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Save the Date for TTMA's 78th Annual Convention!

TTMA's Decades of Dedication For over seven decades, the "Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) has been responding "to the need to establish confidence between various manufacturers of truck trailers and also their ...

Commercial Trucking – Then and Now

Commercial trucking is on course to being one of the best paying vocations for people outside the white and blue-collar sector. It is a rapidly growing industry that has been expanding as the economy grows stimulating demand ...

"Braking" Down the Results of the 2019 CVSA Roadcheck Results

A "Slight Increase" in the 2019 International Roadcheck  You can find the results on multiple trucking news sources. One that speaks volumes is THE TRUCKER.COM. Reportedly, "12,019 vehicles" taken off the roads "because of ...

Are You Coping with the Ongoing Driver Shortage?

As Baby Boomer truckers begin to retire, fewer young people are taking advantage of the benefits of the industry. The reduction in new drivers has led to an ongoing shortage across the trucking industry. Brands have begun to ...

Lifting Trucking Efficiencies

The Names Synonymous with a "Truck-Mounted" Forklift Whether you have a truck-mounted forklift, a trailer-mounted forklift, or a piggyback forklift, they are all the same. What is great about this type of forklift is the ...

Weigh In on the Hours of Service Regulations

The Problems with Current HOS Regulations For anyone in the trucking industry, especially our hard-working truck drivers, the current hours of service (HOS) made it more difficult than expected. Here are the problems, as ...

We're Trailering our Appreciation to America's Truck Drivers

Get Ready for National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week  Life is busy, and life is hectic. When you think how hectic life would be without truck drivers, it's not a happy thought. Our grocery store shelves would not have all ...

Backing Up a Semi-Truck in Tight Spots

Backing Up: It Takes Time to Learn and Maneuver For new CDL drivers, it's never easy to make those first back up maneuvers, especially if it involves backing up off a street with limited space into a tight spot. Thanks to ...

Don't Forget to Check for Missing or Dangling Mud Flaps

Mud Flaps: Hard to Miss on Your Daily Inspection Mud Flaps are parts of the tractor and trailer that are easily seen and inspected. If you're missing one mud flap, it could be a sign that a daily inspection is not being done. ...

The Daily Start to a Successful Trucking Career

Pre-Trip Inspections: The Smart Way to Start Your Day As a truck driver or fleet manager, you know how crowded the majority of our major roads and highways are these days. It is the responsibility of the truck driver to ...
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