‘Trucker to Trucker’ Category

Are You an Employee or Independent Contractor – Case Study

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Hey truckers, the latest in truck driver news asks if you are an employee of a trucking company or if you are an independent contractor. Although you may think you know the difference, or may be labeled as one or the other, it pays to find out where you really stand. This is one of […]

Fed Eyes Law Change Allowing Under 21 Year Old Interstate Truck Drivers

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

It is well known that many truck drivers are old-timers. Many trucking industry news sources report that as they retire, there are few young people eager to take their place. According to a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 79 percent of U.S. companies claim they are having a tough time […]

ATA Predicts Increase to Trucker’s Pay Due to Driver Shortage

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Once again, truck driver wages are in the semi truck driver news. With the prediction that over 175,000 driving jobs are going tom open up over the course of the next 10 years, the trucking industry is beginning to increase drivers pay to lure more people into the world of truck driving. Median Income The […]

California Mandated Trucker Breaks Face Federal Review

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Here’s some interesting trucking legislation that makes sense one way but doesn’t make a whole lot of sense another way. Truckers are paid by the mile, when the wheels are rolling on the ground. On the surface, that seems fair enough, you are working and you get paid. However, taking lunch breaks or driving breaks, […]

Women Step Up to Fill the Gap in the Truck Driver Shortage

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

There is no doubt that the trucking industry is an equal opportunity employer. But one of the strangest things about the business is that it is a male dominated one. That probably makes sense to the average person because they think that trucking is a heavy-duty activity, lots of muscle to turn a big rig, […]

Transfix the Uber for Trucking Raises $14.5 Million in Funding

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Have you ever heard of Transfix? If you haven’t, you might be interested in this start-up trucking initiative, which complies with trucking legislation, because it may change the way goods are traveling in the future. Uber Driving Uber driving is taking the world by storm. This is, essentially, pitting a rider with a driver who […]

Michelin Celebrates Truckers with #KeepThanksMoving Campaign from 11/16 to 12/31

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Keeping you informed is what we love doing best here at Trucker to trucker, and this is a holiday special from Michelin North America. In all of Michelin’s social and digital media, they are going to mark the holiday season with a shout out to all of you semi truck drivers out there. They’re #KeepThanksMoving […]

Firm Consolidation Hits the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Don’t we all wish we could have a crystal ball and look into the future? You could see what you’ll be having for dinner tomorrow night, what the weekend will bring, who wins the World Series or The Super Bowl or even what road you’ll be traveling over next year, or next decade, for that […]

Need a Job? We’re Looking for 890,000 New Truck Drivers

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Every business needs to plot a future with regards to keeping enough employees to do the job, especially if the business is growing. In the long term, an industry that is successful must make sure that during growth and retirement, there are always enough people to step in and fill the void. The more successful […]

Transportation Intelligence Firm Starts to Push Freight Forecast Down – The Trucking Boom May be Over

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

If you have been reading the blog here at Trucker to Trucker, you know that we are in the midst of a serious trucking boom. In fact, according to Freight Transportation Intelligence, or FTR for short, trucking is actually growing faster than the economy, and it’s growing so fast that, they also believe there may […]