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ATA President & CEO Chris Spear Praises the Critical Contributions of Professional Drivers during 2020

American Trucking Associations President & CEO Chris Spear joins PodWheels Network Executive Producer Greg Thompson to share some National Truck Driver Appreciation Week reflections...

ES Programs & Webinar Series Highlighted On Radio Nemo

Expediter Services President Jason Williams was invited to be a part of the National Truck Driver Appreciation Week interview series on Radio Nemo, which...

Driver Appreciation: Meet Dart Transit’s Tom Kearns

As part of celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the PodWheels Network is placing a spotlight on Tom Kearns, a company driver in the...

TRUCKING VIDEOS

Professional driver Jacinda Duran announces nominees for Emmy award

Professional truck driver, Jacinda Duran, introduced the nominees for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie during the 72nd annual Emmy Awards.

The Trucker News Channel — Truckers Helping Truckers

In this episode we cover a security camera captured footage of a truck leaving a trail of flames on a Texas highway, and customers...

The Trucker News Channel — GPS Fail

In this episode we cover a trucker stuck on an ATV/Snowmobile Road in Oregon as well as a hand-drawn license plate attempt in Kentucky....

The Truck Boss Show — Rest Stop Roundup & Onaway Speedway Highlights

Tons of great info in this week’s show! Hear some advice from an OHP Trooper about what law enforcement officials look for during an...

ATA highlights truckers’ response to COVID-19 pandemic during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, Sept. 14, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), along with thousands of its members and partners, the American Trucking Associations began...

Utah Highway Patrol video shows tractor-trailers blown over by strong winds

Several trucks driving through parts of Utah late last week experienced hurricane-force winds. It is reported that more than 45 tractor-trailers were blown over...

The Trucker News Channel — Special Convoy

In this episode we have a story about a couple truckers who got to haul a record-breaking load in Washington while an unexpected discovery...

Connecticut workplace shooter says gun fired by accident

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A man charged with wounding his boss and another employee in a Sept. 22 shooting at a Connecticut trucking repair...

Easier said than done: Driver shares story of team battling COVID-19 while on the road

Before deciding to become a professional truck driver in 2005, Glenn Helmly spent 25 years working as an EMT, often coming to the aid...

As a fourth-generation trucker, Ryan Tune puts his chromed-out Peterbilt to work for the family business

Imagine making a plan to order a new truck — make, model, engine, transmission, even the paint color. Then imagine finding that truck on...

Sales of new, used Class 8 trucks climb in response to record freight rates; pre-pandemic numbers could indicate a return to normalcy

Class 8 trucks sold at pre-pandemic levels on the U.S. market in August, reaching the highest numbers of the year. Orders for trucks to...

The Trucker News Channel — Truckers Helping Truckers

In this episode we cover a security camera captured footage of a truck leaving a trail of flames on a Texas highway, and customers...

UPDATED Sept. 23: Two wounded in workplace shooting at Connecticut trucking repair company, suspect in custody

UPDATED 9:42 a.m. CDT: Police released name of suspect; provided more details on arrest. SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A shooter opened fire and wounded two...

VIDEOS

The Trucker News Channel — Special Convoy

In this episode we have a story about a couple truckers who got to haul a record-breaking load in Washington while an unexpected discovery...

The Trucker News Channel — Road Warriors

In this episode we have a story about a trucker abandoning a military tank along the interstate, Pilot Flying J's Road Warriors contest winners,...

The Trucker News Channel – SC Port Terminal

In this episode we cover: Beer logistics going green | Paper products exempt again | SC ports new terminal Tucker Russ: Hey, truckers, I'm Tucker. Anheuser-Busch's...

The Trucker News Channel — Wild Ride

In this episode we cover: Wild Ride in Florida | SuperRigs | Remembering Bill Mack Tucker Russ: Hey, truckers. I'm Tucker. A Florida man causes...

The Trucker News Channel — Stuck Truck

In this episode we cover: Stuck Truck in Massachusetts | Renewable diesel in California | CAT Scale Rig of the Week | Fittest Driver:...

The Trucker News Channel — Truck Stop Pop

In this episode we cover: Truck Stop Pop | Truck Stop Face Coverings | Self-driving is a Decade Away Tucker Russ: Hey, truckers, I'm Tucker. A...

The Trucker News Channel — Condiment Calamity

In this video we cover: Condiment Calamity | Troopers in Trucks | Passenger-seat Pets Tucker: Hey, truckers. I'm Tucker. A truck carrying condiments is hit by...

The Trucker News Channel — Roadside BBQ

In this episode, we cover: Roadside BBQ | Mack’s Nascar hauler wraps | Emergency landing Tucker: Hey, you truckers. I'm Tucker. A truck carrying raw...

The Trucker News Channel — Moving America Forward?

In this episode we cover: House passes infrastructure bill |Record marijuana bust at border |CAT Scale Rig of the Week | DOT examiner sentenced Tucker: Hey...

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...

VIDEOS

The Trucker News Channel — Special Convoy

In this episode we have a story about a couple truckers who got to haul a record-breaking load in Washington while an unexpected discovery...

The Trucker News Channel — Road Warriors

In this episode we have a story about a trucker abandoning a military tank along the interstate, Pilot Flying J's Road Warriors contest winners,...

The Trucker News Channel – SC Port Terminal

In this episode we cover: Beer logistics going green | Paper products exempt again | SC ports new terminal Tucker Russ: Hey, truckers, I'm Tucker. Anheuser-Busch's...

The Trucker News Channel — Wild Ride

In this episode we cover: Wild Ride in Florida | SuperRigs | Remembering Bill Mack Tucker Russ: Hey, truckers. I'm Tucker. A Florida man causes...

The Trucker News Channel — Stuck Truck

In this episode we cover: Stuck Truck in Massachusetts | Renewable diesel in California | CAT Scale Rig of the Week | Fittest Driver:...

PODCAST OF THE WEEK
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ES Programs & Webinar Series Highlighted On Radio Nemo

Expediter Services President Jason Williams was invited to be a part of the National Truck Driver Appreciation Week interview series on Radio Nemo, which...

Driver Appreciation: Meet Dart Transit’s Tom Kearns

As part of celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the PodWheels Network is placing a spotlight on Tom Kearns, a company driver in the...

LATEST TRUCKING NEWS

ATA truck tonnage index drops 5.6% from July to August 2020, landing 8.9% below August 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.6% in August after declining 1.4% in July. In...

Walmart announces plans to transition to electric, zero-emission long-haul trucks by 2040

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart Inc. has announced plans to “double down” on addressing the climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global...

House Appropriation Committee’s continuing resolution would extend FAST Act

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations issued a continuing resolution that would fund federal government programs from the beginning of fiscal year...

Clifford Roberson of Tyson Foods recognized as Trailer Technician Superstar during National Technician Appreciation Week

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and its Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) continued National Technician Appreciation week by recognizing the first...

Just one week left: Entry deadline for TCA’s Fleet Safety Awards is Friday, Oct. 2

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Oct. 2 entry deadline for Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) 2020 Fleet Safety Awards is rapidly approaching, and carriers are encouraged to...

Connecticut workplace shooter says gun fired by accident

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A man charged with wounding his boss and another employee in a Sept. 22 shooting at a Connecticut trucking repair...

Easier said than done: Driver shares story of team battling COVID-19 while on the road

Before deciding to become a professional truck driver in 2005, Glenn Helmly spent 25 years working as an EMT, often coming to the aid...

Steve Wheeler wins new Freightliner Cascadia in Landstar’s ‘Deliver to Win’ truck giveaway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Steve Wheeler of Greenville, North Carolina, an independent owner-operator for Landstar, has won a 2020 Freightliner Cascadia in in the 2020...

Like trucking industry, railroads working to reduce emissions, increase fuel economy

There’s no question that many drivers have experienced frustration over emissions mandates by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that have changed trucking. Both new...

Professional driver Jacinda Duran announces nominees for Emmy award

Professional truck driver, Jacinda Duran, introduced the nominees for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie during the 72nd annual Emmy Awards.

As a fourth-generation trucker, Ryan Tune puts his chromed-out Peterbilt to work for the family business

Imagine making a plan to order a new truck — make, model, engine, transmission, even the paint color. Then imagine finding that truck on...

Sales of new, used Class 8 trucks climb in response to record freight rates; pre-pandemic numbers could indicate a return to normalcy

Class 8 trucks sold at pre-pandemic levels on the U.S. market in August, reaching the highest numbers of the year. Orders for trucks to...

Daimler Trucks, Torc Robotics celebrate a year of successful collaboration; add testing center in New Mexico

STUTTGART, Germany, PORTLAND, Ore. and BLACKSBURG, Va. — September 2020 marks the one-year anniversary of a working partnership between Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics....

Trucks moved $60.7 billion in transborder freight during July 2020, up 7.5% from June

WASHINGTON — Trucks moved the majority of transborder freight between the U.S. and other North American countries (Canada and Mexico) during July 2020, according...

Old Dominion’s Mike Neer named Heavy-Duty Technician Superstar during National Technician Appreciation Week

ARLINGTON, Va. — Monday, Sept. 21, kicked off the inaugural National Technician Appreciation Week, presented by the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Technology & Maintenance...

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The Trucker Newspaper Digital Edition - September 15, 2020

The Trucker Newspaper – Digital Edition September 15, 2020

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The Trucker Newspaper - Digital Edition September 15, 2020: With some HOS changes poised to go into effect, a new pilot program means more could be on the horizon