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Arizona’s New Illegal Immigration Law – Some Truckers Plan to Protest

April 24, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 13 Comments 

Why? That is about the only question I can come up with right now.
This is a bill that is needed in probably every state.
Do these same truckers complain and protest because they have to stop at the Canadian border and show documents as well? I don’t see a problem with it if [...]

Trains and Walmart Commercials – or Marketing Schemes

Trains and Walmart Commercials – or Marketing Schemes

April 24, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

What is Walmart thinking? Sounds like a marketing scheme to me.
They (Walmart) are trying to join in on the “green movement” and sell some stuff doing it. Everybody knows or they should know that when a store rolls back prices or runs a sale the store usually has that item marked up to begin [...]

Strike Possible for Truck Drivers in the US

Strike Possible for Truck Drivers in the US

April 13, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 5 Comments 

Every year there is talk about a strike amongst truck drivers that feel they have been dealt a bad hand in the poker game of the trucking industry. But that is usually as far as it goes, but this year might be different.


Cap and trade will slow economy, raise prices

September 24, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

As Congress continues to pile up debt spending our money at a dizzying pace, another hugely expensive, damaging proposition is hanging over our head.

A “climate change bill” has already passed the House and now awaits debate in the Senate. It would drastically increase America’s energy bill. If the president’s and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “cap and [...]


Freight industry can’t wait for transportation measure

September 20, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Congress needs to act quickly to authorize $450 billion in spending on transportation projects over the next six years in order to avoid economic gridlock.

That’s the message a coalition of business and transportation groups are sending as the Sept. 30 expiration of the federal government’s current transportation bill looms. They are concerned that an 18-month [...]


Whistleblower Exposes Excesses in $650 Billion Transportation Industry

September 9, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Transportation insider Paul Todd has written a scathing new exposé fingering freight brokers and agents as villains of the U. S. economy because they cost each and every American consumer an additional $100 to $400 per month to pay for goods, products, and services needed for daily living. In Industry of Thieves, published by Rose [...]


Is the RailRoad the answer to today’s Trucking problems?

August 27, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

There has been a lot of talk about having the railroad to deliver more freight because it is safer and more efficient.
How could it be more efficient for a train to deliver freight? I really don’t see how it could be much safer either, as trains do not deliver to individual stores, so trucks are [...]