Plagued by supply chain constraints throughout 2021, manufacturers of Class 8 trucks stepped up both production and sales in December, achieving the third-best December monthly
The market for both new and used Class 8 trucks is tight, but those with the desire to upgrade equipment or start a trucking business
Data for the final month of 2021 isn’t in yet, but November turned out to be a good month for both freight volumes and rates.
In an industry where drivers frequently change jobs trying to find more favorable conditions, Andrea Lewis is an anomaly. “I’ve never really quit jobs,” she
There are many people who can describe the difficulty of starting up a business in the trucking industry. Doing so as a woman — and
Some trucking organizations and carriers claim it’s the most important issue the trucking industry is facing today. Others, such as the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association
Every week, it seems, there’s another story about a truck and a bridge. One week, it’s a tractor-trailer damaging a suspension bridge by hitting a
There was little change to the numbers of new Class 8 trucks sold on the U.S. market in November. The “good news/bad news” freight market
To some, it’s the most important issue the trucking industry is dealing with today. To others, it’s a red herring that represents the industry’s unwillingness
It all started in 1951 with a truck, a pair of trailers, and a dream, the story goes. At least, one of the stories. That’s
If you’re considering the purchase of your own trailer, the first question to ask yourself — and answer with total honesty — is: Why? The
If you’re paying attention to the trucking industry, you already know the trucking industry is suffering a driver shortage, according to many sources. In fact,
Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting social and economic turmoil of 2020, 2021 was supposed to be a “normal” year for
Electric vehicles (EVs) have been prominent in many recent transportation headlines, due in large part to their prominent role in the recently passed infrastructure act.
The final two weeks of the year can be a joyful time filled with Christmas cheer, creating new memories with family, and making plans for
There was more freight to haul in October and the rates to haul it rose higher, according to industry sources. The American Trucking Associations (ATA)
Sure, safety is a priority. You make safety a priority in everything you do. You aren’t alone. Carriers emblazon the idea across their web pages,
The long wait for delivery of a new Class 8 truck rose again in October, reaching 14.6 months if production continues at the same rate.
If you’re thinking of buying a truck of your own, you’ve got some important decisions to make. One of the most important of those decisions
Even from a distance, the lights tell you that an approaching vehicle is a commercial motor vehicle. If there’s a hill, even a small one,