Monthly Archives: December 2017

Trucking in 2017: Major fleet merger, 34-hour ‘restart rollback,’ anti-regs push, ELD compliance highlight busy year

The ELD mandate and its December compliance date dominated headlines in 2017. 2017 started with President Donald Trump being sworn into office in January and ended with the electronic logging device mandate going into effect in December. In between those … Continue reading

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Driver Turnover at Big Trucking Firms Jumps to 95 percent

Big motor carriers are having trouble holding onto drivers. The pace of driver turnover at big motor carriers rose to 95 percent in the third quarter of 2017, up 14 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The … Continue reading

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There’s still a big demand for truckers, according to one Top 10 jobs list

Trucking, a big jobs engine for the Inland Empire, remains a top career option for people without four-year college degrees, according to CareerBuilder. Truck driving tops the employment companies’ 2018 list of hottest in-demand jobs for people without bachelor’s degrees, as … Continue reading

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