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ATA: Survey says driver pay, bonuses being boosted to keep, retain safe drivers

ATA: Survey says driver pay, bonuses being boosted to keep, retain safe drivers

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations said today it has released data from its latest Driver Compensation Study showing “driver pay has climbed as rising demand for freight transportation services has increased competition for increasingly scarce drivers.”

DAT Trendlines: Freight volumes build as Easter nears

DAT Trendlines: Freight volumes build as Easter nears

Freight volumes are building as load-to-truck ratios increased for all three equipment types last week, DAT Trendlines reports.

Driver turnover at TL carriers falls in final quarters of '17; still higher than previous year

Driver turnover at TL carriers falls in final quarters of '17; still higher than previous year

ARLINGTON, Va. —The American Trucking Associations’ Chief Economist Bob Costello said Monday that the driver turnover rate at truckload carriers fell in the final three months of 2017, but that the rate stayed higher than in the previous year.

Trucks most utilized mode in NAFTA trade in 2017, carrying 63.3%, BTS reports

Trucks most utilized mode in NAFTA trade in 2017, carrying 63.3%, BTS reports

All five of the U.S. major transportation modes carried more freight by value in trade with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico in 2017 than in 2016, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported Friday.

Montgomery Transport raises driver compensation

Montgomery Transport raises driver compensation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Montgomery Transport has made changes to its pay package for existing drivers as well as an increase in the Road to Success incentive program for new drivers.

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

Class 8 truck sales in the United States continued a strong upward trend in February.

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