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Karen Noel

Owner-operator Karen Noel named WIT’s January member of the month

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PLOVER, Wis. — Karen Noel, an owner-operator with Forward Air, has been named January member of the month by the Women in Trucking Association...
KYTC Tow Plow

Kentucky transportation agency using new ‘tow plows’ to keep roads clear of snow, ice

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PADUCAH, Ky. — In recent weeks, motorists traveling Interstate 24 and Interstate 69 in Western Kentucky may have seen a couple of pieces of...
Military Vet with Service Dog

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

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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...
Pilot Flying J

U.S. appeals court upholds tossing of 3 Pilot convictions

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by prosecutors to restore the tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot...
Russ Allen

Iowa trucker concludes 33-year career with TMC Transport, offers advice to new drivers

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DES MOINES, Iowa — On Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, Iowa trucker Russ Allen returned his keys to TMC Transportation for the final time, ending...
Women In Distress Donation

Fleet Advantage donations support local women’s shelter, provide holiday gifts for children

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Kids Around the Corner, a foundation created by Fleet Advantage in 2014 to support the needs of communities where Fleet...
Semi Truck on Road

NHTSA announces consent order with Daimler Trucks North America; DTNA to pay civil penalty...

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WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Dec. 31 announced a consent order with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) following an investigation...
Howard and Liam Salmon

TA’s register roundup campaign for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund raises $88k for truckers...

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WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America (TA) extends a word of thanks to customers across the nation for raising $88,000 for the St. Christopher...
Bill McNamee with Trucker Buddy Mascots

A true zoo story: Driver keeps Trucker Buddy classrooms engaged by sharing the fun...

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In three decades on the road, Bill McNamee has piled up enough adventures to fill several volumes — but he hasn’t done it alone....
Jordan A Barson

FMCSA declares Arizona trucker who struck, killed bicyclists to be ‘imminent hazard’

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Arizona-licensed commercial driver Jordan Alexander Barson to be an...
Pfizer Vaccine Rollout Dec 13

‘No greater honor’: Truckers play vital role in distribution of long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines

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For most of the world’s population, 2020 brought never-before-seen challenges, beginning with a global pandemic caused by a new coronavirus first discovered in China...
Haulin 4 Hunger

Charitable Works: Trucking organizations continue to give back during year of unprecedented challenges

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WASHINGTON — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), an industry-wide education and image movement, shared stories of the unique ways that the trucking industry has...
Sisters in front of Freightliner

California sisters team up to hit the road, continue new chapters in their lives

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Six years ago, when Dorin Kauhi opened a new chapter of her life as a truck driver, it caught the attention of her sister,...
Navistar LT Series

International trucks now offer latest version of Bendix collision-mitigation system

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LISLE, Ill. — International Truck, produced by Navistar International Corp., now offers enhanced features of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision-mitigation system on its LT,...
CFI Truckloads WISH donation

CFI associates donate more than $40,000 to 20 charities in 2020 Truckloads of Treasures...

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JOPLIN, Mo. — Associates at CFI, an operating company of TFI International Inc., offered financial support to 20 charities across the U.S., Canada and...
CBP 37 Million in Meth

Border patrol agents in California, Texas seize meth concealed in tractor-trailers

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NILAND, Calif., and PHARR, Texas — In two separate actions on Dec. 19, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in California’s El Centro Sector...
Truck Inspection

More than 12,000 vehicles placed out of service during CVSA’s 2020 International Roadcheck

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GREENBELT, Md. — During the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2020 International Roadcheck, more than 50,000 inspections were conducted throughout the U.S., Canada and...
Fremont Bridge Seattle Washington

Seattle scales back bridge earthquake retrofits after estimate jumps from $67 million to $731...

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SEATTLE — The Seattle Department of Transportation now says reinforcing 16 bridges to better withstand earthquakes would cost hundreds of millions of dollars more...
Girl Scout Supply Chain Patch

Delivering more than cookies: Ryder partners with Girl Scouts to create supply chain patch

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MIAMI — Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida (GSTF) and Ryder System Inc. have created a new program to teach girls across the U.S. about the...
Loves Bliss Idaho

Idaho now home to Love’s largest-ever location; new travel centers also open in Illinois,...

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Bliss, Idaho, with the company’s largest-ever location at more than 21,000 square feet....