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The Trucker News Staff
The Trucker News Staff produces engaging content for not only, but also The Trucker Newspaper, which has been serving the trucking industry for more than 30 years. With a focus on drivers, the Trucker News Staff aims to provide relevant, objective content pertaining to the trucking segment of the transportation industry. The Trucker News Staff is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
SoCal Expressway

California agency releases long-range plan for sustainable transportation system

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — By the year 2050, moving around California will be safer, cleaner and simpler, with more mobility options, according to Caltrans, the...
Loves Bath NY

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location off I-86 in Bath, New York

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Bath, New York, thanks to a truck stop that opened Thursday, March 4....
COVID 19 vaccination

Trucking groups ask CDC to designate truck stops as COVID-19 vaccine sites

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A group of organizations representing the trucking industry have asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use truck...
Schneider Intermodal

Schneider marks 30 years of intermodal transport; touts service as sustainable shipping model

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider is celebrating a milestone this year with the 30th anniversary of the company’s intermodal service. In 1991, in an...
DAT Feb 28 Graph

DAT: Spot truckload posts jump 24% week ending Feb. 28

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Amid record freight volumes for the time of year, national average spot truckload van and refrigerated rates swung back up to...
Volkswagen versus Semi

Charges pending against driver, passenger who crashed into semi during police chase

LAKE COUNTY, Ind. — The driver and passenger of a passenger vehicle that crashed into a tractor-trailer while attempting to flee Indiana State Police...
Weigh Station

PrePass expands Missouri weigh station bypass network to include 19 locations

PHOENIX — PrePass has more than a dozen new weigh-station locations in Missouri to its mobile bypass app, bringing the total number of Missouri Department...
Averitt Orlando Team

Averitt associates totaled 5,000 hours of community service in 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates combined gave more than 5,000 hours of community service as part of the company’s Team Up Community Challenge in...

CAT Scale Rig of the Week — Dan Baker

For a western-themed Kenworth W900 Icon, what could be a better name than “The Duke” as a tribute to the greatest western icon, John...
US Senate

Senators reintroduce bill to promote women in trucking

WASHINGTON — The Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was reintroduced in Congress in late February by members of the Senate Committee on Commerce,...
Loves Travel Stop Sign

Love’s to limit trucker services at Ormond Beach, Florida, location during Bike Week

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — In expectation of unusually heavy traffic as motorcyclists converge on the Ormond Beach/Daytona Beach area during Florida’s Bike Week, the...
Volvo Trucks Dealer Vanguard Houston

Vanguard Truck Centers opens new Volvo Trucks dealership in Houston

HOUSTON — Volvo Trucks North America dealer Vanguard Truck Centers has invested $23 million in a new facility — one of four locations in...
The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition March 1, 2021

The Trucker Newspaper – Digital Edition March 1, 2021

The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition March 1, 2021: Designed to increase safety; ELDs provide data, plus some unintended consequences for trucking industry
Pete Buttigieg

‘Some sort of road usage levy necessary,’ says USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg

WASHINGTON — Restoring the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) must occur in a way that is “sustainable, predictable, defensible, and affordable” with...
The Trucker Jobs Magazine - March 2021

The Trucker Jobs Magazine – March 2021 Digital Edition

The Trucker Jobs Magazine - March 2021 Digital Edition: The Right Dog for the Road: South Carolina driver puts love, training into his passenger-seat pups. | Job Resources | Along For The Ride | Owning the Wheel
Fleet Advantage Arc Broward Check

Fleet Advantage donation of $15,000 will help people with special needs, developmental disabilities

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Kids Around the Corner, a charitable foundation created by Fleet Advantage to support communities, in February donated $15,000 to Arc...
Kenworth T680E

Kenworth’s battery-electric T680E eligible for $120,000 voucher incentive in California

KIRKLAND, Wash. — The new Kenworth T680E battery-electric vehicle is now available — and it qualifies for a $120,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying...
Gaston College 1

Gaston College training program helps make truck driving a family tradition

DALLAS, N.C. — The Truck Driver Training program at North Carolina’s Gaston College has helped put four members of one local family on the road...
Western Star Logger

Peach State Truck Center adds Western Star lineup to Birmingham Freightliner dealership

ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Peach State Truck Centers has acquired the Western Star franchise from Long-Lewis in Birmingham, Alabama. The Western Star brand will be...
Penske Truck on Road

Penske Logistics announces 2020 ‘wall of fame’ inductees

READING, Pa. — Penske Logistics this month announced the carrier’s Class of 2020 Driver Wall of Fame inductees, as well as members of the...