Podcast Show Notes
TD171: The Future Of LTL, New AB5 Rulings, Overwhelmed Driver Training Programs, Understanding Fuel Surcharges, & More
In today’s show, we talk about new autonomous partnerships and electric truck pilot programs, overwhelmed driver training programs, Amazon’s newest thing, the future of LTL, new AB5 rulings, trucker diversity, understanding fuel surcharges, more waiver extensions, deals for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and more.
We’ve got a Trucker Grub segment too, and I give a listener some advice on finding a good-paying driving job.
This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by:
- Porter Freight Funding – So many services to offer, including Factoring, Dispatching, Freight Brokering, Fuel Cards, Insurance, and Compliance. Call 205-576-8257 to learn more.
Truck stop chains announce Truck Driver Appreciation deals from CDLLife.com
I-30 traffic to shift onto new Arkansas River bridge starting in September from CDLLife.com
Kentucky emergency HOS waiver extended through September from OverdriveOnline.com
FMCSA again extends nationwide HOS waiver for COVID-19 relief haulers through the fall from CDLLife.com
Driver Training Programs Overwhelmed by Interest from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)
50 Tips for Truck Drivers from LanierLawFirm.com
ATA Makes Headway on Trucking Diversity Plans from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)
LTL business is facing a radical transformation from LandLine.media
Amazon Warehousing & Distribution is company’s latest foray into logistics from FreightWaves.com
Lower court formally lifts injunction against AB5 in California trucking from FreightWaves.com
Port of Oakland wins case for injunction barring future trucker protests from OverdriveOnline.com
Lessons learned from three-year Volvo LIGHTS project from LandLine.media
Autonomous Truck Firm Gatik to Begin Deliveries in Dallas from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)
Locomation to Begin Runs With Oklahoma Carrier from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)
Trucking 101: Understanding fuel surcharges from OverdriveOnline.com
More than 1000 comments received on trucker’s request for personal ELD and HOS exemption from CDLLife.com
Submit your comments on Ronnie Brown’s HOS exemption request
I review Pilot Flying J’s new Burrito Junction in Corbin, Kentucky at I-75 Exit 29.
Bryan writes in to ask for recommendations on good-paying truck driving jobs.
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