2012 Distracted Driving Statistics

Maine Stiffens Penalties for Distracted Driving

Maine's governor Paul LePage decided to boost fines related to distracted driving, texting and phone use in cars and trucks.
Trucker Buddy International Announces Officers for 2012

Trucker Buddy Takes Class to “World’s Busiest Truck Stop”

Read and see what happened during a recent Trucker Buddy field trip to Walcott's Iowa 80 truck stop, and what the 4th grade class thought of the day. Are you a Trucker Buddy?
Texting Danger to Truck Drivers Infographic

Statistics on Texting and Driving: An Infographic

Statistics on Texting and Driving: This infographic sheds light on the typical driver you might see texting while driving. Some stats might surprise you!
Illinois Dangerous Driver Law 2012

Illinois Raises the Stakes for Dangerous Drivers

Illinois lawmakers want to make dangerous drivers a rare threat on the state's highways. Will it be enough to protect truck drivers from distracted and aggressive drivers on the highways?
CODOT Wal Mart Help Truck Drivers

Colorado DOT Sets Up Information Kiosks At Truck Stops

The Colorado Department of Transportation installs traffic information kiosks. What does the program offer truck drivers?
Truck Driver Makes Four Million Safe Miles

Truck Driver Hits 4 Million Mile Safety Mark

We have done some stories about truck drivers who make a million miles without a safety incident, and a few who have gone a bit further than that. But we think this trucker is...
News About Truckers Against Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking Gain Powerful Partner

Truckers Against Trafficking has landed a powerful ally in their war on human trafficking - the world's busiest truck stop in Walcott, Iowa, the Iowa 80.

Update: Truck Driver Rear Ended By Lohan Talks

Truck driver rear ended by Lindsay Lohan is speaking out.
Trucking Infrastructure Failing in 2012

Infographic: US Infrastructure Quality Suffering

Truck drivers in the US don't have to guess how badly the highway infrastructure of the country is doing. As we've noted in years past, America's bridges and highways are suffering from state and...

Here’s how fast society would collapse without truckers

CDLLife presents an infographic that illustrates what happens when truck drivers stop working. Please share it with friends so they understand how important you are.
CDL Life Goes to Iowa 80 Truck Stop

Video: Driving to the Iowa 80 Truck Stop

It was a long way to the Iowa 80 truck stop in Walcott for the Truck Driver Jamboree this week. We took a time lapse video to cure our boredom.
Americans Outraged As Chinese Workers Are Hired To Rebuild American Roads, Who's To Blame

Americans Outraged As Chinese Workers Are Hired To Rebuild American Bridges

A debate over who's to blame for Chinese workers filling American jobs started nearly a year ago and is still going on. Who's to blame and what can you do?
CNG Fuel Stations Double Expansion

CNG Fuel Station Sites Will Double Capacity in 2016

A recent partnership between real estate developers may double the natural gas fuel stations across North America in the next 4 years. Will trucking companies respond?
Staying Power

Economic Indicators For Transportation Trends Are Strong

Analysts say the trucking industry is showing positive growth. Is the worst of the recession over?
Trucking Industry Receives Federal Stimulus Money

What the New Transportation Bill Means for Company Truck Drivers

The Obama Administration finally signed the bi-partisan approved Surface Transportation Bill last week. It's federal money designated to states to spend on roads, infrastructure and bridges until 2014. So what does it mean for truck drivers?

Infographic: Recognizing Lot Lizards

Would you recognize a lot lizard if you spotted one in the wild? Have a look at this humorous infographic to brush up on your skills.