TWIC program under fire Apr16

TWIC program under f...

TweetThe U.S. House transportation committee blasted the Transportation Security Administration for delays in approving TWIC readers. Meanwhile, Congress is considering legislation to address renewal deadlines for TWIC holders. The TSA is still conducting the pilot program for readers to...

Driver hiring, turno...

TweetTrucking industry hiring and driver turnover surged in the fourth quarter of 2010. According to American Trucking Associations’ quarterly trucking activity report, large truckload fleet turnover rose to 69 percent in the fourth quarter, its highest level since the second quarter of...

FMCSA unveils cross-...

TweetThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced proposal details of cross-border trucking project with Mexico, which will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.The FMCSA’s April 8 plan for a cross-border...

Reefer rates rise Apr06

Reefer rates rise

TweetFollowing a three-month decline, truckload rates for refrigerated vans increased 2.2 percent on the spot market in March from February, according to TransCore’s Truckload Rate Index.Compared to March 2010, rates for the reefer segment increased 2.9 percent. Spot market rates are those...

How to Start a Truck...

TweetTrucking businesses have therefore flourished because of the necessity for trucking services in moving food and consumer goods. If you are planning to get into the trucking business, it is important that you know basic things about operating a trucking business. Trucking business...