VIDEOS

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...

Tennessee DOT celebrates I-440 project completion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner Clay Bright joined state and local officials today to celebrate the completion...

The Truck Boss Show — Patriotic Stack Hack

In the most recent episode of the The Truck Boss Show, the team discusses Road Warrior nominations, entertainment hauling with Brian Brase, cranked up...

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...

Brake Safety Week scheduled for August 23-29, CVSA says

GREENBELT, Md. — Brake Safety Week will proceed as planned Aug. 23-29, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). During the weeklong event, law-enforcement...

Walcott Truckers Jamboree moves online this year, but truckers still eat free at Iowa 80 Kitchen July 9-11

WALCOTT, Iowa — The 2020 Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicked off today (July 9) in a new online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Werner Enterprises granted temporary exemption on recordkeeping portion of FMCSA’s hours-of-service requirements

OMAHA, Neb. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a temporary exemption to Omaha, Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises on part of the...

All TA and Petro travel centers now open; staff working to prevent spread of COVID-19

WESTLAKE, Ohio — As states reach various stages of reopening and cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the nation, TA and Petro travel...

Taxpayer lawsuit against California city, police department claims discrimination against minority trucking contractors

OAKLAND, Calif. — More than 50 minority truckers are planning to file a petition in support of a lawsuit against the Oakland Police Department...

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...

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...

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 -...

LATEST TRUCKING NEWS

Brake Safety Week scheduled for August 23-29, CVSA says

GREENBELT, Md. — Brake Safety Week will proceed as planned Aug. 23-29, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). During the weeklong event, law-enforcement...

FMCSA grants flexibility in random drug-testing requirements during COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is offering flexibility to motor carriers that are unable to comply with random drug and...

TA Express to open first location in California later this year

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc. is making plans to open a new TA Express in California later this year. The company, which operates...

Walcott Truckers Jamboree moves online this year, but truckers still eat free at Iowa 80 Kitchen July 9-11

WALCOTT, Iowa — The 2020 Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicked off today (July 9) in a new online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Seven new Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations are now open

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops has opened seven new Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations that are open 24/7. The locations offer tire,...

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...

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....

LATEST TRUCKING NEWS

Brake Safety Week scheduled for August 23-29, CVSA says

GREENBELT, Md. — Brake Safety Week will proceed as planned Aug. 23-29, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). During the weeklong event, law-enforcement...

FMCSA grants flexibility in random drug-testing requirements during COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is offering flexibility to motor carriers that are unable to comply with random drug and...

TA Express to open first location in California later this year

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc. is making plans to open a new TA Express in California later this year. The company, which operates...

Walcott Truckers Jamboree moves online this year, but truckers still eat free at Iowa 80 Kitchen July 9-11

WALCOTT, Iowa — The 2020 Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicked off today (July 9) in a new online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Seven new Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations are now open

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops has opened seven new Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations that are open 24/7. The locations offer tire,...

Family tradition: TJ Kounkel is a third-generation trucker with award-winning Peterbilt

MERRILL, Iowa — Farming and trucking are two professions that often run in families. TJ Kounkel’s family has a tradition of both. In addition to...

dexFreight collaborates with TruckPark to celebrate ‘driver heroes,’ provide safe parking solutions

Helping professional drivers safely and efficiently transport freight throughout the nation is the goal of both dexFreight and TruckPark. To that end, the two...

Werner Enterprises granted temporary exemption on recordkeeping portion of FMCSA’s hours-of-service requirements

OMAHA, Neb. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a temporary exemption to Omaha, Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises on part of the...

All TA and Petro travel centers now open; staff working to prevent spread of COVID-19

WESTLAKE, Ohio — As states reach various stages of reopening and cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the nation, TA and Petro travel...

Convoy, KeepTruckin partner to help carriers provide timely, reliable service

SEATTLE — A new technology partnership between Convoy, a digital freight network, and KeepTruckin, a provider of fleet-management technology, is designed to help carriers simplify...

Factoring can keep owner-operators’ cash flowing in uncertain times

One of the most difficult things about owning and operating a small trucking business is cash flow. Company drivers and owner-operators who are leased...

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, Georgia’s State Road and Tollway Authority to join E-ZPass network

WILMINGTON, Del. — The E-ZPass Group announced July 6 that Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise and the State Road and Tollway Authority of Georgia will join the...

Participating merchants now offer fuel discount for truckers using WEX account

PORTLAND, Maine — WEX, a provider of financial technology services, recently notified its trucking customers that they now have access to WEX’s fuel discount...

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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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Convoy, KeepTruckin partner to help carriers provide timely, reliable service

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SEATTLE — A new technology partnership between Convoy, a digital freight network, and KeepTruckin, a provider of fleet-management technology, is designed to help carriers simplify...

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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