News en Driver community ONE20 hits the road <div class="node-body article-body">LOUISVILLE. Continuing to push the marketing boundaries, ONE20, a rapidly growing app-based trucker community, is using the Mid-American Trucking Show here to promote new offerings ranging from ONE20-branded energy drinks to ELDs to a data-mined best and worst list—and even its newly authorized trucking company.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Trucker Jobs News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:33:00 +0000 19391 at Dash Cam of the Week: Brothers in crime <div class="node-body article-body">While common driving mistakes are a routine nuisance and often lead to real problems, most of the idiocy truckers see on the highways are rooted in carelessness, maybe rudeness, and sometimes just plain meanness. But, whether we like to think about it or not, we share the public roads with some genuinely dangerous people—as this Dash Cam of the Week shows.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DashCam Trucker Jobs News Safety Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:25:00 +0000 19381 at Trump (hearts) Trucks: ATA, drivers visit White House <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Members of the American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America&rsquo;s Road Team Captains, visited the White House Thursday for a conversation about issues affecting the trucking industry, including health care.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Trucker Jobs News Regulations Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:33:00 +0000 19371 at <p>John Lex, a driver for Walmart Transportation, hosted President Trump in the &quot;Share the Road&quot; Mack Trucks tractor brought to the White House event. (<em>Photo courtesy of ATA</em>)</p> RoadPro introduces Rewards lifestyle loyalty community <div class="node-body article-body">The RoadPro Family of Brands has introduced RoadPro Rewards, a new lifestyle loyalty community that will give drivers a chance to get engaged and be rewarded.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Trucker Jobs News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:33:00 +0000 19361 at FMCSA pulls the plug on new safety fitness ratings <div class="node-body article-body">FMCSA has announced that it is withdrawing its controversial safety fitness determination (SFD) rulemaking issued in January 2016 and will also cancel plans to issue a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to help support the SFD effort.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Regulations Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:22:00 +0000 19351 at Will future truckers be more like drone operators? <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Stefan&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Seltz-Axmacher">Seltz-Axmacher</span>&nbsp;knows that many drivers don&#39;t like him and his autonomous trucks so he tries to change the conversation. &quot;Yes, we&#39;re these nerdy guys from San Francisco, and we&#39;ve built a robot that looks like it does their work,&quot; says the CEO and co-founder of&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Starsky">Starsky</span>&nbsp;Robotics. &quot;Drivers say, &#39;Oh, my gosh.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucker Jobs Equipment News Technology Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:33:00 +0000 19341 at <p>A truck driver with his CDL operates a truck retrofitted with&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Starsky">Starsky</span>&nbsp;Robotics radar, cameras, and other gadgets. Like a military drone operator or video gamer with a driving console, the driver sees everything a driver in the cab would see and operate the same controls including steering wheel, brakes and accelerator.&nbsp;<em>(Photo from&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Starsky">Starsky</span>&nbsp;Robotics documentary)</em></p> ATA calls for hair testing standards <div class="node-body article-body">In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, American Trucking Assns. President and CEO Chris Spear called for the federal government to quickly release guidelines and standards for the use of hair samples in mandatory drug testing of truck drivers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Regulations Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:28:00 +0000 19331 at February tonnage slip nothing to worry about, ATA reports <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The&nbsp;<a href="">American Trucking Associations</a>&nbsp;(ATA) said its for-hire truck tonnage index slipped 0.1% in February following a 2.9% increase in January, with the index down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis when compared to February 2016.</p> <p>However, year-to-date when compared with the same two months in 2016, the index is only off 0.1%, noted Bob Costello, ATA&rsquo;s chief economist.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business News Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:22:00 +0000 19321 at Diesel down 2.5 cents to 2017 low <div class="node-body article-body">A 2.5 cent decline this week has moved the price for a gallon of diesel fuel to its lowest level in 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucker Jobs Fuel News Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:39:00 +0000 19311 at Arrow Truck Sales offers affiliate deals for owner-ops <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re an owner-operator looking for a new (to you) rig, Arrow Truck Sales Inc. has a used truck purchasing program for owner-ops who currently drive for select carriers. As an Arrow Prime member, the buyer qualifies for certain exclusive benefits, including a free 6 month/50,000 mile warranty, special $1,000 allowance and more.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Equipment News Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:02:00 +0000 19301 at