TORONTO, Ont. — Driver compensation is on the rise in 2018, as fleets in Canada and the U.S. compete for drivers to take advantage of a strong market.   “Everybody is upping their pay. Everybody,” said Jane Jazrawy, co-founder of Carriers Edge, which runs the Truckload Carriers Association’s Best Fleets to Drive For program. She was […]

NASHVILLE, TN – Winnipeg-based Bison Transport has won the 2017 Overall Best Fleet to Drive For Award in the large carrier category as part of the 2017 Best Fleets to Drive for program.   Bison has won the award three times and received it for the second consecutive year at the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Daniel Sieczkarski, a professional driver for Melton Truck Lines based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was named the 2016 Highway Angel of the Year.   The Highway Angel of the Year Award is given to truck drivers who display exemplary acts of kindness and courage on the road and go above and beyond their […]

WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport driver John Lilley has been named a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel for his help at the scene of a bad accident and his efforts to save the life of one of the victims.   On Dec. 11, around 2:30 p.m., Kelowna, B.C.-based Lilley was on his way to […]

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Thanks to the installation of in-cab satellite TV packages in its entire fleet, Utah-based trucking company Interide Transport reported a significant improvement in driver retention and an annual savings on its investment.   The company said after installing satellite provider EpicVue in its trucks, which offers packages with more than […]

Lindsay Lawler’s last stop on her latest Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour will be Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. CST at the TravelCenters of America in downtown Nashville.   The country recording artist and spokesperson for the Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angel program said the finale includes a performance by Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search winner Nate Moran […]

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Jack Yancer as its latest Highway Angel.   Yancer was a professional truck driver who died while helping someone in the course of his job on the road.   On May 21, 2014, Yancer had been driving on I-70 in Indianapolis, Ind. when he saw a car get […]