF ‘small business stimulus’ contest

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — During the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. has experienced a significant economic downturn and faced challenges like never before. Amid the panic...

Minnesota DOT announces second round of state’s Highway Freight Program funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota cities, counties, ports, waterways, railroads and airports can apply for funding for highway and intermodal projects that benefit freight...

Fleet managers can take steps to ensure drivers’ safety on the road this Fourth of July weekend

PORTLAND, Ore. — While the Fourth of July holiday may mean a long weekend for many workers in the U.S., it may not be...

House approves $1.5 trillion plan to fix nation’s crumbling infrastructure

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House approved a $1.5 trillion plan July 1 to rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, pouring hundreds of billions of dollars...

Daimler Truck AG works toward series production of fuel cells for commercial trucks

STUTTGART, Germany — State-of-the-art production facilities, which will serve as a technological template for series production of fuel cells, are in the developmental stages...

Wheel-Check helps streamline drivers’ pre-trip inspections, improve safety

IRVINE, Calif. — Wheel separations from commercial vehicles, such as tractor-trailers, happen frequently on the highway. Unfortunately, it is difficult to spot a loosened...

Volvo Trucks’ auto hauler redesigned to deliver maximum payload

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The roll-out of the new Volvo auto hauler (VAH), a specialized solution for the auto-transport industry, completes the design overhaul of...

Trucking industry, U.S. border agency weigh in as USMCA takes effect, replacing NAFTA

WASHINGTON — The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect at 12 a.m. today (Wednesday, July 1), replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement...

Treasury to loan $700 million to trucking company DOD sued in 2018

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A struggling trucking company once sued by the Department of Defense (DOD) is getting a $700 million loan from the...

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Data shows major shift in driver turnover by freight sector before...

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Driver turnover rates spiked early in the first quarter of 2020 before they trended down in March to all-time lows,...

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The Trucker Newspaper July 1, 2020 Digital Edition

The Trucker Newspaper – July 1, 2020 Digital Edition

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The Trucker Newspaper July 1, 2020 Digital Edition: FMCSA extends and modifies COVID-19 pandemic HOS suspension: routine deliveries now excluded