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Get ready for a toll hike on the Maine Turnpike starting in November

Starting next month, the Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA) will increase tolls for passenger and commercial vehicle drivers who use the Maine Turnpike.
Walmart

Walmart, FedEx, and UPS commit to 24/7 operations to address supply chain bottlenecks, White...

The White House says that three of the nation's largest carriers of goods are committed to operating around the clock to ease the strain on the nation's supply chain.

Per diem rates for truck drivers to increase starting in October

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that per diem rates will be increasing next month.

Feds sue fuel card company for allegedly charging truckers hundreds of millions in ‘mystery...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a complaint a fuel card company and its CEO for allegedly duping customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of "mystery fees."

IRS reminds truckers that tax time is almost here

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding truckers to mark their calendars for a big upcoming tax due date.

Uber Freight announces blockbuster $2.25 billion acquisition and ‘a new era of logistics management’

On Thursday morning, Uber Freight announced plans to acquire one of the largest managed transportation and logistics networks in the world.

Bill that could cause minimum insurance requirements for truckers to skyrocket is reintroduced

Legislation that could significantly increase minimum liability insurance requirements for motor carriers has been reintroduced.
PA Turnpike

Toll hike goes into effect on PA Turnpike on January 3

In just a few more days, a toll increase will go into effect on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Trucker tax evaders to be targeted with enforcement blitz thanks to $400K grant

Transportation officials in Kentucky are planning to put federal grant funds to use in catching truckers who failed to pay their Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (HVUT).

Hundreds of thousands of dollars owed to trucking companies after motor carrier files bankruptcy

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are owed to several trucking companies after a Texas motor carrier filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  FALC Enterprises of El Paso, Texas filed...
Tax

IRS to truckers: Time is running out to file tax

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a reminder to truckers that it's almost time to file and pay a tax.
drug testing

Explosive study reports 300,000 truckers would be out of a job if FMCSA mandates...

A new study released by University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway reports that if the FMCSA mandates hair follicle testing, nearly 300,000 truck drivers would be out of a job.
Truck Parking Crisis

Mega-carrier agrees to $37 million settlement in lease-to-own suit

C.R. England Inc. recently announced that they have agreed to pay out nearly $38 million to a group of truck drivers who say that they were misled into entering into a lease-to-own program with financial terms that made it tough for them to succeed.
Amazon Prime

Amazon’s new freight brokerage platform is reportedly undercutting prices by up to 33%

Amazon has released a trial version of its new digital freight brokerage platform that is threatening to turn the trucking industry on its head.
Rhode Island Truck Tolls

Federal judge delivers serious setback in fight against truck-only tolls

This week, a federal judge dismissed a trucking industry lawsuit meant to push back against Rhode Island's controversial truck-only tolling program.
7 easy tips for saving money when you eat out

7 easy tips for saving money when you eat out

Most truck drivers eat out A LOT -- and the cost of all of those dinners can really start to add up over time. That's why we thought we'd bring you a few tips to help you keep your restaurant meal budget under control.