truck drivers

Government, Business, Logistics

UK May Ease Curbs on Foreign Trucks

A row of trucks at a service station near Thurrock, U.K. A row of trucks at a service station near Thurrock, U.K. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

The British government is considering suspending restrictions on the number of drop-offs that foreign truck drivers can make on trips to the U.K. in an effort to ease the country’s supply chain problems.

Ben Sills | Bloomberg News
October 14, 2021
Government, Business

2021 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021 logo

Check out the many ways that truckers were shown appreciation during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Social media posts and photo gallery.

September 12, 2021

How an MVR Monitoring Program Can Help Protect Your Business

Foley Services Whitepaper

Unsafe drivers are a huge liability for your company​.What if we told you there's a way to reduce these risks and prevent 34% of common FMCSA violations​? Learn about this effective, budget-friendly solution in our new ebook. Download now!

September 1, 2021
Business, Equipment, TCA

Big Rig Brings Big Smiles for Students With Autism

Boy behind wheel Day care student Oliver Lynch, 2, has fun at the wheel of the truck. (Tom Gorman for The Patriot Ledger/Tribune News Service)

RANDOLPH, Mass. — For weeks and months before it happens each year, students with autism at the Boston Higashi School anticipate members of the Teamsters Local 25 union rolling up to the front door in its big rig.

Wheeler Cowperthwaite | The Patriot Ledger
July 30, 2021
Government, Business

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

young driver Hispanolisic via Getty Images

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

young driver mladenbalinovac/Getty Images

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

Trucks lined up Getty Images

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