Freight Groups Ask White House for West Coast Port Talks Mediator

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More than 100 groups that are concerned about the direction of newly contentious West Coast port contract talks asked President Obama to name a federal mediator to foster a settlement. “While the parties to the negotiation stated earlier this year that they would continue operations throughout the negotiations, we have seen crisis levels of congestion […]

Lawmakers approve transportation funding plan in South Dakota

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PIERRE, S.D. — Lawmakers looking for ways to pay for hundreds of millions of dollars in necessary repairs to highways and bridges have finalized a proposal that will go to the Legislature. The Highway Needs and Financing Committee passed the recommendations on Friday. Republican Sen. Mike Vehle is chairman of the committee. Vehle’s plan would […]

NASTC names its America’s Best Drivers team 2014

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The National Association of Small Trucking Companies named the 13 member drivers of its 2014 America’s Best Drivers team, among them independent owner-operator Richard Clapp, based in Villa Grove, Ill., with 46 years behind him and upward of 4 million accident free miles. [related-post id="69088"/]The members of the groups represent, all told, 533 years of […]

Trucking Adds Jobs As Unemployment Rate Drops

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Unemployment in the U.S. fell again in October, pushing the unemployment rate to its lowest level since July 2008, according to the U.S. Labor Department. The economy created 214,000 jobs during the month, pushing the unemployment rate a tenth of a percent lower to 5.8%. The for-hire trucking industry added 3,900 jobs during October, 2.5% […]

TravelCenters Offer Complimentary Meals on Veteran’s Day

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TravelCenters of America is inviting all truck drivers who are veterans to have a complimentary meal on Veteran’s Day. Participating TA and Petro Stopping Center sit down restaurants will be providing free meals for veterans to honor their service to the country. On Nov. 11, any veteran with a CDL license can receive a complimentary […]

Don’t mess with Texas: No. 1 for maintenance violations

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California is no slouch when it comes to enforcing trucking regulations, yet the state conducted 65,000 fewer truck inspections than Texas in 2013. While the Lone Star State is the largest of the contiguous states, there are other reasons it recorded a whopping 534,304 inspections last year. There are intense oilfield operations in the Eagle […]

State awarded $1M for transportation technology

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MONTPELIER – Vermont plans to use a $1 million federal grant to better manage traffic and enhance transportation technology. Vermont was one of six recipients of $4.034 million in grants announced Tuesday by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The grants are part of a program encouraging states to undertake innovative projects that could be replicated by […]

Pilot Flying J Founder Donates $1.25 Million To Advance Trucking’s Image Campaign

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WASHINGTON — The trucking industry hauled in 25% of what it needs to fund its five-year image campaign — Trucking Moves America Forward — with a single contribution of $1.25 million from Pilot Flying J travel plazas founder James Haslam II. Haslam came to a museum here to make the donation June 19 that was […]

More executives fired as criminal probe into Pilot’s rebate program continues

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Two more Pilot Flying J executives have been fired as the criminal investigation into the truck stop chain’s alleged manual rebate scam continues. A source close to the investigation has confirmed for Land Line on Monday, June 2, that John Freeman, vice president of sales at Pilot, as well as Vince Greco, who was the former director of […]

DAT Offers Web-Based Freight Brokerage Management System

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DAT Solutions said it is offering a Web-based version of its Keypoint freight-brokerage transportation management system for a monthly subscription. Keypoint Anywhere is designed for brokering freight and more streamlined than systems for trucking companies, according to DAT. “DAT Keypoint Anywhere gives new and small brokers, as well as carriers running a logistics business plug […]