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Garbage Truck Drivers Make Six Figures

Garbage Truck Drivers Bring In Six Figure Salaries

“I make more money than someone who went to college,” says New York City garbage truck driver Tony Sankar. Garbage… Read more »


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Raimondo Signs Bill

Raimondo Signs Truck-Only Toll Bill Into Law

In a whirlwind of legislative activity, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed her controversial truck-only toll bill into law last… Read more »


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New Mexico Unveils Plan To Recover $56 Million In Lost Trucker Fees

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is asking lawmakers to support a new plan that they say will help them… Read more »


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U.S. Xpress To Raise Pay For Safe Drivers

U.S. Xpress Offers Major Raise For Safe Drivers

U.S. Xpress announced that it will give some of its truck drivers a significant safety performance based pay hike. Starting… Read more »


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Land Air Seeks Emergency Funding

Land Air Express Needs Emergency Funding To Stay Afloat

Following one of the FMCSA’s largest out of service orders in history, Land Air Express is back on the road… Read more »


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Rally Planned To Speak Out Against Rhode Island Truck-Only Toll Plan

Truckers: “We’ll Go Out Of Our Way To Avoid Rhode Island Tolls”

In response to Governor Gina Raimondo’s highly controversial plan to toll only trucks and not other vehicles, a survey found that… Read more »


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Mack Trucks Layoff

Mack Trucks To Lay Off 400 At Pennsylvania Plant Because Of Low Demand

Mack Trucks Inc. recently announced plans to lay off 400 workers at their Pennsylvania manufacturing facility, citing reduced demand for… Read more »


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JB Hunt Adds Jobs

J.B. Hunt Will Add 1000 Jobs And Expand Lowell Headquarters

J.B. Hunt recently announced that it plans to add 1000 jobs over the next six years as well as expanding… Read more »


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Port Authority Toll Increases

Port Authority Toll Hikes Anger Truck Drivers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey toll hikes that went into effect yesterday have many truck drivers angry… Read more »


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Truck Driver Wins Sexual Harassment Suit

Trucker Wins $2 Million In Sexual And Racial Harassment Lawsuit Against Former Boss

New York courts have sided with a truck driver who endured both sexual and racial harassment from his former boss,… Read more »


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Volvo Layoffs

Over 700 Volvo Employees To Be Laid Off At Virginia Plant

Volvo announced that it will lay off 734 employees from its plant in Dublin, Virginia, starting in February. Company officials… Read more »


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Another Werner Pay Raise

Werner To Increase Driver Pay Again

Werner Enterprises announced that its company drivers will be getting a significant raise, effective on January 1, 2016. The news… Read more »


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GoFundMe Fraud

$24,000 Allegedly Stolen From Deceased Truck Driver’s GoFundMe Account

Police are investigating after money from a GoFundMe fundraiser set up to help the young widow and two children that… Read more »


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Baylor Trucking Announces Driver Pay Increase

Werner Announced Biggest Pay Increase In Company History For Owner-Operators

Werner Enterprises has announced the largest per mile pay increase for owner operators in the company’s history. Pay Hike Means… Read more »


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Feds Approve Rhode Island Truck-Only Toll Plan

Rhode Island Truckers Square Off Against Truck-Only Toll Plan

The Rhode Island Trucking Association has threatened to bring their fight to the courts if lawmakers decide to embrace a proposal… Read more »


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Trucking Stocks Fall

Trucking Stocks Plummet Dramatically Today

Trucking company stocks have taken a terrifying tumble this afternoon following gloomy reports from several major companies — and experts… Read more »


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Pilot J Buys Shares

Pilot Flying J CEO & Family Buy All Of CVC’s Shares

James Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J, has bought out all of his company’s shares from CVC Capital Partners Ltd,… Read more »


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Pension Cuts For Teamster Drivers

Pension Checks May Be Slashed In Half For 273,000 Truckers

The Central States Pension Fund is moving forward with a plan that would cut pension checks in half for over… Read more »


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Ohio ATM Truck Stop Scam

Scam Alert: Credit Card Skimmers Found At Two Ohio Truck Stops

Police announced that they found credit card skimmers on the ATMs at two truck stops between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio… Read more »


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XPO Logistics Sells Truckload Operation To TransForce

XPO Already Considering Selling Con-way Truckload

Only weeks after buying Con-way Inc. for $3 billion, XPO Logistics is already considering selling the truckload division. XPO admitted… Read more »


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Celedon Acquires Tango

Celadon Group Buys Tango Transport

Celadon Group Inc. announced last night that it has purchased Shreveport, Louisiana-based Tango Transport. The monetary details of the deal… Read more »


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Easy Money Saving Tips

Truck Drivers’ Per Diem Rate Increasing

Beginning October 1, 2015, truck drivers will see a small pump in per diem pay.


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Judge: Swift Transportation Misclassified Drivers As Independent Contractors

Covering Cost Of Accidents Has Swift Transportation Struggling Finanically

Swift Transportation has slashed his profit outlook for the rest of year because the company is struggling weak freight volume… Read more »


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Caterpillar

Caterpillar To Slash Up To 10,000 Jobs

Caterpillar announced yesterday that it may cut up to 10,000 jobs and close up to 20 facilities from now until… Read more »


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Arizona MVD Scam

Scam Alert: Arizona Officials Warn Of Fraudulent MVD Websites

Authorities are warning drivers to be cautious of fraudulent websites that appear to be affiliated with the Arizona Department of Transportation’s… Read more »


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ATM Skimmer

Scam Alert: ATM Skimmer Found At Truck Stop

Police say that an ATM skimmer was discovered at a truck stop on Route 11 near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Local authorities received… Read more »


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$1000 Tip

Truck Driver Surprises Single Mom Bartender With $1000 Tip

A single mother of three working as a bartender in Grand Island, Nebraska, was shocked when a truck driver left… Read more »


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Con-way Acquistion

XPO Logistics Buys Con-way For $3 Billion

XPO Logistics Inc. announced yesterday that it will buy Con-way Inc. for $3 billion, making it America’s second largest provider… Read more »


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Roadrunner Stagecoach Deal

Roadrunner Buys Stagecoach To Boost Cross-Border Service

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. announced that it purchased El Paso-based Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution for $35 million as a way to expand cross-border transportation services.


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Money Saving Tips

Trucking On A Budget

Whether you’re just starting out in trucking or wanting to become more budget conscious, there are many things you can do to cut back on expenses and stay on budget.


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Gas Tax Increase

ATA Pleads With Congress For Higher Gas Taxes

American Trucking Association President Bill Graves went before Congress yesterday to ask for higher gas taxes to keep the federal highway fund from going broke.


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Fuel Card

WEX Bank Announces Over-The-Road Fueling Card Program with GE Capital Transportation Finance

PRESS RELEASE WEX enters into an OTR fueling card program with GE Transportation Finance June 1, 2015 (South Portland, Maine)… Read more »


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Avian Flu

Avian Flu Slows Down Trucking In Midwest

A devastating bout of avian flu has shocked midwestern chicken farmers — and truck drivers are feeling the impact.


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Flying J Scandal

Trucking Companies Accuse Pilot Flying J Of Fraud

The nation’s biggest truck stop chain Pilot Flying J is once again facing fraud accusations following 2013’s FBI raid. The… Read more »


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Trucking Profit

US Trucking Companies Earn Record-Breaking $700 Billion In Revenue

The driver shortage and cheap fuel have helped trucking revenue soar to $700 billion, according to a report from the… Read more »


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Money

Ways To Make Extra Cash

We know truck drivers don’t have a lot of downtime, if you have some time off or if your spouse wants to make a little extra money, there are some easy ways you can make a little extra cash. Who doesn’t want to earn a little extra cash, right?


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Digit: The Money Saving App For People Who Have Trouble Saving

Digit: The Money Saving App For People Who Have Trouble Saving

Digit is the money-saving app for anyone who’s tried conventional methods of saving but fall short.


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4 Essential Reasons To Increase Pay For American Truck Drivers

The trucking industry has come to a crisis point. Every truck driver today has to walk a fine line between… Read more »


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IRS Warns That Highway Use Tax Return Is Due August 31

Mobile App: H&R Block’s 1040EZ For Smartphones

Chances are, you aren’t really looking forward to spending your precious time off the road doing your taxes. That’s where H&R Block’s 1040EZ app for smartphones comes in as a handy tool for truck drivers who want to get back on the road — fast.


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Easy Money Saving Tips

Easy Money Saving Tips

If your New Year’s Resolution is to save more money, there are a lot of small things you can do that can make a big impact on your bank account.


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Some communities in Wisconsin are considering the addition of a new vehicle registration tax to offset the increasing cost of road repairs and maintenance.

Wisconsin Officials Endorse Local “Wheel Tax”

Some communities in Wisconsin are considering the addition of a new vehicle registration tax called the Wheel Tax to offset the increasing cost of road repairs and maintenance.


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XPress Trucking announces 13% Pay increase for OTR Drivers

U.S. Xpress Announces Increase In Base Pay For OTR Drivers

On Tuesday, U.S. Xpress announced that the company is changing its compensation plan and increasing the base mileage pay by an average of 13 percent for Over the Road (OTR) solo, non-dedicated truck drivers. The pay change will by effective August 25th.


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OOIDA2290

OOIDA offers new online filing for Form 2290

OOIDA has partnered with Express Truck Tax – an IRS-Authorized e-file provider – to offer its members a simple way to e-file Form 2290 HVUT at the best value in the industry.


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Central States

Truck Driver Saves Up $1.25 Million In Company Retirement Account

One of those workers is Aaron King, a 60-year-old truck driver, and employee for 23 years. King has managed to save up $1.25 million in his company retirement account.


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Money

Omega Offering $25K Sign-On Bonus

Omega Integrated Logistics Group and Omega Trucking, is a subsidiary of Omega Logistics Services, provide a “suite of world-class services including third party logistics, warehousing and trucking services.”


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Trucker Charity

Trucker Charity, Inc. Hosts Convoy and Truck Show

Trucker Charity, Inc. is hosting their ‘First Annual Trucker Charity, Inc. Scholarship Convoy and Truck Show.’ On June 21st, 2014!


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Tax Day

Tax Day Freebies

Tax Day, and you know what that means… – Freebies!


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Premium

Moving Violations Dramatically Increase Insurance Premiums

We take a look at how much moving violations and tickets affect your insurance premiums.


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