She Drives Trucks Staff (TN)SheDrives3 drivers on WIT's Top Women to Watch in Transportation list for 2021March 23, 2021SheDrivesPeterbilt flagship 579 gets updating, faceliftPeterbilt recently unveiled an updated version of its flagship Model 579, which now stands as the company’s most aerodynamic and fuel-efficient truck ever produced.February 9, 2021SheDrivesTruckers choose favorite independent, chain truck stopsAn independent truck stop in Kentucky and one in Illinois operated by a chain are the most popular truck stops in the U.S., according to users of a Trucker’s Path, an information app and load board. The Trucker Path Top 5 best independent truck stops are: 1st Place — Noble’s Restaurant and Truck Stop, Corinth, […]February 9, 2021SheDrives4 new Love’s mean 335 truck parking spotsLoves’ Travel Stops plan to add 38 locations in 2021 got a big boost last week as four new stores opened around the country, adding a total of 335 truck parking spots. The new Love’s are in: James Town, Wyoming with 87 truck parking spaces St. Charles, Minnesota with 63 truck parking spaces Hamilton, Alabama […]February 9, 2021SheDrivesTrucker loses home and family to fire while on the roadWhile on the road last month, a trucker from Georgia got a call no one should ever get. Thomas Reese, the owner and main driver of NYOG & Sons LLC in Rex, Georgia, was on the road in Maryland when he learned his wife and four children died of smoke inhalation when their house was […]February 9, 2021SheDrivesTrooper slams truckers after icy Iowa pileupAn Iowa State Patrol officer took to Twitter to tell truckers to park it when bad weather strikes. His strongly-worded Tweet came after a 40-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 earlier this week that included a tanker rolling atop two trooper cars. Trooper Jon Stickney tweeted: “Truckers, all you are is an 80.000 pound sled on […]February 9, 2021SheDrivesTrucking jobs slid in January down by 2,900Employment in the for-hire trucking industry fell by 2,900 jobs in January, according to preliminary data released Friday, Feb. 4, by the Department of Labor. That’s the first month since April that trucking industry employment dropped from the previous month. The slowdown in hiring among trucking fleets fits into the U.S. economy’s overall trend. Job […]February 9, 2021SheDrivesBeware of high winds on I-77 in Fancy Gap regionWhile travel restrictions on commercial vehicles have been listed by the states of New York and New Jersey, the Virginia Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for part of Interstate 77. The DOT and Virginia State Police are advising commercial vehicles — especially large trucks — to avoid the Fancy Gap region of […]February 2, 2021SheDrivesSearch under way for best singing truckerOverdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search is back for its eighth year, featuring a grand prize of a professional studio recording session. Submissions are open now through March 28. Truckers who love to sing should record a video clip of themselves performing a song — even a simple smartphone recording is acceptable — at home or in […]February 2, 2021SheDrivesRoadcheck inspection blitz focuses on lighting, trucker hoursTruckers in the U.S. Canada and Mexico have about 90 days to ensure they and their trucks are prepared for one of this year’s inspection blitzes, which organizers say will have special focuses on driver’s hours of service and on the trucks’ lighting systems. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has set May 4-6 as the […]February 2, 2021Previous PagePage 2 of 127Next PageTop StoriesHomeCoalition forms to advance trucking industry's positions on clean energyOne goal is to "Educate policymakers on the incredible progress the trucking industry has made in reducing emissions and protecting the environment."HomeIn major acquisition, Knight-Swift buys U.S. Xpress for $808 millionHomeListen to expert and former trucker explain importance of sleepHomeSurvey: Public supports more truck parking ... just not near their homesSponsor ContentKeeping you safe, secure, and compliant. At your nearest travel center.