Bigger Panama Canal – Good Deal for Missouri Truckers

By 2014 the Panama Canal will be doubling its capacity to carry significantly more and larger ships.  What does that have to do with Missouri truckers?  You’ll be surprised.  Thousands of truckloads of freight come to the USA from China, Japan, and other countries in the Far East on huge container ships that are too [...]

The January 3rd, 2012 Trucker Cell Phone Ban Gets Mixed Reviews

On January 3rd, 2012, Truckers Will be Banned from Using Handheld Cell Phones The cell phone ban goes into effect on January 3, 2012 and will impact an estimated 4 million drivers nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Groups within the trucking industry have expressed mixed reviews of the new federal rule prohibiting [...]