Tesla Unveils New Semi Truck. Carriers Already Pre-Ordering

We know the saying “necessity is the mother of invention” and it seems that this is one of the main mission statements of Elon Musk and his company, Tesla. His company has so many irons in the fire looking to make the future happen sooner. When he is not trying to get man to Mars… Read more »

Dawn Roberts Named Driver of the Month at “Elite” Fleet

National Carriers, Inc. has named Dawn Roberts as Driver of the Month for August of 2017. She drives a company truck on National Carriers Southwest Regional Fleet and lives in Houma Louisiana. She is now a finalist for National Carriers, Inc. Driver of the Year to be announced in April of 2018. Safety Director Jill… Read more »

Could you make the Million Milers wall?

A new group of Million Milers have joined CRST’s wall. Learn what it takes to join their ranks and go from student to a million miles and beyond. Rewarding drivers for safe driving has been a long-held tradition for CRST Expedited and one that they are proud to continue. CRST Expedited President, Cameron Holzer believes… Read more »

5 Reasons, 5 Ways to Thank A Trucker – Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

We are celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week with five reasons to thank a trucker and five ways to do it. Truck drivers carry 73% of American cargo. They are the prime movers of our economy, literally. With so many goods shipped throughout the country, most communities and businesses would not survive without truck drivers. Drivers are the reason… Read more »

10 Steps Truckers Are Taking to Save Texas, and How You Can Help

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, truckers are showing us what it means to be an American. You don’t wait on some national organization to help you or your neighbor. We’re thankful for those big relief orgs, but sometimes we need the action of a Few Good Men (and women, pardon the phrase) to save… Read more »

Several Found Dead in Trucking Trafficking Incident

An apparent smuggling operation involving undocumented immigrants came to a tragic conclusion early Sunday morning in San Antonio. Confirmed from the Associated Press: Eight people were dead at the scene, according to the San Antonio Fire Department. Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told The Associated Press on Sunday afternoon that… Read more »

When Truckers Meet Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s creator and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg stopped at the World’s Largest Truckstop in Iowa during his tour across America. He learned a thing or two about truck driving jobs in America. He posted on his verified Facebook account about the experience, including photos of him climbing into a rig and enjoying a truckstop meal. We’d like to… Read more »

National Carriers First USA Food Carrier Certified for New FSMA Regulations

Iron Apple is pleased to confirm that National Carriers has recently met the Iron Apple Certification Requirements for FSMA – Food Safety Transport Regulations. The new FMSA Regulations went into effective on April 6, 2017 and impact thousands of the food shippers, brokers, and carriers in the USA and Canada. SAI Global recently completed the… Read more »

Meet Monday Monday Winner Tammydee., Connecticut truck driver

Congratulations to our Money Monday winner, Tammydee, a Connecticut truck driver. Tammydee has had an OTR truck driving job for 4 years. Before she became a truck driver, she worked locally in her hometown so she could be with her children. When her first child left for college and her youngest finished up high school,… Read more »

Meet Monday Monday Winner Richard O., Kansas truck driver

Congratulations to our Money Monday winner Richard O., a Kansas truck driver. He has a tanker trucking job in Kansas. Richard has been a driver for over 26 years, hauling through Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and nearby states. He spent the last 11 years hauling blood from packing houses. Check out the photo of his tanker…. Read more »