Business, TCA

No Shortage of Chrome at Joplin, Mo., Truck Show

Guilty By Association Truck Show

Hundreds of truckers are assembled in south Joplin for a weekend of group therapy, and everyone seems to have received the same prescription: chrome.

Koby Levin | Joplin (Mo.) Globe
September 25, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Scarce Truck Parking Has Atlanta Looking for Solutions

Todd Lappin/Flickr

Not nearly enough parking exists in metro Atlanta for truckers who must comply with federal rules that limit how many hours they can drive – a shortage that’s about to get worse, thanks to new enforcement procedures

David Wickert | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 30, 2017

California Sheriff Recruits Truck Driver to Help Stop High-Speed Chase

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office

With two suspected armed robbers barreling down Highway 101 into Sonoma County as the afternoon commute got underway, a hastily assembled law enforcement group had few options and little time. They came up with an unusual plan: create a roadblock with traffic in southern Healdsburg.

Randi Rossmann | The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
June 9, 2017

Karma: Lost Dog, Trucker Reunited by Good Samaritans

When Tim Riddle set the air brakes on his semitrailer truck at the Pilot Truck Stop recently, his partner was ready to go, literally.

Steve Smedley | The Pantagraph, (Bloomington, Ill.)
September 27, 2016
Government, Business

Ohio Program Trains Truckers to Keep Eye Out for Crime

Ohio Truck Shield, a joint program of the Ohio Trucking Association and the Ohio Highway Patrol launched earlier this year, has already trained 500 truck drivers to watch for criminal activity on the roads.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2012
Perspective, Business

Opinion: Don’t Jump!

Most truckers know that falling off a trailer can result in a cracked skull, but they also need to know that knees, ankles, hips and backs also can be damaged by a jump from the cab — injuries that can make the difference between trucking as a long-term career or just a job for the young.

November 7, 2011