So far this year, freight market trends are nowhere near where they were just a year ago. Not that we were expecting the freight market to emulate what it did in 2018, however, we anticipated that the market would not still be yielding this kind of slowness.
Roadcheck is a 72-hour inspection blitz on commercial motor vehicles. During this time, inspectors will perform tens of thousands of roadside inspections, which will place many trucks and drivers out of service and unable to work.
Well, since the government shutdown began on December 22nd, it has lasted for a solid 3 weeks. The shutdown, as you may already know, was a direct result of Trump after lawmakers failed to pass a bill granting funding for the development of the wall on the U.S. -- Mexico border. How much of an effect does the shutdown have on DOT, FMCSA, and the trucking/freight/transportation industry as a whole?