driver pay

CFI Raising Driver Pay

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CFI, the truckload division of the former Con-way Freight, raised driver pay this month 2 cents per mile and announced the purchase of 626 new Kenworth tractors.

Transport Topics
January 12, 2017

USA Truck Raises Driver Pay Up to 38%

USA Truck Inc. increased driver pay as much as 38% for some independent contractors beginning Oct. 1, the company announced.

Transport Topics
October 14, 2016

New Steps to Boost Driver Pay Include Weekly Guarantees

Covenant Transport

Driver pay increases are continuing at a brisk pace as fleets turn to weekly guarantees, new mileage calculation approaches and steps to cushion fuel price swings, carrier officials and industry experts said.

Rip Watson | Senior Reporter
June 15, 2015

Watkins & Shepard, Bay & Bay Boost Driver Pay

Two truckload carriers announced they are boosting their drivers’ pay.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 15, 2015

Carriers Set Driver-Pay Increases

Dupré Logistics’

Several trucking companies announced driver pay increases earlier this month.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
December 5, 2014

Crete, Shaffer Announce Driver Pay Increases


Crete Carrier Corp. and Shaffer Trucking have become the latest fleets to raise driver pay in response to growing demand.

Transport Topics
December 1, 2014

Nussbaum Raises Driver Pay 6%

Nussbaum Transportation

Nussbaum Transportation has increased driver pay 6% for over-the-road drivers, effective in January.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2014

Drivers Gain From Wage Race as Truckers Turn Away Cargo

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Tommy Walters, hauling lawnmowers to Rhode Island from Maryland with his Boston terrier Daisy riding shotgun, is feeling flush these days after the biggest raise of his 17-year trucking career.

Bloomberg News
September 25, 2014
Government, Business

FMCSA to Study Driver Pay, Safety Relationship


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will study whether the method of paying truck drivers has any relationship to safety, the agency announced.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 2, 2014

Boyd Bros. Raises Driver Pay

Boyd Bros. Transportation

Boyd Bros. Transportation is increasing average driver pay to 54 cents per mile and increasing seasonal bonus by 2 cents per mile for company drivers, the company said.

Transport Topics
August 29, 2014