truck drivers

Government, Business

Supply Chain Industry Calls on Congress to Pass DRIVE-Safe Act

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A group of supply chain industry representatives, including trucking leaders, sent a letter to members of Congress on April 14 urging them to pass legislation that would allow truckers under age 21 to drive across state lines.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 15, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Senators Introduce Trucking Workforce Legislation

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Legislation aimed at training drivers younger than 21 to drive trucks across state lines was recently unveiled by a group of senators.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 15, 2021
Business, Top 100

Roehl Works With Former Drivers Through Relaunch Program

Roehl Transport truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Roehl Transport unveiled a program Oct. 21 to add hundreds of jobs for former truck drivers who want to relaunch their careers.

October 23, 2020
Business, TCA

Big Rigs Wanted for Massachusetts Driver’s Funeral

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SOMERSET, Mass. — Annette Jones is calling for a fleet of big rigs to drive her beloved late husband into the sunset one last time.

Deborah Allard | The Herald News (Fall River, Mass.)
January 10, 2020
Business, Technology, Perspective

Perspective: Drivers Seek Improvements on Routes

An annual survey of thousands of drivers found that while most are happy with the pay structure their fleets offer, they see room for improvement with how their routes are selected.

Jane Jazrawy | CEO, CarriersEdge
May 7, 2019

Opinion: Promote Truck Driver Safety All Year — Not Just at the Holidays

It’s that time of year when we see a lot of information on how to promote safe driving during the holiday season. While this increased diligence is helpful, it’s just as important to establish an environment for truck drivers that promotes safety all year-round.

John C. Wilbur Jr. | CEO, Roadmaster Group
December 10, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Leaving Las Vegas: A Drive to Phoenix on U.S. 93 That Many Drivers Don’t Relish

Melvin Cravin Driver Melvin Cravin secures his load. (Eric Miller/Transport Topics)

U.S. 93 out of Las Vegas is among the most dangerous and congested routes for some drivers.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 8, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Autonomous Technology Not Impacting Trucking Jobs in Short Term, Officials Say

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder by Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — The adoption of advanced autonomous and connected vehicle applications will not disrupt the employment landscape for commercial drivers in the next few years, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) told automotive executives Jan. 25.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 25, 2018
Business, Safety

Georgia Technical School Adds Seats To Truck Driving Class

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Albany Technical College, based in Albany, Ga., is increasing enrollment opportunities for students studying to be truck drivers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 17, 2017

TransForce Inc. Adds Driving Ambition to Holdings

TransForce Inc., a driver leasing and workforce management company in Alexandria, Va., has acquired assets of Driving Ambition Inc., a regional provider of commercial truck drivers with operations in six states, company officials announced Sept. 26.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 27, 2017