Entries by Jamey Wozniak

Pa. Driver Is Grand Champion at ‘Super Bowl of Safety’

Last week, 431 top truck drivers from around the country descended upon St. Louis for the 78th annual “Super Bowl of Safety,” otherwise known as the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships, hosted by American Trucking Associations. But only one of them could be proclaimed 2015 Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion. That person was […]

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Senate Bill Would Make Truck Driving Age 18

  Legislation introduced by Republican lawmakers this month would lower the federal truck driving age to 18, according to a July 10 Associated Press article.  Current federal regulations mandate that people be at least 21 years of age to drive commercial trucks across state lines, but a bill introduced this month by Republican senators would […]

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Driver Turnover Rate Plummets to Lowest Point in 4 Years

    More U.S. truck drivers stayed with their employers in the first quarter of 2015 and annualized turnover rates declined to their lowest point in four years, reported the American Trucking Associations. The Wall Street Journal covered the issue in a July 14 article, saying: The turnover rate was down to 84% for operators of truckload […]