Money

Scratcher Winner

Truck Driver Wins Big On $1 Scratcher

A roller coaster of emotions is a saying that may be overused, but I don’t think  that any other expression… Read more »


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Truckers

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.”


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Lottery Winner

Retired Truck Driver Wins $1 Million In West Virginia Lottery

West Virginia Lottery officials have reviled the identity of the state’s newest millionaire!


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Taxes Only Truck Drivers Have To Pay

Taxes Only Truck Drivers Have To Pay

These are taxes only truck drivers are required to pay.


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Money

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.


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ATM Pin

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.


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Toll Booth

Virginia Man Amasses $202,000 In Unpaid Tolls, Fees

Jason Bourcier, a 33-year-old financial consultant and Virginia resident has somehow managed to accumulate $202,000 in unpaid tolls, penalties, and… Read more »


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Buy Sell Trade

Truckers: Buy, Sell, Trade

Have you ever wondered if there was a convenient, centralized place to buy and sell goods to other drivers?


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Bank Robber

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.


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High Mileage Truck Blue

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.


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ATA

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.


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ATA

Truck Tonnage Up Slightly For February 2013

Tonnage has now increased for four straight months, which hasn’t happened since late 2011.


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Interstate

Virginia House and Senate Pass $880 Million Highway Bill

What are your thoughts on this Virginia bill?


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ATA

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.”


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Fuel Tax

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.


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Fuel Tax Increase

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.


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Tax Tips

Owner/Operator Tax Tips

Are you up to spec about some tax code changes that happened recently if you’re an owner/operator?


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Auction

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.


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St Christopher

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.


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Credit

Get A Free Copy Of Your Credit Report And Credit Score

Check your credit report and score for FREE!


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Savings

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.


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Turbo Tax Snap Tax

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!


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Tax Deductions

Infographic: Truck Driver Tax Deductions

Do you write off any of these items during tax time? Maybe you should.


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Meal Planning

Save Time & Money With Meal Planning

Save time and money with these tips.


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Tax 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.


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EPA

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.


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Idling

What Does Idling Actually Cost Truck Drivers?

Do you save money by limiting your idle time? What are some alternatives to idling?


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Digital Receipts

App Review: Digital Receipts

Filing and organizing massive amounts of receipts is no easy task – until now.


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Past Due

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.


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Credit Report

How To: Clean Up Your Credit Report

Whether you like it or not, your credit score has a huge impact on your life. That number has a… Read more »


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High Mileage Truck Blue

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?


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High Mileage Truck

Infographic: The Cost Of Truck Driver Turnover

See how much truck driver turnover affects everyone from drivers, to companies to consumers.


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Auction

Large Trucking Auction Planned

If you’re in the market for a used truck, check this auction out.


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Schneider

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.


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Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Deals For Truckers

Check out these great Cyber Monday deals.


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UPS

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.


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Black Friday

2012 Black Friday Deals And Sales

Check out the best Black Friday deals.


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Gift

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.


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ACT

Trailer Sales Jumped In September

Net orders for trailers jumped 11% month over month in September, rising to 16,990 units.


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Money

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.


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ATA

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.”


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Low Demand

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.”


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Fuel

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.


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Maintenance

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.


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Fuel Additives

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.


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Money

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?


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TA

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.


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Debt Relief

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.


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Heavy Taxes

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.


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Reform

Why Truck Drivers Should Care About Tort Reform

Have you heard of tort reform? Read why you should know and care about it.


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