Date archive: March 2013

Hands-Free Device Ban?

Hands-Free Device Ban?

Last March, Chapel Hill, North Carolina became the first locality in the United States to completely prohibit the use of cell phones, including hands-free devices, while driving. The American Trucking Association released a statement indicating “this move is significant since other local jurisdictions may soon follow, creating an additional challenge for drivers in tracking the…

Trucking Industry At a Glance

Each year the American Trucking Association releases American Trucking Trends. The 2012 edition shows that trucking is the driving force behind the improving economy. Safe, reliable and efficient motor carriers enable businesses throughout the entire supply chain to keep inventories lean, thereby saving the economy billions of dollars each year. Operating Stats Trucking employs 6.8…