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Trucks on Snowy Interstate

States enact commercial-vehicle restrictions as winter storm approaches Mid-Atlantic, Northeast regions of U.S.

The National Weather Service is predicting a major winter storm that’s expected to create extremely hazardous conditions in the nation’s Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions from...
Joe Biden December 15

Buttigieg officially named as Biden’s pick for secretary of transportation

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Dec. 15 formally announced Pete Buttigieg as his pick for the secretary of transportation. Buttigieg, 38, served as...
Driver in Cab of Truck

How to stay compliant if your ELD goes down

While we’d prefer technology to work perfectly all the time, sometimes it fails. If this should happen to your electronic logging device (ELD) during...
Trucks Leaving Pfizer

COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic U.S. effort

PORTAGE, Mich. — The first of many freezer-packed COVID-19 vaccine vials made their way to distribution sites across the U.S. on Sunday, Dec. 13,...
Vincente Lopez

Wyoming truckers note variances in COVID-19 response from state to state

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — While many Wyomingites’ experiences during the pandemic have been shaped by state- or county-level reactions, truck drivers in the area have...
Rene Anderson

Christmas on wheels: Holiday bling adds seasonal spirit to these big rigs

Just because truckers are on the road most of the year — including during the holidays — doesn’t mean that they can’t bring a...
Rahm Emanuel

AP source: Emanuel’s prospects as nation’s transportation secretary increasingly unlikely

WASHINGTON — Rahm Emanuel's chances of landing a top Cabinet post in Joe Biden’s administration appear increasingly unlikely after the former Chicago mayor emerged...

Truck Boss Show — Smart Trailer Tech & Freight Rate Deep Dive

Learn about all-time high rejections, the do’s and don’ts of cargo protection, a reminder to check those smoke detectors, and we dispel the myth...
Folds of Honor driver Ken Armstrong

A powerful message: Custom-wrapped truck highlights nonprofit’s service to families of those who gave...

Old Glory plays many roles in the lives of service members. It flies in front of their homes, adorns their uniforms and, for some,...
Human Smuggling December 4

Border patrol agents find more than 200 illegal immigrants packed into commercial trailers

LAREDO, Texas — In two separate incidents during the first week of December, agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) stopped human smugglers...
Cocaine in Trailer

Indiana weigh-station inspection leads to discovery of 50 kilos of cocaine in commercial trailer

PORTER COUNTY, Ind. — Two California men were arrested in Indiana Monday, Dec. 7, when troopers with the Indiana State Police, discovered 50 kilos...
Flat bed truck on highway

Freight availability outpaces truck capacity, continues to drive rates higher as market balance tightens

Freight levels rose faster than the number of available trucks in October, driving prices higher. That’s the general consensus among several data sources viewed.ACT...
Ivan Hernandez and T680

Ivan Hernandez named Transition Trucking’s Top Military Veteran Rookie Driver of the year

CHILLECOTHE, Ohio — Ivan Hernandez, a military veteran with 20 years in the U.S. Army and a driver for Werner Enterprises, received the annual...
Arizona Snow Plow

Arizona DOT works to keep commerce moving along heavily traveled roads during winter storms

PHOENIX — Each year, winter storms affect major interstates in Arizona, such as Interstate 40 and Interstate 17, impacting thousands of cars and trucks...
Indiana Fatal Crash

Michigan tanker driver killed in single-vehicle rollover accident

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. — Trucker Stephen Robert Downs, 61, of Colon, Michigan, was killed Friday, Dec. 5, in a single-vehicle semi rollover crash on...
Courtroom Hearing

Maryland man pleads guilty to scheme to steal over $233,000 in billing fraud

BALTIMORE — A Maryland man pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a scheme to steal more than $200,000 from the company where he worked...
Coronavirus Vaccine

ATA calls for trucking workforce to be among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has called on policymakers across various levels of government, asking that members of the trucking industry...
COVID 19 Vaccine

FMCSA expands emergency declaration to include transport of COVID-19 vaccine; extends regulatory relief through...

WASHINGTON — Because of the continuing national emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended Emergency Declaration No....
CBP Narcotics Nov 25

CBP seizes more than $10 million in narcotics hidden in commercial trucks Thanksgiving week

LAREDO, Texas, and PROGRESO, Texas — In three separate enforcement actions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents seized narcotics with a total value...
Happy Hauliday

Pilot Flying J wishes truckers a happy ‘hauliday’ with daily giveaways through Dec. 12

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — During Pilot Flying J’s annual Hauliday Giveaway, Dec. 1-12, professional drivers can win daily prizes, including inverters, radios, GPS units, gift...