We’ve received a number of questions regarding wages in the trucking industry – so we’ve decided to take a closer look at the incomes of the CDLLife community members. Take this short survey and enter your e-mail address for a chance to win some CDLLife swag, and we’ll let you know what we find out! [...]
Tonnage has now increased for four straight months, which hasn’t happened since late 2011.
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“The trucking industry started 2013 with a bang, reflected in the best January tonnage report in five years.”
Bad news for small carriers that route through Pennsylvania: Your bottom line may be increasing to the point of truck driver cutbacks. How much? Nearly 400,000 in the first year alone. The proposed fuel taxes are some of the newest Go To plans for states to fund infrastructure shortfalls on the backs of trucking companies, [...]
The Wyoming fuel tax will increase on July 1. Find out how much it is expected to rise.
Are you up to spec about some tax code changes that happened recently if you’re an owner/operator? Read some inside.
If you’re in the market for a great quality, used truck or equipment, check out these upcoming auctions.
The St. Christopher Fund has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the TBS Factoring Service Trade School Scholarship to March 1. The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a former professional truck driver who is no longer able to drive professionally due to medical problems. To apply for the scholarship, follow this link to [...]
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Being out on the road puts drivers in a position where they often have to spend more money than necessary on truck stop goods. It’s something we all do – but in reality, it’s extremely costly and easily avoidable. We’ve decided to do a little comparison between the cost of supplies at a truck stop [...]
Tax season is upon us, and there is a good chance you’re dreading it too. The good news is that TurboTax has made filing your taxes even easier! The TurboTax SnapTax Mobile App for both Android and iPhone allows you to file your taxes directly from your phone using only a photo of your W2. You’ll just [...]
Last week we talked about tax deductions in our article entitled, Infographic: Truck Driver Tax Deductions. Although writing off common items sounds like a great way to keep some of your hard earned cash – it may not be feasible to do so, unless you’ve kept track of each necessary receipt over the course of [...]
There are a few things you can do to improve your bottom line during tax time, take a minute here.
65 fleets looked into how much EPA SmartWay standards helped save money over a year. Results are a mixed bag.
Do you save money by limiting your idle time? What are some alternatives to idling?
While on the road, it can be difficult to stay on top of your bills. If you, like many people, have fallen behind on your bills at one time or another – you may be able to find some relief from persistent creditors here. Dealing with debt collectors can be a stressful situation. Creditors are [...]
Whether you like it or not, your credit score has a huge impact on your life. That number has a direct effect on everything from loans and major purchases such as a home or auto, to the cost of your insurance and your job – especially as a driver. As daunting as it seems, it’s [...]
Pay per mile is important, but shouldn’t be the only thing taken into account when deciding on a new carrier. Why?
See how much truck driver turnover affects everyone from drivers, to companies to consumers.
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin – Nov. 20, 2012 – Schneider National, Inc. announced today it has recently expanded its tractor purchase offerings for owner-operators, fleets and wholesalers. In addition to its Schneider Finance division, which provides options to current and prospective Schneider National owner-operators on premium new and gently used trucks, Schneider also now offers used [...]
Rising shipping rates may be double edged sword for truck drivers. Find out how much rates are going up in 2013.
Ever wonder just how much money goes through Washington during elections? Would you like to see who moves it?