Reasons US Trucking Companies Facing Labor Shortage

2014 US Trucking News – US Trucking Companies Facing Labor Shortage According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, trucking companies have employed around 40,000 workers over the past 12 months. But the bigger companies are still hiring insistently. Werner Enterprise (WERN) has offered a $5,000 sign-on bonus for certain jobs, and Swift Transportation (SWFT) is […]

Manila City Truckers Reject Ban

2014 Philippine Trucking News – Manila City Truckers Reject Ban An amendment on the ongoing daytime truck ban is currently being introduced by Manila’s city government, which was implemented on February 24. However, this adjustment was greeted with disagreement from both truck operators, and truck drivers. This amendment was the result of a joint meeting […]

E-logs and speed limiters mandate

2014 US Trucking News – OOIDA Battles ATA Proposals A groundless and unfair program of the biggest fleets and federal regulators are being met head on by the Owner-Operator Independent Driver’s Association (OOIDA). According to OOIDA, in the months ahead, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (HTSA) […]

Rule on Chronic Fatigue Disrupts Truck Driving

2014 US Trucking News – Rule on Chronic Fatigue Disrupts Truck Driving There is a new kind of federal rule which aims to lessen the amount of constant fatigue among truck drivers. Manuel Hernandez is a professional long-haul truck driver. He enjoys backing his 18-wheeler truck into tight spots, and has also been training new […]

Truckers Must Pay Late HVUT Fees

2014 US Trucking News – Truckers Must Pay Late HVUT Fees Two years ago, the revenue service of the US Federal Government, also known as the Internal Service Revenue or the IRS, gave truck drivers a break over the disbursement of heavy vehicle use tax. But the American Trucking Association (ATA) claims in their state […]

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