More Mexican truckers are driving bulletproof big rigs to fight cargo theft Jan22

More Mexican trucker...

TweetA growing number of Mexican truckers are armoring up their big rigs in order to keep their cargo safe from hijackers. As cargo thefts in Mexico have doubled from their 2015 rate to more 30 per day, truckers and shippers are desperate to try to deter cartels and gangs, according to a...

What are the Common Equipment Types? Jan19

What are the Common ...

TweetDry Van – Box Trailer Freight trailers (also called dry vans or simply “boxes”) are designed to carry virtually any kind of boxed, crated, or palletized freight. Configurations Standard lengths: 28’, 32’, 36’, 40’, 42’, 43’, 45’, 48’ and 53’. Standard widths:...

Honor run planned for tow truck driver killed in crash Jan16

Honor run planned fo...

TweetNEAR GREEN BAY, Wis. — Truckers are returning to the scene of a crash where they lost one of their own. The drivers are hosting an honor run for Jesse Hettmann, who was hit and killed Friday on I-41 near Lombardi Avenue. Honor run planned for killed tow truck driver A big part of this...

Tesla Semi receives warning from Daimler Trucks CEO on ‘difficult’ trucking market Jan15

Tesla Semi receives ...

Tweet The Tesla Semi is coming, and the trucking industry’s big players are starting to take notice. Among these is Daimler Trucks CEO Martin Daum, who recently stated that his firm is taking the all-electric long hauler from the Silicon Valley company very seriously. While this is the...

The future of trucking in Great Falls Jan12

The future of trucki...

TweetWhen we’re talking about the industry of trucking, the career field itself hasn’t seen too much growth, however, their job responsibilities have. The trucking industry in Great Falls has seen a dramatic increase in importing and exporting goods; especially with our Canadian...

Trucking companies exposed to new liability risk after FMCSA preemption Jan10

Trucking companies e...

Tweet The Teamsters want the court to reverse the federal agency’s ruling, claiming that it harms union-represented drivers who work for companies that have been providing paid meal periods and rest breaks under California law. and prohibit drivers from operating a truck if a driver feels...