1. Four More States Asking Federal Government To Reconsider ELD

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, February 19, 2018 More states are drafting legislation asking federal authorities to provide truckers relief from the electronic logging device mandate or to limit funding for its enforcement. Proposals have been introduced in the legislatures of Alabama, Missouri, Idaho …Read More

  2. Economist Says Driver Shortage Will Hurt Freight Market

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, February 23, 2018 The freight market is booming, but the trucking industry will suffer unless companies can find enough drivers, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello. Attracting and retaining drivers will be the biggest challenge for fr…Read More

  3. Tennessee Introduces Bill To Avoid Enforcing ELD Mandate

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, February 15, 2018  New legislation introduced in Tennessee is aimed at prohibiting the use of state funds to enforce the federal Electronic Logging Device mandate. The bill was introduced on January 29 by Rep. Dale Carr [R] and would “[Prohibit] state funding from bein…Read More

  4. Uber: Trucking to become more localized, driver jobs should be safe

    By CCJ Staff, CCJ News, February 14, 2018 Silicon Valley giant Uber, whose ridesharing platform upended the taxi business a half-decade ago and who more recently has set its sights on self-driving technology and freight-matching systems, said in a recent report that it doesn’t expect truck driving…Read More

  5. ELD May Already Be Driving Up The Cost Of Produce

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, February 2, 2018 The new federal mandate requiring electronic logging devices could result in shoppers seeing grocery prices rise. Some truckers are experiencing difficulties and delays as they switch from paper logbooks to the devices, which plug into a truck’s engine.…Read More

  6. Five things worth knowing in the world of trucking

    By Cristina Commendatore, American Trucker, Jan 31, 2018 Here are five things worth knowing in the world of trucking today, Jan. 31:  1. Truckers deliver for America’s Big Game To illustrate just how big of an impact the trucking industry has on the Super Bowl, the Minnesota Trucking Association …Read More

  7. ACT: Trucking capacity remains tight

    By Staff, American Trucker, January 25, 2018 The latest numbers generated by the For-Hire Trucking Index compiled by ACT Research indicates that the freight segment of the index rose faster than the capacity part of the index in each of the last 12 months. That’s allowed the supply-demand “balan…Read More