The Trucker Chronicles

Truckers may well be the unsung heroes of the U.S. economy. They deliver 70% of all freight tonnage, while 80% of U.S. communities receive goods exclusively by truck.  One out of every 13 people working in our private sector is employed in a trucking-related job across manufacturing, retail, public utility, construction, service, transportation, mining and […]

By Rob Sabo Northern Nevada Business Weekly Heather Aldrich’s cell phone rings nearly every Monday morning with callers seeking to hire her students. Aldrich owns Nevada Truck Driving School on North Virginia Street, and student enrollment has increased between 30 and 40 percent from 2009 enrollment levels as new students and unemployed workers seek retraining […]

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 […]

Granger, IA Barr-Nunn Transportation, Inc, a transportation industry leader, is pleased to celebrate the one year anniversary of its highly successful Lease Purchase Program.  The program, a unique offering in the transportation industry, offers low weekly payments with minimal money down and no balloon payments at the end of the lease period.  To ensure that […]