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For independent trucking operators, the largest chunk of their insurance costs is liability coverage, which pays for injuries and property damage from a wreck. For over-the-road drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires 0

White House Aims To Shore Up Trucking

The White House unveiled a sweeping initiative aimed at shoring up the ranks of the nation’s truck drivers that could potentially lead to boosting driver pay. The Biden-Harris Administration Trucking Action Plan is being launched…

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Former CFO Gets 2-year Sentence

A former chief financial officer (CFO) of Roadrunner Transportation Inc. has been sentenced to two years in person for his role in an accounting fraud scheme that led the company to restate its earnings and…

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Bulk Carriers Founder Dies

Richard Stephen Hartrick, who in March of 1976 founded Bulk Carriers Transportation Equipment Co., died Dec. 18 at his home in New Philadelphia, Ohio, following a year-long illness. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Nov. 24, 1946…

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Schneider Test Safety System

Schneider will become the first truckload carrier to conduct a trial deployment of “lifesaving technology” developed through the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) program, a public-private partnership between the world’s leading automakers and the U.S. DOT’s NHTSA to…

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PSC acquired Grace Trailer Service

PSC, the nation’s largest network of commercial parts and repair facilities for the tank-trailer and tank-truck industry, has announced its acquisition of Grace Trailer Service, a leading tank- trailer service and repair business with three…

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Trucking Sees New Player Surge

Trucking sees new player surge in the number of newly authorized trucking companies — especially small ones. From July 2020 -Sept, the FMCSA approved more than 104k new for-hire trucking companies, and that’s excluding private fleets…

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Dairy Group Wins Tax Credits

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced in November the state will be supporting the expansion of Agropur Dairy Cooperative in Little Chute with up to $4.5 million in business tax credits from the Wisconsin Economic Development…

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Consumer Demand Clogging Ports

Consumer demand clogging ports + lack of labor and a limited supply of transportation capacity compounding supply chain crisis he current supply chain crisis is caused by an unprecedented demand for physical goods flowing...

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Truck Society Honors Mack, Cummins

Mack Trucks founders John “Jack’’ and Augustus “Gus” Mack were inducted into the American Truck Historical Society’s (ATHS) new American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class.

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United Road Expands Driver Pay

Transport logistics provider United Road has expanded its guaranteed pay benefit to all company drivers so that first year, tenured and rehired drivers can all expect a level of financial assurance and can count on…

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