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Listed below are most popular news stories about trucking industry.

The “driver shortage” explained as a driver turnover, pay problem

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association President Todd Spencer appeared on Fox Business to set the record straight about the American “truck driver shortage.”

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CHP reminds drivers to check their loads frequently after spotting this on the road

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding truck drivers to check their loads after spotting this load on a truck going 31 miles over the speed limit.

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The “driver shortage” explained as a driver turnover, pay problem

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association President Todd Spencer appeared on Fox Business to set the record straight about the American “truck driver shortage.” Mainstream media outlets have been pumping out hundreds of articles recently warning that a “truck driver shortage” could have negative repercussions on the U.S. economy, driving up the cost of goods and causing shipping delays.

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Three major fleets announce driver pay increases

Several of the nation’s largest fleets have recently announced more pay increases for their truck drivers.

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FMCSA to explore autonomous truck regs in upcoming listening session

Trucking industry stakeholders are invited to participate in a public listening session later this month about regulations relating to the design, development, testing and integration of autonomous trucks, or automated driving systems (ADS), as they are referred to in a Federal Register notice to be published Monday, June 11.

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Is driving without drivers the future of trucking?

With driver turnover rates bumping 90 percent last year, shippers could find only one available truck for every 12 outbound loads — the lowest ratio in 13 years, according to DAT Solutions.

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Volvo, Mack unveil patriotic Ride for Freedom trucks

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks each unveiled this week their Ride for Freedom trucks used during the annual “Run for the Wall” and “Rolling Thunder” motorcycle rallies over Memorial Day weekend

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Three major fleets announce driver pay increases

Several of the nation’s largest fleets have recently announced more pay increases for their truck drivers.

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Use DataQs to contest 395.8(a) violations written for not having an ELD prior to April 1

The volume of serious 395.8(a) log violations, which affect CSA scores, has increased following the Dec. 18 implementation of the electronic logging device mandate, when a lenient enforcement period was supposed to begin.

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Healthy Trucking Association

Helping transportation professionals arrive home safer, healthier & happier

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