Pilot Flying J Contest Competition Celebrates Truckers, Winner To Receive $10K
Road Warrior is a new contest that is open to drivers in North America who “go the extra mile.”
Retired Truck Driver Wins $1 Million In West Virginia Lottery
West Virginia Lottery officials have reviled the identity of the state’s newest millionaire!
Taxes Only Truck Drivers Have To Pay
These are taxes only truck drivers are required to pay.
Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips Celebrating 5th Anniversary
For five years, Truck Drivers Money Saving Tips has been working to provide drivers with practical ways to cut costs.
How Safe Is Your Money? 27% Of People Use The Same 20 PINs
Find out if you’re using one of the most common PINs.
Truckers: Buy, Sell, Trade
Have you ever wondered if there was a convenient, centralized place to buy and sell goods to other drivers?
Driver Killed In Crash After Trying To Avoid Collision With Suspect Bank Robber
A truck driver crashed after trying to avoid a collision with a suspected bank robber.
Infographic: Trucking’s Role In The U.S. Economy
Check out this infographic displaying the American Trucking Associations take on: Trucking’s Role In The U.S. Economy.
Tonnage Down In April 2013
“The slight drop in tonnage during April fit with trends from other industries that drive a significant amount of truck freight, such as manufacturing and housing,” ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said.
Truck Tonnage Up Slightly For February 2013
Tonnage has now increased for four straight months, which hasn’t happened since late 2011.
Virginia House and Senate Pass $880 Million Highway Bill
What are your thoughts on this Virginia bill?
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Posts Best January In Five Years
“The trucking industry started 2013 with a bang, reflected in the best January tonnage report in five years.”
Proposed PA Fuel Tax Hike May Cost Trucking Companies 300K Yearly
The proposed fuel taxes are some of the newest Go To plans for states to fund infrastructure shortfalls on the backs of trucking companies, which they say cause the most stress and damage to highways and bridges.
Wyoming Governor Signs Bill To Increase Fuel Tax
The Wyoming fuel tax will increase on July 1. Find out how much it is expected to rise.
Owner/Operator Tax Tips
Are you up to spec about some tax code changes that happened recently if you’re an owner/operator?
Ritchie Bros Announces Biggest Equipment Auction Of The Year
If you’re in the market for a great quality, used truck or equipment, check out these upcoming auctions.
St. Christopher Fund Scholarship Deadline Extended To March
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.
Get A Free Copy Of Your Credit Report And Credit Score
Check your credit report and score for FREE!
Save Money By Skipping Truck Stop Shopping
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 convenience store and Walmart to get a feel for just how drastic the differences in cost really are.
Mobile App: TurboTax SnapTax
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!
Infographic: Truck Driver Tax Deductions
Do you write off any of these items during tax time? Maybe you should.
Save Time & Money With Meal Planning
Save time and money with these tips.
Holiday IRS Tax Tips For Truckers
There are a few things you can do to improve your bottom line during tax time, take a minute here.
Study Finds If EPA SmartWay Regs Help Save Money
65 fleets looked into how much EPA SmartWay standards helped save money over a year. Results are a mixed bag.
What Does Idling Actually Cost Truck Drivers?
Do you save money by limiting your idle time? What are some alternatives to idling?
App Review: Digital Receipts
Filing and organizing massive amounts of receipts is no easy task – until now.
How To: Get Creditors Off Your Back
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.
Choosing A Carrier: More Than Just Pay Per Mile
Pay per mile is important, but shouldn’t be the only thing taken into account when deciding on a new carrier. Why?
Infographic: The Cost Of Truck Driver Turnover
See how much truck driver turnover affects everyone from drivers, to companies to consumers.
Large Trucking Auction Planned
If you’re in the market for a used truck, check this auction out.
Schneider Offering Used Fleet Trucks To Independent Drivers And Carriers
Schneider National, Inc. announced today it has recently expanded its tractor purchase offerings for owner-operators, fleets and wholesalers.
Cyber Monday Deals For Truckers
Check out these great Cyber Monday deals.
UPS Releases Increased Shipping Costs For 2013
Rising shipping rates may be double edged sword for truck drivers. Find out how much rates are going up in 2013.
2012 Black Friday Deals And Sales
Check out the best Black Friday deals.
Truck Driver Gift Ideas, A Trucker’s Friend
If you’re stumped on what to get your favorite driver, check out these options. Plus, find out our favorite gift idea.
Trailer Sales Jumped In September
Net orders for trailers jumped 11% month over month in September, rising to 16,990 units.
J.B. Hunt Executive Salaries Released, CEO To Make $635K Per Year, Plus Bonuses
Find out how much J.B. Hunt executives are making per year.
For-Hire Trucking Sees Smallest Year-Over-Year Gain In 36 Months
“The biggest risk to trucking would be a backslide into recession either because of the collapse of the Euro, or more likely, uncertainty related to the ‘fiscal cliff’ at the end of the year.”
September Saw Softened Demand For Class 8 Sales
“Class 8 new and net orders continued to soften in September as the perceived threat of bad economic news impacts potential truck buyers.”
30K In Diesel Fuel Stolen In Long Running Scheme
A simple scam run by two truck drivers pulled tens of thousands in fuel out of pumps, before finally being discovered.
How Much Should You Save For Maintenance Costs?
Our friends at Freightliner ask the question “How much per mile for repairs?” The answer might not make you happy.
Opinions: The Truth About Fuel Additives
Sean Kilcarr asks “What benefits truck drivers the most when it comes to fuel additives?” The answer is complicated.
Top 5 Money Saving Tips For Truck Drivers
Truck driving can be costly on your body, mind and your wallet. What are some small ways to save big?
Petro And T/A Truck Stops Offer Free Mid Trip Inspections
Petro and T/A Truck Plazas are offering free mid-trip inspections to all drivers until Sept. 15th. Get the promotional code inside.
Money: Paying Off Your Debt
Paying off high balances can be hard, but it’s not impossible. Here are some tips that might help you pay off some bills.
Form 2290 E-File Deadline Extended
If the IRS website shutdown prevented you from filing your heavy vehicle use tax, you’ll be happy to know the deadline has been extended.
Why Truck Drivers Should Care About Tort Reform
Have you heard of tort reform? Read why you should know and care about it.