The Trucking Industry Is Hopeful With New Administration

With the new Trump administration, the trucking industry is hopeful for changes that could lead to a more flexible and accountable regulatory environment. Although the federal government’s electronic logging device mandate may be shielded from any interference by the Trump Administration, other regulatory changes may be coming soon if the new president and Congress work […]

Top 10 Trucking Issues Autonomous Vehicles Plan to Tackle

Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology is accelerating at a rapid rate. A fully autonomous truck (AT) will have the ability to identify, interact with, and safely react to all aspects of the driving environment without a driver—including weather conditions, road types, and unexpected events such as work zones and traffic accidents. The Society of Automotive Engineers […]

Driver Shortage Threatens American Consumer Lifestyle

Every year, America’s consumption increases. And now that smartphones and computers have made access to goods easier than ever, the demand to keep products in stock requires numerous amounts of resources and energy. That means, in order to satisfy our society of ultimate convenience, we need trucks, lots of trucks—and those trucks need drivers. Almost every […]

The Top 10 Issues Facing the Trucking Industry

This month, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) published their survey of the top 10 issues facing the trucking industry today. The ATRI surveyed a record-breaking 3,285 stakeholders in trucking, including commercial drivers and motor carriers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Survey respondents were asked to select their top three issues facing the trucking industry today and rank their top three preferred strategies corresponding to each issue. Once gathered, the results are organized and

ATRI Seeking Your Input On Top Industry Concerns

Now in its 12th year, the 2016 Top Industry Issues Survey is being conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) to identify the critical issues confronting our industry and to develop strategies for addressing these issues now and in the future. Your opinion is vital to stakeholders who are working to ensure the long-term health of […]

What Is Human Trafficking And How Can Truckers Help Stop It?

Though it may not always feel like it, we are currently living in the safest time in all of human history. That being said, there are still issues that need to be addressed in our society. Just one of those issues is the issue of Human Trafficking. Human Trafficking has plagued humanity for thousands of […]

National Truck Driving Championships Comes To Indianapolis

Forget Rio – the Olympics comes to Indianapolis this summer! Save the date: August 10-13 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis Some refer to this event as the “Super Bowl of Trucking”; others liken it to the Olympics.  But make no mistake:  The best truck drivers across the nation will gather in Indianapolis to […]

HCC & Kentucky Trucking Association Members Partner for CDL Training

Lindsey Trent, Business Development Manager for Driving Ambition and member of the Kentucky Trucking Association, attended a press conference earlier this week announcing that the KTA and Hopkinsville Community College have partnered to help the college to expand its already successful CDL program. Lindsey is on the committee that put this program/partnership together to help put more […]

Be Prepared! Tips For The 2016 International Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Annual International Roadcheck begins today, June 7th, and will continue through June 9th. This event is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles. Nearly 17 trucks or buses are inspected, on average, every minute in Canada, the United States and Mexico during the 72-hour period. During the inspections, […]