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Rock ‘n’ roll driver: Chip Warterfield shares the story behind transporting concert, performance stage productions

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You’ve got your tickets in hand, a smile on your face and a sense of eagerness as you wait for the concert to start. Ever since you bought those tickets, you’ve been anticipating this night — the night you...

STAYING FIT ON THE ROAD

Operation Safe Driver Week is set, but are you?

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will kick off its annual Operation Safe Driver Week July 11, and it will continue through July 17....

Consider these tips to protect your knees

Knee injuries are no joke, and neither are those minor aches and pains that develop in our knees over time.The nature of a professional...

Drivers should work to become a top ‘draft pick’ for motor carriers

Each year, when the NFL free agency draft pick starts, with pro teams looking to pick up the best-of-the-best plays and put together a...

Steering Your Way to Better Health: Drivers Nicole Patterson, Jason Hawes take top spots in squat competition

“Steering Your Way to Better Health” challenged truck drivers to squat their way to a healthy lifestyle.The latest Fit to Pass fitness challenge was...

No gym? No problem! Flexible workout can be done anywhere, no equipment needed

Ever used the excuse of not being near the gym to justify not exercising? Not that professional drivers often have the luxury stopping at...

Understanding your heart rate is first step in extending your body’s ‘miles’

When it comes managing your heart rate, it’s kind of like the speed of your truck and managing fuel efficiency. Drivers and carriers are...

Sitting: The new ‘stop smoking’ warning

The latest research, according to The Mayo Clinic shows that sitting may be more harmful to your health than smoking. Ouch. That’s not good...

THE TRUCKER JOBS MAGAZINE

The Trucker Jobs Magazine – May 2021 Digital Edition

The Trucker Jobs Magazine - May 2021 Digital Edition: Rock n' roll Driver: Chip Warterfield shares the story behind transporting concert, performance stage productions | Job Resources | Along For The Ride

The Trucker Jobs Magazine – April 2021 Digital Edition

The Trucker Jobs Magazine - April 2021 Digital Edition: Passing Down Passion: Pennsylvania family shares a father-son love of trucking | Job Resources | Along For The Ride | Owning the Wheel

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TRUCK DRIVING JOB VIDEOS

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The Trucker News Channel — Tiny Trucker

In this episode, we cover drivers battling 90 mph wind gusts in California and an autonomous convoy traveled nearly 300 miles through Pennsylvania, Ohio...

The Trucker News Channel – Big Rig on Patrol

In this episode, we cover big-rig cops on patrol in Florida and a tractor-trailer nearly crashed into a Pennsylvania high school. Plus, Sandia labs...

The Trucker News Channel — Whose lane is it anyway?

In this episode, we cover: A Swedish manufacturer is making its autonomous, electric transport vehicles available globally, lane markings in Utah leave drivers wondering,...

The Trucker News Channel — Toyota Looks to Electrify

In this episode, we cover Toyota looking to get into the Class 8 electric truck market, border patrol sends a drug-smuggling attempt down the...

The Trucker News Channel — Dashcam Fireball

In this episode, we cover work-zone traffic monitoring in the air, a fleet of low-emission trucks christen the long-awaited Port of Long Beach bridge....

The Trucker News Channel — Primetime Driver

In this episode, we cover a special thanks to truck drivers during the Primetime Emmy Awards and roughly 15,000 Volvo trucks are being recalled...

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 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 terminalTucker Russ: Hey, truckers, I'm Tucker. Anheuser-Busch's...

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TRUCK DRIVING JOB NEWS

DAT: One year after touching bottom, spot truckload rates are soaring

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Spot truckload rates remained near all-time highs during the week ending May 3, one year after bottoming out as U.S. economies...

DOL withdraws ‘independent contractor’ rule; trucking industry weighs in

WASHINGTON — Effective May 6, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has withdrawn the Independent Contractor Rule.When the DOL initially published the rule in...

Driver availability index hit new low in March, says ACT

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The to the latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, which includes data for March, shows the Driver Availability Index...

DAT Truckload Volume Index shows spot van, reefer rates set records

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Spot truckload van and refrigerated freight rates hit all-time highs in March, according to DAT Freight & Analytics. Demand for flatbed...

U.S. economy, truck market now ‘as good as it gets,’ says ACT analyst

COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook, the list of things to like — from...

Understanding Clearinghouse rules is essential for small trucking businesses

Starting up your own trucking business with your own authority is a big step that adds complexity to your business. Growing your business from...

U.S. Xpress partners with program matching service dogs with vets suffering from PTSD

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — It’s estimated that anywhere from 11% to 30% of military veterans experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following their service, depending on...

Truck sales data shows 2020 numbers likely to end on a high note

Sales of new Class 8 trucks and trailers are poised to end 2020 on a strong note, reflecting buyer confidence in a growing economy.For...

ATA’s truck tonnage index rose 3.7% in November but still lagged 3.8% behind last year

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 3.7% in November after falling 5% in October. In...

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