Truckers unite against human trafficking

Have you ever heard about sex slavery in developing countries? You’re probably at least aware of its existence somewhere far away from the United States, but the fact of the matter is the trafficking of humans under the age of 18 is happening right here in the USA....

A vision for the future

Not everyone thinks there’s a driver shortage. There’s a different narrative. It’s not a shortage silly, it’s economics. In a FreightWaves commentary dated November 2017, the writer lays out the argument that this long-reviled boogeyman of the industry is...

New bill would amend hours of service

We need an act of Congress. A new bill by Texas Republican Brian Babin would amend the controversial hours of service that has been the bane of truckers existence since the rollout of the ELD mandate whereby commercial drivers must document their work activity with a...

FMCSA admin hints at flexibilty in HOS

  The new administrator for the FMCSA, Raymond Martinez, hinted at changes to the hours of service (HOS) at an informal meeting with owner operators at the Mid-American Trucking Show saying, “Is there a way to build some flexibility here. We’re not going to get rid of...

Is winter coming for the industry?

Transport industry is either preparing for spring or winter depending on who you talk to. Canadian logistics industry is learning a lot from their southern neighbors as the April 1, 2018 ELD mandate nears for us Yanks. Canadian commercial drivers will all be on ELDs...