Trucking giant Knight-Swift Transportation to buy U.S. Xpress
The addition of U.S. Xpress’s 7,200 tractors and 14,400 trailers would boost Knight-Swift’s truckload fleet to roughly 25,000 tractors and 93,000 trailers.
Ohio autonomous vehicle project deploys vans, trucks on rural roads
The state of Ohio's smart mobility initiative, DriveOhio, began testing automated vehicles on rural roads in March.
Tom Love, the Founder of Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores, dies at the age of 85 in Oklahoma
Tom Love, the founder of Loves Travel Stops and Country Stores, has died at the age of 85 in Oklahoma. The cause of Love's death has not been announced.
The $109K Ford F-150 Raptor R is so hot it costs much more than that
The 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R is a high-performance off-road model that is both the most powerful and highest-priced truck Ford has ever sold.
Truckers collide with EPA over new environmental standards, could hurt mom & pop companies
Smaller trucking companies worry that new standards from the Environmental Protection Agency will push them out, in regard to semi-trucks and air pollution.
Tesla’s latest EV will fill up on subsidies
California, where Tesla is making its first of the Semi deliveries to PepsiCo, offers additional subsidies to trucking companies that buy electric vehicles.
Diesel disaster: Truckers ‘working for peanuts’ amid surging fuel prices
A diesel supply crunch and surging prices has Las Vegas truck drivers worried about how to make ends meet and warn that small trucking businesses could fold.
Trucking jobs evaporate as shortage worsens
The truck transportation sector saw a loss of 11,400 jobs in September, according to U.S. Department of Labor data, as the trucker shortage continued.
Fighting the trucker shortage: Higher pay and incentives lead to influx of trucking students
Roadmaster Drivers School has over 20 school locations nationwide. The president of the company said as supply chain disruption became more obvious, there’s been an application overload at many of the schools.
Environmental group calls for deflating tires of SUVs to combat climate change: target ‘wealthy areas’
A radical environmental group raised a few eyebrows on Twitter after encouraging people to let the tires out of SUVs in an apparent bid to combat climate change.
Trucking association chief says industry at 'edge of cliff'
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear argued that the slow return to work is “exacerbating the supply chain's ability to meet demand.”
Missouri AG Eric Schmitt says OSHA vaccine mandate could worsen supply chain crisis
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt believes a federal vaccine mandate on small businesses would worsen the national supply chain crisis.
California trucking industry leader warns worker shortage, ship backlogs creating 'perfect storm'
California Trucking Association CEO Shawn Yadon argued on Wednesday that the economic climate is presenting the “perfect storm right now” with worker shortages and the record backlog of ships at ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Small business owner depending on supply chain issues 'getting resolved quickly' ahead of the holiday season
Spencer Young, the owner of City Lights Collectibles, said he is depending on supply chain issues “getting resolved quickly” ahead of the holiday season.
Vaccine mandate would deepen supply-chain problems, trucker warns
Vaccine mandate would cause more confusion for trucking industry, according to logistics company JB Hunt.
IRS: Truckers required to pay heavy highway vehicle use tax by Aug. 31
Long-haul truckers and buses need to file and pay the heavy highway vehicle use tax by Tuesday, August 31, the IRS said.
Trucking industry official warns 1 million truckers needed over next decade to meet demand
Chris Spear, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, discussed the truck driver shortage on FOX Business' "Cavuto: Coast-to-Coast."
Trucking giant beefs up fleet size to meet surging demand
J.B. Hunt Transportation Services Inc. is doubling the size of its 2021 fleet order in an effort to keep pace with surging customer demand.
Truck driver shortage affecting deliveries nationwide
Prior to the pandemic, it would take about two months to get a commercial driver's license in New Jersey. Now, it's taking upward of six months.