A Highway Chase, A Trucker, A Mini Fridge And The Police?

Posted in: advice, Business Factoring News, Freight Bill Financing News, Freight Hauling Financing, Freight Hauling News, Staffing Company Finance News, Trucking Finance News, Trucking Financing News- Feb 18, 2015 No Comments

Western Pennsylvania Police were involved in a 34-mile chase with trucker Christoper Boyer. A call was made from Christoper informing the police that he was planning to purposely crash his truck. During the chase Christoper continually threw items at the police, socks, shoes and even a small refrigerator.The truck was finally stopped by the police […]

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 […]

In Texas, Traffic Deaths Climb Amid Fracking Boom

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Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has unlocked huge reserves of oil and gas in shale formations in many states. The biggest winner, in terms of new jobs, has been Texas. But an investigation by Houston Public Media and the Houston Chronicle shows Texas highways have become the nation’s deadliest amid a fracking boom. Flatbed trucks bearing loads of steel pipe […]

Stop Texting And Driving Software For Truck Drivers

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New Software – Truckers’ Can’t Get Internet Or Text While Moving Distributing Company Makes Good Use Of Today’s Technology To Stop Drivers’ Cell Phone Calls And Texts. A company out of Mechanicville, New York has made the bold step to use new technology to block their truck drivers from making cell phone calls, using the Internet or […]

U.S.-NAFTA freight exceeds $100 billion for 5th straight month; trucks carry 3/5ths of cargo

Posted in: Trucking Finance News, Trucking Financing News, Trucking News- Oct 03, 2014 No Comments

U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $101.1 billion in July 2014 as all five major transportation modes —  air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks — carried more U.S.-NAFTA freight than in July 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). This is the fifth consecutive month […]

Trucking for a cure

Posted in: Trucking Finance News, Trucking Financing News, Trucking News- Oct 02, 2014 No Comments

Image Source: HEATHER RIVERS/WOODSTOCK SENTINEL-REVIEW By Bruce Chessell On Saturday, “pinked out” big rigs will hit the road in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation as part of the fifth annual Trucking for a Cure event in Woodstock. Over the past four years, the event has raised over $209,000, with $73,000 being raised last […]