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Roadside targeted inspections slated in June

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Truckers, mark June 4-6 on your calendars as the dates for 2013’s Roadcheck. Roadcheck is a targeted enforcement inspections program on commercial vehicles, whereby nearly 14 trucks or buses are inspected every minute from Canada to Mexico during a 72-hour period. The intense annual inspection effort has been conducted since 1988 and is sponsored by […]

States seek ways to fund rest areas

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Louisiana and New Hampshire have added themselves to the roster of states looking at options to buck the current nationwide trend of padlocking interstate rest areas due to a shortage of funding. On April 16, Louisiana’s house members voted unanimously to approve a measure allowing private sponsorship of signs and advertising in rest areas and […]

Pay increase announced at Epes Transport

Posted on: April 25th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

There’s some good news just out for many of Epes Transport’s company drivers; the North Carolina-based truckload carrier announced a pay increase. Starting March 1, 2013 the Northeast premium pay increased $.10 per mile. Epes Transport says the pay increase further contributes to its reputation of offering a community-based driver culture, plus weekly home time, […]

Brooke Wisdom

I have a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and have been with Randall-Reilly's editorial department for more than 13 years. I am now a contributing editor to Randall-Reilly's Recruiting Media division.