The Trucker Chronicles

Whether you’re a truck driver or a company owner, you know what a huge impact fuel consumption has on the truck driving industry. Fuel costs fluctuate on a daily basis, and when you’re talking about a vehicle as large as a straight truck or tractor-trailer, that can be a huge difference in operating expenses from […]

Implementation of Electronic Logging Devices: What Does This Mean for Truckers?  Something you may have noticed about the trucking industry is that it is always changing and trying to become more efficient. It should be no secret that freight transportation can be quite expensive, which is why carriers and shippers want to get as much […]

Trucking Industry Trends: Trucking Companies Look to Hire More Veterans  The trucking industry has been responsible for many positive changes in the United States, and its changing employment trends are just one more sign of the important role that trucking plays in the nation’s economy. With the FMCSA Military Skills Test Waiver spreading across the […]

Driver-Facing and Front-Facing Cameras Some Pros and Cons   As trucking companies move to comply with federal regulations requiring electronic logging devices in trucks, many companies are looking for ways to exceed government requirements to make drivers and trucks as safe as possible.   This has led many large trucking companies to install driver-facing and/or […]

Transportation industry watchers are following the Massachusetts Senate special election closely. The expectation is that Rep. Ed Markey (D) will win the special election, to be held June 25. Markey’s potential ascent from the House of Representatives to the Senate would set in motion events that could displace Rep. Peter Defazio (D – OR) from […]