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Will CSA Scoring Be Stopped?

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
No group of people is more concerned about highway safety than truckers. They rely on the reliable and safe operation of their trucks to make a living, and their family and loved ones travel the same roads as everyone else. The frustration all truck drivers and trucking company owners have with the current Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring system is […] ... continue reading »

Laws Slow Self-Driving Truck Development

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Innovation frequently move faster than government. Whether it is the Federal Aviation Administration blocking commercial use of drones or the Federal Communications Commission’s sluggish action on net neutrality, technology is moving at a blistering pace while the government spends more money studying and debating regulations. Regardless of how self-driving trucks may impact jobs and the economy, we can be sure […] ... continue reading »

Truckers Battle Over Work Hours

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Despite setbacks in the struggle, truckers continue to fight for better safety regulations. The changes to trucking laws have negatively impacted productivity by at least 3 to 5 percent, according to the American Trucking Association—without promising any real solution for driver fatigue. The ATA and other groups want to repeal certain aspects of the DOT’s latest regulations. Most specifically: The […] ... continue reading »

One Mom’s Battle to Make Trucking Safer

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
The Georgia mom of two teenage girls is doing everything she can to make sure other parents never have to live through the tragedy she is currently facing. In May of 2013, Marianne Karth was driving on the highway with her daughters, seventeen-year-old AnnaLeah and thirteen-year-old Mary. Suddenly, her car was slammed from behind by a tractor trailer, which cause the […] ... continue reading »

What Are the Top Critical Issues for Truckers

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Each year, the American Transportation Research Institute issues a list of the most critical issues for truckers. Some indicate a need for change in trucking legislation, while others are demonstrative of how much trucking legislation has improved the industry. Today, we’d like to cover some of the top issues truckers are facing in 2014. Working Hours In July 2013, new […] ... continue reading »

Truck Drivers Are in Demand as Shortfall Swells

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
More American goods move by truck than any other mode of transportation, but a growing shortage of commercial truck drivers has the potential to create a nationwide shipping crisis in the not so distant future. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), the trucking industry is currently short of 30,000 drivers; but that shortfall is expected to swell to 200,000 […] ... continue reading »

Hard to Find Semi Trailers

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Semi trailers are a hot commodity in the trucking community, but shopping for one is no easy task. It presents a greater logistical problem than, say, finding the right pair of jeans. Whether you’re in the market to buy or sell, our trailer listings provide an online marketplace where you can find the best prospects from the comfort of your […] ... continue reading »

MPG – What’s In Store for 2018 and Beyond for Trucks?

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
With heavy-duty trucks and buses producing an estimated 20 percent of greenhouse gases in the United States each year, it is understandable that any regulations to reduce America’s dependence on fossil fuels and lower the resulting emissions are going to target the efficiency of long-haul tractor-trailers. First-ever fuel standards President Obama signed the first-ever fuel efficiency regulations for heavy-trucks and […] ... continue reading »

The Value of Using Our Ads to Sell Your Semi Truck

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
When you’re looking to sell your semi truck, you want a resource for truck advertising that’s going to be inexpensive, but effective. Unfortunately, those are hard to find. However, when you take advantage of the options available at truckertotrucker.com, you’ll find plenty of reasons to place your ad with us. Price When it comes to finding a great price for […] ... continue reading »

Price Negotiation Tips

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
For most truck drivers, finding a truck they want is not difficult. Getting it for a good price takes a bit more effort. Before you begin talking with a seller, make sure you have everything ready on your side for the best negotiating position. Financing The finance company will need a copy of your purchase contract to finalize the loan, […] ... continue reading »