WASHINGTON — Members of the American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America’s Road Team Captains visited the White House Thursday for a conversation about issues affecting the trucking industry, including Obamacare, which ATA President and CEO Chris Spear called “unaffordable” and which President Donald Trump said had inflicted “great pain” on truckers.
WASHINGTON — January U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico in January compared to January 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given Great Dane its new TOUGHGUARD award, which recognizes rear under-ride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly under-ride crashes.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally, which pioneered and built the truck-specific GPS market with its innovative TND line, today unveiled a new device for professional drivers, the TND 740, at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show continuing here through Saturday.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A CMV inspector in Florida told a group of drivers recently that even if the shipper doesn’t fasten down a load securely, once the carrier and driver accept the load, it’s on them to make sure it’s safe. And that’s one of the things 18-year career driver Steve Huddleston likes about being a flatbedder: being in charge of his own load.