Fast-food joints consider drive-thru only: What it means for truckers Fast-food restaurants are considering reducing or eliminating in-dining service and focusing instead on the drive-thru service. Where does that leave truck drivers who crave a quick bite? Read Full Article
Truck parking capacity problem worsens for drivers Industry stakeholders say it will take federal leadership and funding to solve the truck parking capacity shortage. When commercial truckers can’t find a place to park it’s a safety problem for everyone on the road. For more than a decade, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has been talking about the truck driver parking shortage and ways to address it, but inadequate truck...
After a year of disruption, trucking looks to rebound in 2021 on way to ‘very good’ 2022 Capacity could remain tight over the next 12 months as the trucking industry continues to weather the COVID-19 storm, opening up big possibilities as the pandemic subsides. Read Full Article
FMCSA creates new rule, extends waivers States will soon have the option to allow third-party CDL instructors to administer driving tests to their students. The DOT is also extending license renewal waivers through February as the pandemic is still creating backlogs at local agencies. Read Full Article
11 Interesting Stats Describing the Current State of The Trucking Industry 2020 has been a year of upheaval for the trucking industry. The pandemic has put a lot of stress on a trucking industry already being put to the test. However, it hasn’t all been bad news. Continue reading below to see 11 interesting statistics about the current state of the trucking industry. Read Full Article