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Shipping Rates Could Rise 6 Percent In 2012

What are the factors that are driving up trucking and freight costs in 2012? Seems like the same old causes.

Rock Chart Toppers | Shinedown “Bully”

Jacksonville, Florida's Shinedown have a lock on the rock charts this year. Their new single "Bully" will please fans of big guitars and choruses.

VIDEO: Trucking Fails: A Bad Day At The Beach

Think you've had a bad day? This driver had no idea that parking his rig on the beach would have disastrous consequences.

VIDEO: Smart Car Crash Tests: How Much Can They Take?

We see Smart Cars on the street and some of us question the "smarts" of the driver behind the wheel, but you might be surprised at the outcome of these Smart Car crash tests.

Trucker Stories: Pete Peterson Talks About A Lifetime of Trucking

Trucker Stories: Pete Peterson talks about his life as a truck driver. He retired at 78 years old and has some interesting things to say about the trucking industry.

Country Chart Toppers | Chris Young “You”

Get a look and listen at country music star Chris Young, and his retro throwback to the Full Service era. Video for "You."

Diesel Fuel Price Index | Feb. 6 – 13 2012

These are the diesel fuel price averages by PADD for the Continental United States, February 6 - 13th.

VIDEO: The History Of Trucking

Have a look at some trucking history photos that help show today's truck drivers how it used to be in the classic days of driving.
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Surface Transportation Bill Set for House Vote

Surface Transportation Bill, just released through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Jan. 31 is set for a House vote today. What does it mean for small carriers?

Peterbilt 587: A Big Winner At The ATD Competition

The new Peterbilt 587 heavy duty tractor impressed a lot of industry leaders this week in Las Vegas.

The Pre-Trip Report | Feb. 6 – 12th

Get vital trucking industry news here at CDL Life before you fire up the ignition. Updated every day of the week.