The Trucker Chronicles

Delay of Hours of Service Rules

February 4th, 2013

The American Trucking Association has recently requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hold off on its instatement of a new rule regarding hours of service. The association wants the government agency to withhold the new standards until three months after a court provides its ruling due to demands by the ATA and other […]

Tulsa, OK, April 2, 2012 — Melton Logistics, LLC announced today that it has completed a name change and will hereafter be known as Conexus, LLC. The announcement comes on the heels of one of the company’s most profitable years ever according to the company’s Vice President, Kyle Gholston. “2011 was a banner year for […]

There are changes that are coming in the next few months to your bank account.  While we here at The Trucker Chronicles normally focus of topics related to the transportation industry and truck driving jobs, this new sweeping legislation will affect your bottom line, at home and in business. Some of our employees have spoken with […]

WASHINGTON — With Hours of Service, EOBRs and CSA 2010, among other issues, getting the majority of the attention among trucking industry stakeholders, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration with little notice sent the proposed rulemaking that would ban texting by commercial vehicle operators to the office of Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood some two […]

NEW YORK A KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst said Tuesday the truckload industry is recovering faster than expected, with rates increasing and more full trucks crisscrossing highways. Truckload carriers generally dedicate an entire trailer to one customer and move the freight directly from the shipper to the receiver. Less-than-truckload carriers fill their trucks with freight from […]