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Drivers named for Goodyear’s hero award

Posted on: February 27th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award winner will be announced March 27 at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. The Goodyear Highway Hero Award is given to professional truck drivers who risk their own safety in order to help others in trouble, and this year’s four finalists certainly live up to […]

Food haulers may see more requirements

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Some new criteria for cleanliness might be applied to those long-haul carriers transporting food if a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) goes into action. The FDA is proposing to establish stepped-up requirements for food transportation to ensure food safety throughout the supply chain. The proposal is part of […]

FMCSA’s Study Criticized by Industry

Posted on: February 12th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The recently released Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) study on the efficacy of its new 34-hour restart provision in its Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations has already received a barrage of criticism. The study was required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which set a deadline of September 30, 2013 […]

McNamee, Carbon Express driver, is Highway Angel

Posted on: February 7th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

A driver for Carbon Express, Inc., who happens also to be a volunteer fireman, used his first responder training and expertise to rescue a van driver after a blowout on the highway. For that action, William McNamee of Christopher, Illinois, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). On September 30, […]

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.