The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing changes to restriction concerning the hours of service for truckers. The proposed changes aim to revamp what counts toward the 11-hour daily limit that truckers can spend behind the wheel.
Everything is now in the web! Internet has become a large part of everyone’s life and that include truckers as well. Keeping up with the latest in freight availability and industry trends is crucial for achieving positive results. Now there are a lot of trucking websites that are providing different info about this industry, but we will narrow them down to the most essential and useful ones.
Last Wednesday the Senate passed a bill, with which it OK’s year’s ELD exemption for livestock haulers.
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 18,000 2018-2019 Freightliner Cascadia tractors for an issue with the brake calipers. The defect of the brakes increases the chance of malfunctioning, thus making a crash more likely.
From food, clothes, cars, livestock, fuel, furniture, and so much more, trucks carry the items Americans use and consume every day. Long-haul truck drivers deliver products no one can live without.
Nearly 70 percent of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. is shipped on trucks. Truckers are moving 9.2 billion tons of freight every year, according to the American Trucking Associations.