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As the most widely read trucking industry newspaper, this product specifically targets truck drivers, which is printed and distributed to truck stops and travel centers nationwide, and to its subscription-based readers. The Trucker is published and delivered twice a month.
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In the October 1 edition of The Trucker
, truckers are left "circling the lot" after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure marks up the infrastructure bill — omitting considerations for truck parking. Also, a Florida jury delivers a landmark $1 billion nuclear verdict against two carriers. This edition's At the Truck Stop shares the story of an Arkansas trucker's mission to find and restore his father's Peterbiltm and a California high school teacher/truck driver works to prepare a new generation of drivers for the trucking industry. Click here for more issues of The Trucker Newspaper online.
In the September 15 edition of The Trucker
, we take a look at the future of long-range zero-emission vehicles in the trucking industry, and California’s first electric truck stop is in the works. Hurricane Ida made headlines as it left a swath of destruction through Louisiana and caused floods, storms and tornadoes along in many other states. In business, freight may be scarce at times because of product shortages, but analysts say drivers lucky enough to snag loads will be paid well. In addition, you’ll find out how trucking steered a troubled youth to the “straight and narrow,” and get ...Read More
In the September 1 edition of The Trucker
, trucking organizations react to the Senate's passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and charges are filed against an Indiana man after a kidnapping ends in a crash with a semi. Check out Rythym of the Road with Kris Rutherford for a musical history of truckers and speeding. At the Truck Stop features team drivers Jill and Dean Coulter, who discovered a career in trucking when they needed a little extra income. A shortage of parts continues to plague tractor and trailer manufacturers, and this edition's Safety Series offers tips to help drivers ...Read More
In the August 15 edition of The Trucker
, find out how a new Texas law could change the playing field and discourage nuclear lawsuits against trucking companies. A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to do away with the 12% federal excise tax (FET) on heavy trucks and trailers, and President Joe Biden touts his “Buy American” program during a visit to Mack Truck’s Pennsylvania assembly plant. In addition, lawsuits have been filed against two trucking companies and a driver following the release of a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding a fatal interstate crash ...Read More
Truck parking problems once again make headlines in the August 1 edition of The Trucker
, as the Minneapolis City Council votes to ban street parking for commercial trucks within city limits. Meanwhile, in Connecticut, commercial trucks traveling any roads or highways in the state will be subject to a vehicle-miles traveled tax, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Weren’t able to make it to the Iowa 80’s 2021 Walcott Truckers Jamboree? Check out the photo spread on Pages 10-11 for scenes from the event. World traveler Carina BeeBe is featured in this edition’s At the Truck Stop, and find out how and ...Read More
July 15 edition has all the information on bridges. The closure of the I-40 bridge sparks a conversation on recent bridges. Aside from the catastrophe, the charges could be dropped for a truck driver who drove through a crowd of Minneapolis protesters last year and the Iowa Department of Transportation partners with the agriculture industry to handle livestock and transport crashes. 'Ask the Attorney' Brad Klepper reviews how hate speech fits into the First Amendment and Women in Trucking's Nikki Weaver is a Driver of the Year in 'At The Truck Stop.' In business, freight volumes are down, ...Read More
The first July edition of The Trucker
focuses on Connecticut legislators reviewing a trucks-only road tax. Bridge closures are planned for the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge on page four. The Trucker Trainer switches it up with an insight into telematics and country music star Randy Travis is in the Rhythm of the Road review. The Ask The Attorney section covers the methods used for interpreting the U.S. Constitution and At The Truck Stop features Don Talley, the TravelCenters of America's 2021 Citizen Driver. A backlog of truck orders is nearing 10 months according to reports and an overview of avoiding parking pitfalls ...Read More
The June 15 edition of The Trucker
contains transportation issues within the agriculture industry and updates on phase two of the I-40 bridge repairs and what to expect in the 2021 hurricane season. Inside the edition, you'll find the research priorities for the American Transportation Research Institute, the dates for this year's Brake Safety Week from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CDL and CDP extension waiver. Due to the extension, The Trucker Trainer column provides information on scheduling a medical certification for CDL holders on page eight. The "At The Truck Stop" section features one ...Read More
The Trucker June 1 edition has all the up-to-date information you need about the I-40 bridge crack and an investigation of a Colonial Pipeline company owner who paid hackers. Those worried about truck driver shortages can read about a tanker truck driver shortage with the Colonial Pipeline impact on the first page. Flip through the rest of The Trucker and find information on the American Trucking Association's renewal contract of the president and CEO Chris Spear and the Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition. June's At The Truck Stop section follows Lori and Mitch Broderson, team truck drivers and the Safety Series continues with a review on ...