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New Garmin GPS adds features truckers need

The driving life has never been more complicated. Events of the past several months have meant that while most professional drivers have been recognized as “essential”, they have also made it harder to get from Point “A” to Point “B” every day. In the …

Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel Moroun dies at 93

DETROIT, Mich. – Detroit trucking magnate Manuel (Matty) Moroun, who owned the Ambassador Bridge, has passed away. He was 93. Media reports said Moroun died of heart failure Sunday. The Ambassador Bridge, linking Detroit and Windsor, Ont., is the busie…

Drive for a great fleet? Nominate them in TCA contest

Nominations are open in the search to find the best trucking companies in North America to work for. The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge are asking professional drivers and independent contractors to nominate their companies as Best Fle…

Police focus on speeding continues through Saturday

An effort by law enforcement personnel throughout North America to look for drivers who are engaging in unsafe driving behaviors is under way on the highways of the U.S. and Canada now through Saturday, July 18. During this week-long traffic enforcemen…

Love’s increases Truck Care & Speedco services

Love’s Travel Stops has opened seven new Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations around the country. The locations are open 24/7 and offer tire, lube, and light mechanical services for professional drivers and fleets. The newly opened locations include…

Ohio trucker charged in crash that killed 4 kids

A 31-year-old trucker from Ohio faces multiple charges after an accident Thursday afternoon, July 9, on Interstate 70 in Indiana claimed the lives of four children and sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries. Corey Withrow, 31, from Camden, Oh…

You helped move 11.84 billion tons of freight

The U.S. trucking industry generated $791.7 billion in revenue in 2019, moving 11.84 billion tons of freight, according to the latest edition of ATA American Trucking Trends 2020, the American Trucking Associations’ annual compilation of industry data….

Class 3-8 Sales See Drop Year-Over-Year

According to data recently released by Wards Intelligence, the sale of Class 3-8 trucks have seen a drop in almost every category, and every month, since the beginning of the year, possibly exasperated by the COVID-19 outbreak.