Find Out the Facts About Forward Air Freight Hauling

One of the biggest trucking corporations in Tennessee is Forward Air. As a full-service freight hauler, Forward Air provides expedited ground, dedicated line haul, and final mile services. The company has several subsidiaries that allow them to keep most services in-house. This helps Forward Air gain the most ground with customers while offering a variety…

Everything You Need to Know About Getting a CDL

The first step to becoming a truck driver is getting a commercial driver’s license or CDL. This is a requirement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to ensure drivers are fit to handle a commercial vehicle. Being fit means they are both physically capable of driving a big rig, as well as knowledgeable…

Test Out a Safe Cap Made by Ford’s Heavy Truck Division

That’s right; Ford has developed a trucker hat that is technologically designed to save lives. How is that even possible? Quite simply it is the latest evolution in trucking technology. The Safe Cap was developed by Ford’s heavy truck division based in Brazil. Get all the details about how this Safe Cap is supposed to help truck…

Melton Truck Lines Helps Truck Drivers Get Healthy

Being an over-the-road truck driver means you have to be in good shape. For starters, if you can’t pass your annual DOT physical exam, then you can’t keep on hauling truckloads. More importantly, you need to be healthy so you can stay behind the wheel each day. Sick truckers miss deadlines and end up missing…

Indiana Carrier PJ Trucking Expands to Offer Shipping Storage

It’s great to see a small business in trucking grow. For instance, there is a woman-owned trucking company in Indiana that is currently expanding operations to offer more logistics services. PJ Trucking will be positioned to offer storage and distribution options thanks to the latest acquisition of a more than quarter-million square foot building. Check…

Heffernan Insurance Brokers and National Truck Services Group Merge

Trucking insurance is one of the most tedious and costly parts of being a trucking company. Whether you are Purdy Brothers Trucking, Schilli Transportation Services, SLT or another top paying trucking company, finding affordable trucking insurance is a constant battle. One way to stay informed about trucking insurance company offerings. In light of this conversation,…

How Troops to Trucks Helps Military Truckers

If you are a truck driver currently looking for civilian trucking jobs after serving in the military, you aren’t alone. In fact, the US military has created a program called Troops to Trucks that can help you translate your behind the wheel experience and help you get your commercial driver’s license. Whether you want to…

How Often Does a Trucking Company Have to Inspect its Trucks?

Trucking companies like Taylor Truck Line and Forward Air Transportation Services depend on their equipment to make ends meet. Routine maintenance and repairs as needed are part and parcel to the role of a trucking company. Inspections are conducted, as well, by the company drivers and owner operators according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration…

Why Self Driving Trucks Will Never Work…in Your Lifetime

A major fear among most professional truck drivers is that they will be replaced by robots driving big rigs. Fortunately for you, this is not likely the case. Yes, self-driving trucks will be here eventually. But they aren’t going to beat the electronic logging devices to the drawing table. In fact, by the time truck…

Rule Info for Choosing an E-Logging Device According to the FMCSA

Finding ways to stay compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is getting tougher and tougher. Hopefully the regulations will start reversing soon so that truckers get a break. The big one up this year is the ELD rule, which will require all truck drivers of long haul loads to use electronic logging devices….