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March 26, 2022

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Carriers that put people first win Best Fleets to Drive For honors

28 for-hire carriers were recognized at TCA’s Truckload 2022 for providing positive working environments for truck drivers during the past year. The organization also inducted its first members into a new hall of fame.



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Deciphering the calculus of trucking insurance

For underwriters, premiums don’t get much more complicated than drivers, their safety record, the training they receive, and where they operate. Technology does play a part—and 'nuclear verdicts' have a huge role in the coverage environment.


Navistar's new San Antonio Manufacturing Plant will produce Classes 6-8 International Trucks.

Navistar opens benchmark truck production plant in San Antonio

The factory, which will build Classes 6-8 trucks, includes a body shop, paint shop, general assembly shop, and logistics center. By June, Navistar officials expect the facility will produce 52 trucks a day.


Panelists during Truckload 2022 discussed the realities of autonomous trucking. Pictured (left to right) are Wiley Deck, VP of government affairs and public policy at; Charlie Jatt, head of commercialization for trucking at Waymo; Dima Kislovskiy, VP of truck programs and Aurora; and session moderator Dave Williams, senior VP of equipment and government relations for Knight-Swift Transportation.

Autonomous trucking: The benefits, challenges, and timeline

Autonomous trucks stand to deliver safer roadways, business gains, and relief on the driver shortage. But their deployment will not be instantaneous, as there are hurdles yet to be overcome.


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As fleets seek future drivers, TCA backs federal apprenticeship program

As it opened Truckload 2022, the Truckload Carriers Association signed on as an official sponsor of the Labor Department’s project to train America’s future workforce. Most fleets already are looking for ways to entice the next generation of drivers.

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FleetOwner 500: Top for-hire carriers of 2022

FleetOwner's annual list consists of for-hire carriers in the U.S. and Canada whose rankings are based on total power units operated by each fleet.


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