Trucking News

Here you will find the today’s top trucking news. We add new content daily, so check back often to stay up to date on all things trucking-related!

Diesel Prices Drop for the First Time Since 2011

Oil prices dropped the most since December 2011, but will they remain steady or continue to drop? Find out the details and what's behind the sudden drop.

Trucker Buddy Launches New Mentor Program

Trucker Buddy International announces an exciting new program, aimed at doing great things. Do you want to get involved?
Trucking Company Owner Faces Over 800 Felony Charges For Workers' Comp Violations

Injured Trucker Sues Alton Trucking Company

Trucker sues company for worker's compensation benefits and wrongful termination. Find out why he was terminated and the current state of the litigation.

Ryder Offers New Job Database for Veterans

Veterans looking for employment have another ally. Ryder System announces new career program, designed to match veterans up with jobs suited to their abilities.
Haunted House

Couple Sues Landlord For Renting Out Real-Life Haunted House

A New Jersey couple is suing their former landlord for $2,250. They say the house they rented was haunted, sending them running for the hills. Read their claims here.
Supreme Court Rejects OOIDA's Attempt To Block ELD Mandate

Trucking Group Fights CA Courts’ Meal Ruling

A new law handed down by the California Supreme Court this week puts truck drivers at odds with employers and other labor groups. What happened?

Oil Frenzy Creates a Demand for More Truckers

The recent oil drilling frenzy has created an increased demand for qualified drivers. Find out where the jobs are and how much they pay.

Trucking Executive Cautions Senate on the Cost of Tolls

NFI Chief Financial Officer Steve Grabell warns the Senate on effects of increasing tolls, campaigning for the Commuter Protection Act.
Diesel Fuel Costs Passed to Consumers

FMCSA to Redefine Tanker

FMCSA to reevaluate its definition for "tank vehicle." Find out the proposed change.
Start Up Creates Tech To Keep Truckers Comfortable And Reduce Idle Time

OR Congressman Wants Hearing on Emissions Rules

An Oregon Senator proposes that the new air quality standards in California are unfair to the trucking industry.

PennDOT Announces National Distracted Driving Initiative

Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the leading causes of accidents on the roadways. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Pennsylvania launches a new initiative to get the word out.

Texting Teen Charged with Manslaughter

A 16-year-old Missouri girl is being charged with manslaughter for doing what more than 52% of Americans admit to doing each day. It could happen to you.

Trucker Meets Twister Head On

Minnesota trucker came face-to-face with a tornado in Iowa. It's a driver's nightmare.

Enter the “Faces of Transportation” Photo Contest

A photo contest, that represents the transportation industry, is open to the general public. Find out who can submit their photos and what the prizes are.
2012 Trucking Trends from ATA Report

ATA Releases the 2012 Edition of American Trucking Trends

The ATA released its annual edition of American Trucking Trends for 2012. How much gasoline did trucks use last year? What is the percentage of women and minority truckers? Find out here.
Big Rig Safety from MODOT

Missouri DOT and Law Enforcement Introduce Truck Program

The Department of Transportation in Missouri has created a new program designed to alert young drivers to the hazards of distraction when driving near semi trucks.
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