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Category: Driver Stuff

Kenworth Supports Careers in Trucking Among U.S. Military Service Members

Kenworth Supports Careers in Trucking Among U.S. Military Service Members

| October 4, 2022

“It’s important to have career events for veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life” A career development, networking, and job hiring event at a Hiring Our Heroes Summit was held recently at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington state. Hundreds of active and retired U.S. military members and spouses attended the career summit, coordinated […]

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Truckstop Survey Data Reveals 84% of U.S. Truck Drivers Plan to Take Additional Loads Ahead of Holiday Season

Truckstop Survey Data Reveals 84% of U.S. Truck Drivers Plan to Take Additional Loads Ahead of Holiday Season

| October 4, 2022

Company marks National 10-4 Day with custom CB handle generator  In advance of the holiday season, Truckstop surveyed 500 U.S. truck drivers, revealing 84% of those surveyed plan to take on additional loads ahead of the holidays. To kick off the anticipated increased movement of freight for the holiday season, Truckstop is celebrating 10-4 day, also […]

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WIT Index Shows Prevalence of Diversity and Inclusion Policies in the Transportation Industry

WIT Index Shows Prevalence of Diversity and Inclusion Policies in the Transportation Industry

| October 3, 2022

Women In Trucking Research Finds D&I Policies are More Common than Expected Workplace cultures that are strong in diversity, inclusion, and belonging have been linked to increased productivity, according to the 2022 WIT Index. For the first time in its history, the 2022 WIT Index asked participants if their company has a formal Diversity & […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Brings Together Trucking Community to Help Expand Truck Parking

Biden-Harris Administration Brings Together Trucking Community to Help Expand Truck Parking

| October 3, 2022

At meeting, Department of Transportation will highlight nearly $40 million in grants for truck parking projects, release Truck Parking Handbook The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will convene state, industry, and federal leaders at a meeting of the National Coalition of Truck Parking to share resources available in the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to address […]

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Truckers ask feds for update on broker abuse petition

Truckers ask feds for update on broker abuse petition

| October 3, 2022

OOIDA originally filed a petition with FMCSA in May 2020 to improve broker transparency The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association sent this letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today asking for the status of a petition that garnered more than 1,500 comments from small-business truckers nearly two years ago. OOIDA filed a petition with […]

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Werner Enterprises and Kodiak Robotics Collaborate to Run 24/7 Long-Haul Autonomous Freight Operations

Werner Enterprises and Kodiak Robotics Collaborate to Run 24/7 Long-Haul Autonomous Freight Operations

| September 30, 2022

Werner Enterprises also joined Kodiak’s Partner Deployment Program, which helps carriers establish autonomous freight operations  Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a leading self-driving trucking company, announced its collaboration with Werner Enterprises, one of the nation’s largest transportation and logistics providers, to establish an autonomous trucking lane and to showcase how efficiently autonomous trucks can be used with a […]

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