5 Tips for Truck Driving Students
Are you ready to start your career as a truck driver and enroll in truck driving school? If the answer is yes, there are a few things to keep in mind as you begin your training. We’ve compiled this helpful list of tips to make your experience as a truck driving student as rewarding as possible. Take a look! (more…)Read more
Teamsters come out against hours changes, ATA still supportive
The Teamsters Union has voiced its opposition to recent Congressional action to roll back the 2013 changes to federal hours-of-service restart provisions, but American Trucking Associations head Bill Graves is holding strong on the group’s support for suspending the changes. A bill […]Read more
Hearing On Toll Hikes Spurs A Squabble
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) said he was “troubled” by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni’s refusal to answer questions at an April 18 hearing on tolling accountability.
The hearing is part of the Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation’s work on a bill to restore the Department of Transportation’s ability to determine fairness of toll hikes and to give the DOT authority to prescribe more reasonable tolls. Jay said Baroni displayed “inappropriate discourse and decorum” when questioned by the subcommittee’s chairman, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J).Read more