Saturday, June 24, 2017
The Nation
Driver with professional ‘creds’ explains why drivers sometimes feel like ‘throwaways’

Driver with professional ‘creds’ explains why drivers sometimes feel like ‘throwaways’

The feedback over The New York Times article about professional truck drivers, one of whom made the headline with the comment about truckers being “throwaway people,” continues to wind up in our inbox.

ATA congratulates qualifiers for this year’s truck driving championships Aug. 9-12

ATA congratulates qualifiers for this year’s truck driving championships Aug. 9-12

ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, the American Trucking Associations congratulated qualifiers for the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships and announced key details about the special 80th running of the event.

Port, rail drivers at Port of L.A./Long Beach plan strike over 'misclassification'

Port, rail drivers at Port of L.A./Long Beach plan strike over 'misclassification'

LOS ANGELES — Port and rail drivers at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach who say they are misclassified as “independent contractors” at XPO Cartage, part of XPO Logistics, Monday began an “unfair labor practice” strike to protest the current job classification they claim robs them of their employee rights.

CVSA to hold Brake Safety Day September 7

CVSA to hold Brake Safety Day September 7

GREENBELT, Md. — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Day is scheduled for September 7.

Rolling Strong launches new mobile health and wellness platform at TCA conference

Rolling Strong launches new mobile health and wellness platform at TCA conference

RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Rolling Strong, a provider of driver wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers as well as owner-operators, unveiled a new mobile health and wellness platform at the recent Truckload Carriers Association’s 2017 WorkForce Builders Conference (WFBCON).

Diesel prices continue downward slide, drop 3.5 cents a gallon to $2.489

Diesel prices continue downward slide, drop 3.5 cents a gallon to $2.489

After a 4-cent-per-gallon dive last week, diesel prices continued their downward plunge Monday, sliding 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon from $2.524 the week of June 12.

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