Werner Driver Wins Big

By Reagan Payne Allen Parker is known by his community for his singing voice. He belts out a proud national anthem at the Jefferson County Speedway in Nebraska and before local minor league baseball games….


MVT Retools Operations for Better Home Time

Almost every driver and industry survey conducted in recent years has indicated that more home time is among the biggest factors (behind better pay) a driver considers when thinking of changing fleets.  Mesilla Valley Transportation…


12 Questions to Ask Your Recruiter

Looking for a new terminal to hang your trailer on? The driver shortage has companies fighting one another tooth and nail for a driver’s allegiance. Here are 12 questions to ask before you accept the…


Bay & Bay Ups Its Pay for Independent Contractors

EAGAN, Minn. – Bay & Bay Transportation has been aggressively raising its pay package for its over-the-road professionals and last week made another big move for its independent contractors. Effective immediately, the company will offer…


Be Wary in Work Zones

On average, over 700 deaths occur in work zones yearly. Truck and passenger vehicle drivers both need to be particularly careful while traveling through these zones. 1. Research your route Utilize routing map apps like…


DRIVE Safe Act Introduced in Both Houses

The idea of professional truck drivers under 21 crossing state lines to deliver their goods, a potential solution to the industry’s growing driver shortage, moved a step closer to reality when a bi-partisan group of…




Recruiter Spotlight: Total Transport’s Destin Smith

This Director of Recruiting proves that any background is the perfect background for the trucking industry. Starting off in the sports field with college studies in Sports Management, Destin Smith cultivated his marketing skills to…


Beat the Bottlenecks

What causes a truck to slow to 45 miles per hour on a major roadway? You probably ask yourself that every time you get caught up in one of those slowdowns on the highway.Is there…